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Mechanical Engineering (N1-N3)




Foundation Engineering designed to give students a solid foundation in engineering fundamentals. It is the application of knowledge, typically in the form of science, mathematics, and empirical evidences to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines and materials. This course is an introduction to learning and applying the principles required to solve engineering problems. Concepts will be applied in this course from previous courses you have taken in basic math and physics.

Career Opportunities

  • Assembly Technician
  • Mechanical Assistant
  • Mechanical Design Technician
  • Draughtsman
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Automotive Technician
  • Draughtman

Career Focus

  • To assist with day-to-day operation in the workshop.
  • Assist with the design and planningthe layout of equipment.
  • Fault finding in manufacturing processes
  • Work with project Supervisors/managers on production efforts to ensure thatprojectsare completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget

Learner Material

  • A list of textbooks will be provided by the Campus Academic Department.
  • All textbooks are excluded from the tuition fees
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2 Study options available

Full Time

1-3 year tertiary education programmes for school leavers. National qualifications & international certifications.

FULL TIME, DAY CLASSES,
MONDAY - FRIDAYS

Part Time

Are you a working individual and do not have the time to study full time? This option is perfect for you!
*Only runs in VILT (Virtual Instructor Led Training)

2 EVENINGS P/WEEK
& SATURDAYS

First Year 1st Semester

MODULES

  • Mathematics N1
  • Engineering Science N1
  • Engineering Drawing N1
  • Fitting & Machining Theory N1

EXAMINATION

Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) is the only examination body responsible to set and administer National Examinations. Only students who have registered and complied with the administration requirement will be allowed to write the examination.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National N Certificate:Engineering Studies (Foundation) – Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 67109, NQF Level 2)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 9 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N1
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

First Year 2nd Semester

MODULES

  • Mathematics N2
  • Engineering Science N2
  • Engineering Drawing N2
  • Fitting & Machining N2

EXAMINATION

Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) is the only examination body responsible to set and administer National Examinations. Only students who have registered and complied with the administration requirement will be allowed to write the examination.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National N Certificate:Engineering Studies (Foundation) – Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 67375, NQF Level 3)
  • Certificates and Diplomas are issued by the DHET.
    The release of Statements of results and Certificates are dependent on DHET Timeline.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 10 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N2
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Second Year 1st Semester

MODULES

  • Mathematics N3
  • Engineering Science N3
  • Engineering Drawing N3
  • Mechanotechnology N3

EXAMINATION

Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) is the only examination body responsible to set and administer National Examinations. Only students who have registered and complied with the administration requirement will be allowed to write the examination.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National N Certificate:Engineering Studies (Foundation) – Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 67491, NQF Level 4)
  • Certificates and Diplomas are issued by the DHET.
    The release of Statements of results and Certificates are dependent on DHET Timeline.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Grade 11 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N3
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd (selected registered campuses) is also provisionally registered as a private higher education institution in terms of section 54(3) of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No 101 of 1997), and Regulation 14(4)(b) of the Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions, 2016. (No 2014/HE07/004). (Registered campuses: Bloemfontein, Boksburg, Polokwane, Potchefstroom , Pretoria, Stellenbosch)

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    CTU Training Solutions | Updated: November 2nd, 2020
    Terms & Conditions: The content of this page is subject to change without notification due to market trends in the industry, legislation and/ or programme version updates. Refer to website for the latest version of the prospectus. The CTU Career Campus, a division of CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd, reserves the right to change the programme content without prior notice. Additional international exams may be written but are not included in the programme fee. Minimum student (capacity) group sizes will fall into the Virtual Instructor-Led programme commencing in the months of February & July of each year.

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