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Comprehend and apply advanced knowledge of the widely-applied principles underpinning good engineering practice, specialist knowledge and knowledge specific to the jurisdiction and local conditions.

When: 2019/03/07
Contact: Linda Robinson

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Comprehend and apply advanced knowledge Workshop

Widely-applied principles underpinning good engineering practice, specialist knowledge and knowledge specific to the jurisdiction and local conditions. 

Outcome 3 Workshop of SAIMechE's Standard of Professional Competency Outcomes Series

Event Date : 7 March 2019
Time: 08:30 - 16:00 approx., registration from 08:00
Closing Date : 25 February 2019
Event Code: P03A9
CPD Accreditation Number : SAIMechE-1258-12/21

Sica's Guest House & Conference Centre,
19 Owen Avenue, Mayville, Durban

Teas and lunch are provided
Members - R1 725.00 (R1 500.00 + VAT R225.00)
Non-members - R3 450.00 (R3,000.00 + VAT R450.00)
Terms & Conditions:

SAIMechE KZN Branch does not offer credit terms.  To secure your booking, payment must be made and proof of payment sent by 25 February 2019.
Certification and Material:
Each participant will be provided with a manual of course material.  This workshop carries 1 CPD point.
This workshop focuses on Outcome 3 of SAIMechE's  Standard of Professional Competence. The spotlight is on the importance and value of the principles and knowledge underpinning good engineering practice and the application of the body of knowledge available to the competent professional engineer.
Who should attend:
 If you are thinking about professional development, then this is a good Outcome to attend.  Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this workshop, one of a series of eleven, will help you to develop and refine the skills needed for professional success.  In this series each workshop is presented as a stand-alone offering for your selection, convenience and professional development.
Workshop Programme: 
This outcome is normally demonstrated in the course of design, investigation or operations. The delegate typically:
1. Displays mastery of understanding of engineering principles, practice and technologies in the practice area;
2. Applies general and underpinning engineering knowledge to support analysis and provide insight;
3. Uses a fundamentals-based, first principles analytical, approach building models as required;
4. Displays working knowledge of areas that interact with the practice area;
5. Applies related knowledge: financial, statutory, safety, management. 
The above topics will be expanded during the workshop.

Mr. Malcolm Black,  B.Sc.(Mech.Eng.), G.C.C., MSAIMechE, Th.B.
Mr. Malcolm Black, B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.) from the University of Witswaterand (1973), Bachelor of Theology (Th.B.) from Rhodes (1977), Government Certificate of Competency (1982).  Currently Malcolm leads SAIMechE's Professional Development Programme.  He was an elected member of the Council of SAIMechE since 2010 to 2016 and is a  Past Chairman of SAIMechE's KZN Branch.  He first worked as a Student Engineer - Anglo American Research Laboratories, Crown Mines and then as a Manager and/or Engineer in a number of companies;  Site Engineer - Anglo American Research Laboratories, Crown Mines; Factory Manager - Turnall Ltd., Jacobs, Durban; Factory and Building Products Manager- Xpanda Products, Pinetown;  Plant Engineer - Tongaat Oils and African Products, Jacobs, Durban; Plant Engineer - Coats (Pty) Ltd., Hammarsdale; Engineering Manager - Dempsey Engineering and Buckman Laboratories, Hammarsdale; Factory Engineer - Gelvenor Textiles, Hammarsdale. His recent activities include OHSAct GMR 2(1) appointee at SRF Packaging.  All the above positions required the use of management and technical skills in order to get the required tasks done and produce the necessary bottom line results.  All management skills were obtained in practical situations and developed with plant and business performance in mind.  His current focus is on training, programme and mentoring development.

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