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GCC Factories OHS Act Exam Preparation Programme

An accredited fourteen (14) week programme to help GCC Factories Candidates effectively prepare for the OHS Act exam delivered online as a webinar


R8 625.00




3.5 months


50 hours

Start date

6 July 2023

Enrollment Closing date:
6 July 2023

What You Will Learn:

Exam context & preparation strategy for success

Important OHS Act exam content


How to answer OHS Act exam questions

Role of the GMR 2.1 in assuring safety & compliance

Course Approach

Learn - We will present the basic GCC Factories OHS Act theory to provide context and a solid foundation.

Practice - We will go through examples together where we apply the theory in the context of the GCC Factories OHS Act exam.

Apply - You will be given an opportunity to apply the theory and lessons learned from examples to complete the quiz assessments, homework assignments, and practice exams.

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Course Structure

Introduction: Orientation & course welcome

Module 1: OHS Act

Module 2: Substances & noise regulations

Module 3: Pressure equipment regulations

Module 4: Lift, escalator & passenger conveyor regulations

Module 5: Driven machinery regulations

Module 6: Electrical machinery regulations

Module 7: General administrative regulations

Module 8: General safety regulations

Module 9: Facilities regulations

Module 10: Environmental regulations at workplaces

Module 11: Electrical installation regulations

Module 12: Major hazard installation regulations

Module 13: Explosives regulations

Module 14: General machinery regulations

Module 15: Construction regulations

Module 16: Diving regulations

Module 17: Ergonomics regulations

This course includes:

5 x 3-hour online group session

Free online one-on-one consultation (worth R1500.00)

Palucraft textbook (worth R920.00)

Content delivered over 14 weeks

12-months access to Online Courses (worth R11 988.00)

Online coaching on answering exam questions

12 months email support

Certificate of Completion

Palucraft GCC factories plant course

Who should attend?

  • GCC Factories mechanical or electrical candidates (Ideally)

  • Mechanical or electrical engineers, technicians, and artisans with N6​

Applicable industries

  • Consumer goods: FMCG, Tobacco, Beverages, and Distilleries

  • Energy: Oil, Gas, Energy, and Utilities

  • Manufacturing: Chemicals, Automotive, Food Production, Glass, Ceramics, Concrete, Packaging, Plastics, and Paper

Typical employers

  • Consumer goods: Unilever, British American Tobacco, SAB, and Distell

  • Energy: Sasol, Engen, and Eskom

  • Manufacturing: BASF, Toyota, Tongaat Hullet, Consol, Saint-Gobain, Nampak, and Sappi

Career prospects

  • Engineering manager

  • Maintenance manager

  • GMR 2.1 Legal appointment (Engineer in Charge)

  • Maintenance or plant engineer

Important Dates

Semester One

Registration Closes: 9 Feb 2023, 2 PM

Orientation: 9 Feb 2023, 6 PM to 7 PM

Class One: 23 Feb 2023, 6 PM to 10 PM

Class Two: 9 Mar 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Three: 23 Mar 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Four: 6 Apr 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Five: 20 Apr 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Revision (Self-study): 21 Apr to 4 June

Exam date: TBC

Semester Two

Registration Closes: 6 July 2023, 2 PM

Orientation: 6 July 2023, 6 PM to 7 PM

Class One: 20 July 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Two: 3 Aug 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Three: 17 Aug 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Four: 31 Aug 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Class Five: 14 Sep 2023, 6 PM to 9 PM

Revision (Self-study): 15 Sep to 31 Oct

Exam date: TBC

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Time Commitment

You are expected to attend the five online classes as per the schedule.

Every class will start promptly at 6 PM and end at 9 PM. The classes are delivered fortnightly online via Microsoft Teams Webinar.

The classes facilitate the basic approach to answering exam-type questions. The theory is delivered via on-demand videos on the Learner Management System (LMS).

The online option of the programme is a webinar delivered via Microsoft Teams Webinar, and there is no in-person attendance option.


The GCC Factories OHS Act Programme is an accredited short-course with the Engineering Council of South Africa.

To obtain the Certificate of Completion, the student must achieve at least a 60% attendance rate (i.e. attend at least three of the five classes).

In addition, the student must complete at least 80% of the online courses. The student must obtain at least 70% on the online quiz assessments.

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Enroll Now

You can enroll to programme by choosing one of the three options below.


Choose this option if you are paying for yourself.


Starts at

R8 625.00 (Incl. VAT)*


Payment Plan

Choose this option if you want to make use of our payment plan.

Payment 1

R4 312.50 pm (Incl. VAT)*


*Early-bird is not applicable if you choose to use the payment plan. Payment 2: R2156.25. Payment 3: R2156.25.


Choose this option if your company is paying for you and your colleagues.

Starts at

R8 625.00 (Incl. VAT)*


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