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 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Electrotechnics (N3 -N6) N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Industrial Electronics (N3 - N6) N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Engineering Science (N3 - N6) N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Strength of Materials and Structures N3 - N6 N3 - N6   N4 - N6
Power Machines N3 - N6 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Supervisory Management N3 - N6 N3 - N6   N4 - 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 N4 - N6  
Industrial Electronics N4 - N6  
Digital Electronics N4 - N6  
Logic Systems N4 - N6  
Computer Principles N4 - N6  
Communication Electronics N4 - 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 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Mathematics (optional N5 & N6) N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Engineering Science N4 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Electrotechnics N4 to N6 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Mechanotechnics N4 to N6 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Mechanical Draughting N4 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Mechanical Drawing & Design N5 & N6 N3 - N6 N4 - N6  
Strength of Materials & Structures N5 & N6 N3 - N6   N4 - N6
Power Machines N5 & N6 N3 - N6 N4 - N6 N4 - N6
Fluid Mechanics N5 & N6     N4 - N6
Supervisory Management N4 to N6 N3 - N6   N4 - N6
Industrial Electronics N4 & N5   N4 - N6  


Career opportunities:

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


Aircraft Maintenance / Aircraft Metalwork

Duration: 11 weeks per N-level

Admission requirements:

  • 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. 
  • 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
Aircraft Technology N3  
Mathematics N3  
Engineering Science N3  
Mechanical Draughting N3 (optional)  
Mechanotechnics N3  
Electrotechnics N3  
Strength of Materials and Structures N3  
Power Machines N3  
Fluid Mechanics N3  


Career opportunities:

  • Aircraft Maintenance: Aircraft Technician, Training Instructor, Flight Engineer
  • Aircraft Metalwork: Aircraft Metalworker, Sheet Metalworker, 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 N2 - N6  
Industrial Electronics N2 - N6  
Logic Systems N2 - N6  
Computer Principles N2 - 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. 
  • No new enrolments on N3 level.
  • 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:
Boksburg
Germiston
Kathorus
Kempton
Installation Rules       *
Supervisory Management   N4 - N6   N4 - N6
Government Certificate of Competency *       *
Mechanical Engineering N4 - N6 N2 - N6 N3 - N4 N2 - N6
Electrical Engineering N4 - N6 N2 - N6 N3 - N4 N2 - N6
Aircraft Maintenance/ Aircraft Metalwork       N2 - N6
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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