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Mechanical Engineering (N4-N6)




Engineering, the application of knowledge, typically in the form of science, mathematics, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines and materials. Mechanical Engineering involves the design and manufacture of physical or mechanical systems, such as power and energy systems, aerospace products, engines, compressors, manufacturing, and mechatronics.

Career Opportunities

  • Aerospace Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • CAD Technician
  • Draughtsman
  • Process Control/Technician
  • Maintenance Foreman
  • Mechanical engineer

Career Focus

  • Design new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products
  • Perform detailed calculations to develop manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications
  • Work with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • Direct the manufacture, installation, and testing of electrical equipment to ensure that products meet specifications and codes
  • Investigate complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions

Learner Material

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

Requirement:

A laptop* and a minimum of 10GB data per month (uncapped recommended) are required.

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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

Year 1

MODULES

  • Engineering Mathematics N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Mechanical Draughting N4
  • Mechanotechnics N4
  • Engineering Mathematics N5
  • Power Machines N5
  • Mechanical Drawing & Design N5
  • Mechanotechnics N5

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 examination.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National Certificate:N4 Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 66876, NQF Level 5)
  • National Certificate:N5 Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 66956, NQF Level 5)
  • Certificates and Diplomas are issued by the DHET.
    The release of Statements of results and Certificates are dependent on DHET Timeline.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Grade 12 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy and Physical Science); National Senior Certificate (NSC); Level 4 NCV; Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL); N3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Year 2

MODULES

  • Engineering Mathematics N6
  • Power Machines N6
  • Mechanical Drawing & Design N6
  • Mechanotechnics N6

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 examination.

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National Certificate: N6 Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 67005, NQF Level 5)
  • Certificates and Diplomas are issued by the DHET.
    The release of Statements of results and Certificates are dependent on DHET Timeline.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: N5 Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 66956, NQF Level 5)

National N Diploma

NATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • National N Diploma: Mechanical Engineering (NQF Level 6). SAQA ID 67043 LP 90674.
  • Certificates and Diplomas are issued by the DHET.
    The release of Statements of results and Certificates are dependent on DHET Timeline.

After the successful achievement of the N6 National Certificate, it is compulsory for learners to complete 18 months In-Service Training in order to obtain a National N Diploma.

Please refer to the Work Integrated Learning Policy for detail regarding the In Service Training.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

National Certificate: N6 Mechanical Engineering (SAQA ID 67005, NQF Level 5) after the completion of the N6 modules.

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 3rd, 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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