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Understanding and Fulfilling the Role of the CR 8.1 - Construction Manager

Gain key knowledge, insights, tools, and resources to help you successfully fulfill the role of the CR 8.1 (Construction Manager)

8 Days

20 hours

Online learning

2 CPD points

Course starts on 6 June 2022

Time remaining to start date:

What You Will Learn:

Context and requirements of the CR 8.1

CR 8.1 roles and responsibilities

CR 8.1 Career development planning

Course Approach

Learn - We will present the basic OHS Act and Construction 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 CR 8.1 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 the CR 8.1?

Module 2: What must I be doing as CR 8.1?

Module 3: How must I be doing my functions?

Module 4: CR 8.1 career paths

Module 5: CR 8.1 career development plan

Class Project 1: Develop a comprehensive career plan

Class Project 2: Develop a CR 8.1 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 GMR 2 course

Who should attend?

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

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

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

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

  • ​Gain key insights on how the CR 8.1 career path may lead to career progression from Engineer in Training to Construction Manager.​

  • Decide if pursuing the Construction Manager (CR 8.1) 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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