MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

NC(V) Engineering & Related Design L2-4

NC(V) ENGINEERING & RELATED DESIGN L2-4

The NC(V) Engineering and Related Design course caters for a wide range of career opportunities for students who would like to become qualified artisans within the mechanical engineering sector. The prospective students will be exposed to a wide range of mechanical engineering subjects. The academic programme integrates the theoretical principles and the practical experience to form a holistic understanding of mechanical engineering. Students are thus prepared to fit into the activities and processes that are expected in the real world of work.
Students that successfully complete the Level 4 qualification may seek employment opportunities in his/her field of study. Students who wish to further their academic studies may advance to the N4-N6 Mechanical Engineering courses or apply to other Higher Education institutions such as a University of Technology.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

  • Level 2 – Grade 9 (with Maths & Science with 50% pass)
  • Level 3 – Level 2 qualification
  • Level 4 – Level 3 qualification

You must have passed the following subjects at school:

  • Mathematics
  • English

COURSE DURATION

How long will it take to complete the qualification?

  • 3 years full-time (1 year per level) 
  • Enrolment in January (Part-time - Not available)

COURSE LOCATION

Where can I study this course?

NC(V) Engineering & Related Design L2-4 in the fields of FITTING & TURNING, SHEET METAL, WELDING and BOILER MAKING is available full-time only at:


THORNTON CAMPUS


MOTOR DIESEL is available full-time only at ATHLONE CAMPUS


Enquiries:  
Mr. Reuben Mokotedi (Senior Lecturer) (Athlone Campus)
(T) : (021) 637 9183 (ext.402) 
(E) : rmokotedi@cct.edu.za

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

What will I be studying during this course?

Level 2-4 Fundamental Subjects (Compulsory)
  • English
  • Mathematics 
  • Life Orientation

CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's

What will I be qualified as after completing the course?
This qualification is the first step towards a career path in one of the following:
  • Auto Electrician
  • Boilermaker
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Fitter & Turner
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Sheet-metal Worker
  • Tool Maker
  • Welder
  • Fitter (e.g. Maintenance Fitter, Marine Fitter, Hydraulic Fitter, etc.)

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