Professional Body Approval – SAAMA
The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Board approved the recognition of SAAMA as a professional body for an initial period of five years starting in 2016. It also approved the registration of the designation “Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management” (CSAM) to be awarded by SAAMA. This is the first designation that will be developed and awarded, to be followed by further designations indicating different levels of proficiency in Asset Management.
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Notice to SAAMA members: CSAM Designation
One of SAAMA’s main objectives is to uplift the professional status of the maintenance and asset management practitioners by raising the professional standards of maintenance and asset management in industry. As a major step towards achieving this objective, the SAQA Board approved the recognition of SAAMA as a professional body. It also approved the registration of the designation “Certified Senior Practitioner in Asset Management” (CSAM) to be awarded by SAAMA. For more information, click here.
Establishment of the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Technical committee
SAAMA has endorsed the establishment of the Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Technical committee. The aim of this committee is to guide and shape the RBI methodology in Southern Africa.
The main aim of this RBI Technical Committee would be to develop and maintain standards, guidelines and competencies that will support RBI implementation across industry, as well as to evaluate the suitability within the South African context and introduce these practices into the SA environment.
You are invited to participate to lead a structured and improved capability that supports effective maintenance and asset management. Should you wish to attend on the inaugural committee meeting on 10 October 2018 at the Megawatt Park offices of Eskom, please send your name and contact details to Logan Reddy on firstname.lastname@example.org by 4th October 2018 to ensure your place and receive full committee details.
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