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Understanding and Fulfilling the Role of the 2.13.1

Gain key knowledge, insights, tools, and resources to help you successfully fulfill the role of a 2.13.1

8 Days

20 hours

Online learning

2 CPD points

Course starts on 25 Jan 2022

Time remaining to start date:

What You Will Learn:

Context and requirements of a 2.13.1

2.13.1 roles and responsibilities

2.13.1 Career development planning

Course Approach

Learn - We will present the basic Mine Health & Safety Act & Regulations theory that will provide context and a solid foundation.

Practice - We will go through examples together where we apply the theory in the context of the 2.13.1 role.

Apply - You will be given an opportunity to apply the theory and lessons learned from examples to complete the two class projects which will then be evaluated by the course leader.


Introduction: Orientation & course welcome

Module 1: What is a 2.13.1?

Module 2: What must I be doing as a 2.13.1?

Module 3: How must I be doing my functions?

Module 4: The 2.13.1 career paths

Module 5: The 2.13.1 career development plan

Class Project 1: Develop a comprehensive career plan

Class Project 2: Develop a 2.13.1 career brand kit

This course includes:

10 hours on-demand videos

Course delivered over 8 days

Useful articles

One 3-hour live group session

5 downloadable resources

A single review of the class projects

12-months access to digital content

Certificate of completion

Palucraft role of the 2.13.1 mine engineer

Who should attend?

  • Final year mechanical and electrical Bachelors or National Diploma engineering students

  • Mechanical and electrical Bachelors or National Diploma engineering graduates with less than 2 years of experience

  • Mechanical and electrical Bachelors or National Diploma experienced hires with less than eight years experience looking to change career paths

Applicable industries

  • Mining: PGMs, Manganese, Chromite, Gold, Coal, Diamond, Vanadium, and Vermiculite

Typical employers

  • ​Mining: Anglo America, South32, Samancor, Sibanye Stillwater, Exxaro, De Beers, Bushveld minerals, and Palabora Mining Company

Career prospects

  • ​Gain key insights on how the 2.13.1 career path may lead to career progression from GCC Mines Candidate or Engineer in Training to Engineering Manager.​

  • Decide if pursuing the 2.13.1 career path is ideal for you.

Course structure

  • The course will be delivered over 8 days.

  • Day one will be a live 1-hour orientation.

  • The on-demand video content will be made available over the four days in accordance with the schedule.

  • The learner will have to go through the video content in order.

  • Proceeding content will be unlocked once the learner has watched at least 80% of the video content.

  • Proceeding modules will be unlocked once the learner obtains at least 70% in the quiz assessment at the end of each module.

  • The three-hour live session will be used to discuss the class project in detail and provide guidelines where necessary.

  • The learner will be given three days to complete the class projects and submit them for assessment.

  • Written feedback will be sent to each learner on the depth of their class project - This will be done a day after the class project deadline.

  • Certificate of completion will be issued after completing 100% of the online content and submitting class projects on time.

Course cost

R3450.00 (incl. VAT) per attendee. Enrolment will be confirmed upon full payment.


A payment plan is not available for this course.

Note: Employers who enroll more than 10 learners will receive special discounts.

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