Materials Handling

Introduction

It has been authoritatively reported that the movement of material, in the course of productive operation, may absorb as much as 96% of the time to convert raw material into a useful commodity. Clearly, the technique of material handling is an area of study promising significant rewards to the specialist and indicative of substantial economies in processing, to management.

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

Technical Mathematics

Logistics and Transportation *

Bulk Transportation Systems *

Materials Process Technology *

Material Handing *

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + one year tertiary study in the appropriate field

Award

FACULTY Certificate and Transcript

Skills

Posted on

January 19, 2017

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