Mine Surveyor’s Government Certificate of Competency

Examination Administrator

Ms Gugu Mtetwa

Tel : +27(0)12-444 3545

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General information

The following documents must be supplied before writing the Mine Surveyor’s Government Certificate of Competency examination:

• Application for acceptance

• A certified copy of any of the following qualifications:

a) An appropriate mine surveying degree;

b) A national diploma in mine surveying;

c) The Chamber of Mines Advanced Certificate in Mine Surveying

d) Any other equivalent mine surveying qualification(s) acceptable to the Commission of Examiners.

• A certified copy of the official Chamber of Mines record of service form on an official company letterhead confirming proof of your appropriate experience, subject to the following minimum criteria:

a) At least three years practical experience in mine surveying acceptable to the commission, provided that one year has been in the underground workings of a mine;

• An original letter from the Chief Surveyor, Mentor or other Competent Supervisor regarding your relevant experience.

• A testimonial confirming your general good conduct and sober habits.

• A certified copy of your identity document.

Once you have had confirmation of acceptance as a candidate, the following must be completed and submitted before the closing date of the examinations:

Examination arrangements

Examination Dates

April examinations

October examinations

Closing date for acceptance

20 February 2014

07 August 2014

Closing date for examination

27 February 2014

14 August 2014

Availability of results

23 June 2014

24 November 2014

Closing date for remarks applications

11 July 2014

12 December 2014

Submission of remarks by moderators

25 July 2014

09 January 2015

MSCC April 2014 Examination Time Table Click here

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