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GCC Factories Plant Engineering Exam Bootcamp
(In-person Classes)

An intense three (3) day revision to help GCC Factories Candidates with the final revision for the plant engineering exam

Fees from

R6 900.00




3 days


30 hours

Start date

18 May 2023

Enrollment Closing date:
10 May 2023

What You Will Learn:

Insights on the upcoming exam

Resolve exam question challenges

6-step approach to solving calculation exam questions

Improve pre-exam strategy

Course Approach

Learn - We will present the important GCC Factories Plant Engineering models that provide context and a solid foundation.

Practice - We will go through examples together where we apply the models in the context of the GCC Factories plant engineering exam.

Apply - You will be given an opportunity to apply the models and lessons learned from examples to go through past exam questions.

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Course Structure

Introduction: Orientation & course welcome

Day 1: Revise Steam Generators

Day 2: Revise Transformers & motors

Day 3: Revise Fluid Mechanics and Strength

BONUS (self-study): Revise Safety Management and SANS 10142

This course includes:

3 x 8-hour in-person group sessions

Content delivered over 3 days

3-months access to Online Courses (worth R2997.00)

Online coaching on answering exam questions

3-months email support

Certificate of Attendance

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

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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: 10 May 2023, 2 PM

Class One: 18 May 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Class Two: 19 May 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Class Three: 20 May 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Revision (Self-study): 21 May until exam

Exam date: TBC

Semester Two

Registration Closes: 10 Oct 2023, 2 PM

Class One: 19 Oct 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Class Two: 20 Oct 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Class Three: 21 Oct 2023, 8 AM to 5 PM

Revision (Self-study): 22 Oct until exam

Exam date: TBC

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Time Commitment

You are expected to attend the three classes as per the schedule.

Every class will start promptly at 8 AM and end at 5 PM. The classes are delivered Thursday through Saturday at the specified venue.

The classes facilitate the basic approach to answering exam-type questions. It is assumed that the GCC Factories Candidate has gone through all the important theories.

The Bootcamp is an in-person attendance, and there is no online attendance option.


Please consider the online Bootcamp if you are interested in the online option.


The GCC Factories Plant Engineering Exam Preparation Bootcamp is a non-accredited short-course.

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

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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

R6 900.00 (Incl. VAT)*

*Based on the Early-bird special. The original price is R8 625.00.

Payment Plan

The payment plan is not available for the Bootcamp.



*No payment plan option.


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

Starts at

R6 900.00 (Incl. VAT)*

*Based on the Early-bird special. The original price is R8 625.00.