National N Diploma: Engineering Studies (Mechanical)

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Course Introduction

Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and diverse engineering disciplines. Mechanical Engineers will contribute positively to the critical shortage of skills, and the development of various engines, power plant equipment, heating and cooling systems and other simple and complex machinery. Mechanical engineers not only design new mechanical systems but they are also responsible for testing, maintaining and manufacturing them.

Course Contents

N4

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Mechanical Draughting
  • Mechanotechnics

N5

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Mechanotechnics

N6

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mechanical Drawing and Design
  • Mechanotechnics

Career Fields/Further Studies

Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest and diverse engineering disciplines. Mechanical Engineers will contribute positively to the critical shortage of skills, and the development of various engines, power plant equipment, heating and cooling systems and other simple and complex machinery. Mechanical engineers not only design new mechanical systems but they are also responsible for testing, maintaining and manufacturing them.

Programme Type

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

The N4 to N6 Engineering Studies qualifications are registered on the NQF as follows:

  • N4: SAQA ID 66881
  • N5: SAQA ID 66960
  • N6: SAQA ID 67005

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 Diploma, you are required to write an exam per subject for each level.

Award

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. In order to qualify for a National Diploma, you have to work 18 months in the field after achieving your N6.

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