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Earn CPD points with WearCheck training

Did you know? When you complete Mobius reliability solutions training courses at WearCheck, you can now earn CPD (continuing professional development) points – this was recently approved by the South African Institute for Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE).

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), in agreement with international engineering bodies, stipulates that South African engineering professionals must undertake CPD activities to keep abreast of expert knowledge, to demonstrate competence and to renew professional registration.

WearCheck has always placed value on ongoing skills training and knowledge development, and the company has presented several levels of oil analysis training for many years. In 2015 WearCheck became an accredited training partner for the internationally-acclaimed Mobius Institute, and began offering condition monitoring courses.

The SAIMechE has approved the following WearCheck courses for CPD points:

Course Duration CPD Credits
Introduction to Vibration 1 Day 1
Precision Balancing 2 Days 2
Vibration Analysis ISO CAT I 4 Days, incl Exam 3
Vibration Analysis ISO CAT II 5 Days, incl Exam 4
Vibration Analysis ISO CAT III 5 Days, incl Exam 4

WearCheck’s Mobius trainer Dennis Swanepoel, who was among the first on the continent to complete his Vibration ISO CAT IV certification, is a qualified mechanical technician and has more than 20 years’ experience in the reliability improvement field.

Says Swanepoel, ‘The SAIMechE approval for CPD points is an excellent endorsement of our courses. Their ratings will be revised in 2021. They are currently validating the three-day Asset Reliability Practitioner ISO CAT course for CPD points, too.

‘For a plant to operate at maximum reliability, it takes competent and well-trained technicians who apply their world class knowledge and skills. WearCheck’s training courses can enhance staff competency to boost the bottom line of the business.

Mobius training is internationally acclaimed as the standard for reliability solutions technicians, and the courses are run by WearCheck on demand. Costs include the examination fee for CAT I and II, and are as follows:

  • One day on-site condition monitoring overview: R15 000.00 (RSA only)
  • Four day non-certified basic: R10 000.00 preparation for CAT I (including RSA)
  • Five day CAT I: R15 000.00
  • Five day CAT II: R16 450.00

(Prices exclude VAT and are valid until the end of 2018.)

The condition monitoring overview courses do not include training material, and a minimum of six candidates is required for all training courses. There may be an additional charge for the lecturer’s accommodation and travel.

To book a Mobius training course, please contact Christene on christenef@wearcheck.co.za or call WearCheck Johannesburg on (011) 392-6322.

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