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The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering

Welcome to SAIMechE!
The pre-eminent body for the Mechanical Engineering profession

SAIMechE exists to serve the interests and needs of its members, to advance the science and practise of mechanical engineering, and to promote high standards in the profession. Our website is the primary vehicle to deliver on our objectives. Click here to join...

Standard of Professional Competency key to development

Professional Development Programme

Driving the strategic objectives of SAIMechE is a commitment to the professional competencies described in its Standard of Professional Competency (SPC).

SAIMechE’s SPC adopts the
eleven learning outcomes described in the Engineering Council of South Africa’s various competency standards for professional registration. In doing so, the Institution endorses the standard as the complete description of competencies expected of the "professional”. Read more...

The SAIMechE Standard of Competency can be viewed by clicking here.

SAIMechE Council Annual Report

SAIMechE Council Report
The SAIMechE Annual Council Report for the 2014-2015 term as presented at the AGM held 5 August 2015 is available by clicking here.

The comprehensive report reflects on the status of the Institution, and how it has performed and delivered on its strategic objectives and over the past year.

Extract from the report: "As noted in the introduction, the growth within SAIMechE over the past year has greatly improved the Institution’s ability to address the challenges facing our profession, and to seize the opportunities presented us.

May we continue to drive our objectives through our motto - "by knowledge we advance”.

About SAIMechE

The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) is the senior body representing the discipline of mechanical engineering in South Africa. It covers all fields of application as diverse as automobile, energy generation, process engineering, heavy manufacture, design, management, research, mining and education. The Institution was established in 1892.

The SAIMechE motto is ‘Scientia Progredimur’ - By Knowledge We Advance.

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SAIMechE Training Events

SAIMechE short course events are designed to satisfy the ongoing development needs of practicing professionals, both as delegates and event presenters.

SAIMechE's training events are a mechanism to benefit all stakeholders: SAIMechE members, the Institution itself, and the general mechanical engineering community.

All SAIMechE training events are CPD validated.

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