Presented by the Aerospace Medicine Division, University of Pretoria in conjunction with the South African Military Health Services’ Institute for Aviation Medicine and the Aviation Medicine section of the South African Civil Aviation Authority.
When: 13 – 24 February 2017 (weekdays only). Note that only one course is presented annually.
Where: Institute for Aviation Medicine, 1 Lionel Slade Road, Lyttelton, Centurion.
The Aviation Medical Examiners Course qualifies medical doctors as Aviation Medical Examiners, fulfilling the requirements for registration as Designated Aviation Medical Examiners (DAMEs) with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).
After attending the course, successful medical doctors should:
- be proficient in performing aviation medical examinations on pilots and other aircrew members; and
- fulfil the requirements for registration as Designated Aviation Medical Examiners with the SACAA.
Short courses and programmes presented by the University of Pretoria via Enterprises UP are not unit standard based and not credit-bearing on the National Qualifications Framework, but are fully recognised by the University of Pretoria. Delegates successfully completing a course and who comply with the relevant assessment criteria, receive a certificate of successful completion from the University of Pretoria.
Who should enrol?
Any medical doctor interested in the field of aviation medicine who wishes to register as a DAME. In addition successful completion of the AME course is a requirement for commencing the BSc Hons (Aerospace Medicine) degree offered at the University of Pretoria.
An MBChB Degree is required.
- There is no entry exam but to register as a DAME participants must pass an exam (60% required) at the end of the course.
- CPD points are allocated for this course.
To register, contact the course co-ordinator
Tel: +27(0) 12 434 2612
Enquiries regarding content
Dr Chris Blunden
Tel: +27(0) 12 671 6806