National Certificate: N1 - N3 Mechanical Studies (Fitter and Turner)

Course fee

Price: Enquire with a consultant

Course Introduction

Equip yourself with the skills required to manufacture parts as well as to work according to specifications of engineering drawings and sketches. Become the person responsible for dismantling, inspecting, repairing and fitting together component parts such as gearboxes!

Course Contents

  • Fitting and Machining Theory
  • Engineering Science
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Drawing

Please note: Total cost of fees dependant on number of subjects taken. You are able to register for 1-11 subjects, please contact us for more information.

Programme Type

The National Certificate in Engineering Studies is a National Qualification delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The N1 to N3 Engineering Studies qualifications are registered on the NQF as follows:

  • N1: SAQA ID 67109
  • N2: SAQA ID 67375
  • N3: SAQA ID 67491

Entrance Requirements

N1: Grade 9 (Std. 7) with Mathematics and Physical Science, orequivalent.

N2: N1 National Certificate or equivalent.

N3: N2 National Certificate or equivalent.

Student Assessment

You will be assessed by means of Damelin Correspondence College assignments and Department of Higher Education and Training Examinations. To qualify for a National Certificate, you are required to write an exam per subject for each level.


Upon successful completion of your required exams for each level, you will be awarded your National Certificate: Engineering Studies by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

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