MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

National Certificates N1-N3: Engineering Studies

NATIONAL CERTIFICATES N1-N3: ENGINEERING STUDIES

The National Certificates N1 to N3 in the Mechanical Engineering programme caters for students who would like to study any of the following engineering subjects: Motor/Diesel Mechanic OR Fitter and Turner.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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

  • N1: Minimum of Grade 11 with Mathematics above 50% 
  • N2: N1 or equivalent with the four appropriate subjects
  • N3: N2 or equivalent with the four appropriate subjects

How do I get an apprenticeship to allow me entry into this course?

  • You must be registered as an apprentice with a company.

COURSE DURATION

How long will it take to complete the qualification?

  • 1 year full-time (each level is 12 weeks) 
  • Enrolment in January, May or September (Part-time - Not available)

COURSE LOCATION

Where can I study this course?

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE N1-N3: Mechanical Engineering Studies is available full-time at:


ATHLONE CAMPUS   and   THORNTON CAMPUS


Enquiries:  
Mr. Alfred Mojalefa Ramahlape (Campus Manager - Athlone Campus)
(T) : (021) 637 9183
(E) : aramahlape@cct.edu.za

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

What will I be studying during this course?

N1 CERTIFICATE
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Motor or Diesel Trade Theory or Fitting and Turning

CAREER OPTIONS & GENERAL FAQ's

What will I be able to do after I've obtained this qualification?
  • Take up a position as an apprentice or learner technician to gain the necessary industrial experience to be able to do a trade test.

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