National Certificate (Vocational) Engineering Studies Engineering and Related Design
1 Year / 1 Year Full Time / Full Time
This high standard, high knowledge and high quality vocational qualification is directly addressing the skills shortage in South Africa. Students are doing 60% practical and 40% theory. The Vocational subjects are career orientated.
Admission requirements: Should have passed both Mathematics and Science. Duration : 1 year, from January to December Compulsory Fundamental Subjects in Engineering Studies Studies are: English First Language, Mathematics and Life Orientation.
Engineering and Related Design NQF Levels 2-4 Compulsory Vocational subjects are:
Level 2: Engineering Fundamentals, Engineering Technology, Engineering Systems, Fitting and Turning (optional) Or Engineering Fabrication (Optional) Or Automotive Repair and Maintenance (Optional)
Level 3: Engineering Practice and Maintenance ,Materials Technology, Engineering Graphics and Design, Fitting and Turning (Optional) Or Engineering Fabrication (Optional) Or Automotive Repair and Maintenance (Optional)
Level 4: Engineering Processes, Professional Engineering, Practice, Applied Engineering Technology, Fitting and Turning (optional) Or Engineering Fabrication (Optional) Or Automotive Repair and Maintenance (Optional)
Career Opportunities: Depending on specific career field chosen:
Fabrication: The certificate holder will be able to design shafts and ventilation systems; plan and design mines and mining facilities; fabricate plate work and manufacturing of steel structures; interpret technical drawings.
Fitting and Turning: The certificate holder will be able to manufacture tools, machines and engines; operate and maintain machines; manufacture machines and other related components; interpret technical drawings.
Automotive Repair and Maintenance: The certificate holder will have access to the following sectors: Car manufacturing; Automo- tive Repair and Maintenance; Motor Mechanics.