N3 to N6 (Post Grade 12)

Please note: The College/ Campuses reserve the right to only offer courses/ programmes that are justified by student numbers, to change the location/ venue of programme offerings and to cancel the programme/s.

Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

Duration: 11 weeks per N-level

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate National Certificate N3 Engineering Studies; or 
  • A Senior Certificate, with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the programme; or 
  • An equivalent qualification
  • Proceed to next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed i.e. N4 for N5, etc.
  • Contact the individual campuses for specific subjects, course packages and admission requirements. 
  • N2 and N3 can be offered to registered apprentices upon written request from their companies (part-time), subject to the approval of the Department of Education.

SUBJECTS:
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Mathematics (optional N3 - N6) N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Electrotechnics (N3 -N6) N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Industrial Electronics (N3 - N6) N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Engineering Science (N3 - N6) N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Strength of Materials and Structures N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Power Machines N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Supervisory Management N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6


Career opportunities: Electrician


Electronic Engineering (Light Current)

Duration: 11 weeks per N-level

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate National Certificate N3 Engineering Studies; or 
  • A Senior Certificate, with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the programme; or 
  • An equivalent qualification
  • Proceed to next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed i.e. N4 for N5, etc.
  • Contact the individual campuses for specific subjects, course packages and admission requirements. 
  • N2 and N3 can be offered to registered apprentices upon written request from their companies (part-time), subject to the approval of the Department of Education.

SUBJECTS:
Kempton
Mathematics N3 - N6  
Industrial Electronics N3 - N6  
Digital Electronics N3 - N6  
Logic Systems N3 - N6  
Computer Principles N3 - N6  
Communication Electronics N3 - N6  


Career opportunities: Computer Technician, Electronics Technician


Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 11 weeks per N-level

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate National Certificate N3 Engineering Studies; or 
  • A Senior Certificate, with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the programme; or 
  • An equivalent qualification
  • Proceed to next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed i.e. N4 for N5, etc.
  • Contact the individual campuses for specific subjects, course packages and admission requirements. 
  • N2 and N3 can be offered to registered apprentices upon written request from their companies (part-time), subject to the approval of the Department of Education.

SUBJECTS:
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Mathematics N4 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Mathematics (optional N5 & N6) N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Engineering Science N4 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Electrotechnics N4 to N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Mechanotechnics N4 to N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Mechanical Draughting N4 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Mechanical Drawing & Design N5 & N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6  
Strength of Materials & Structures N5 & N6 N3 - N6   N3 - N6
Power Machines N5 & N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N3 - N6
Fluid Mechanics N5 & N6     N3 - N6
Supervisory Management N4 to N6 N3 - N6   N3 - N6
Industrial Electronics N4 & N5   N3 - N6  


Career opportunities:

  • Fitting machining: Tool & Diemaker, Mechanical Draughtsperson, Maintenance Fitter, Millwright
  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance: Motor Mechanic (Petrol), Diesel Mechanic, Mechanical Draughtsperson


Avionics

Duration: 11 weeks per N-level

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate National Certificate N3 Engineering Studies; or 
  • A Senior Certificate, with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the programme; or 
  • An equivalent qualification
  • Proceed to next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed i.e. N4 for N5, etc.
  • Contact the individual campuses for specific subjects, course packages and admission requirements. 
  • N2 and N3 can be offered to registered apprentices upon written request from their companies (part-time), subject to the approval of the Department of Education.


SUBJECTS:
Kempton
Mathematics N3 - N6  
Industrial Electronics N3 - N6  
Logic Systems N3 - N6  
Computer Principles N3 - N6  


Career opportunities:
Aircraft Instruments, Systems Technician.


Part-Time Engineering

Admission requirements:

  • An appropriate National Certificate N3 Engineering Studies; or 
  • A Senior Certificate, with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the programme; or 
  • An equivalent qualification
  • Proceed to next level only when the previous level has been successfully completed i.e. N4 for N5, etc.
  • Contact the individual campuses for specific subjects, course packages and admission requirements. 
  • N2/N3 can be offered to registered apprentices upon written request from their companies (part-time), subject to the approval of the Department of Education.

SUBJECTS:
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Installation Rules     *
Supervisory Management N4 - N6   N4 - N6
Government Certificate of Competency *     *
Mechanical Engineering N2 - N6 N3 - N4 N2 - N6
Electrical Engineering N2 - N6 N3 - N4 N2 - N6
Aircraft Maintenance/ Aircraft Metalwork     N3
Avionics     N2 - N6


Career opportunities:

  • Fitting machining: Tool & Diemaker, Mechanical Draughtsperson, Maintenance Fitter, Millwright
  • Motor Vehicle Maintenance: Motor Mechanic (Petrol), Diesel Mechanic, Mechanical Draughtsperson


* Government Certificate of Competency: With this qualification a career as an Engineer can be followed in industry. After completion of the required subjects, learners have to apply for admission at the Board of Examiners (Manpower) to write the examinations in the following subjects:

1.  Legal knowledge (Mines and Works/Factories) 
2.  Plant Engineering (Factories/Mining) (Government Certificate of Competency) 

Minimum pass mark for all subjects to qualify to register for the Government Certificate of Competency: 50%

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