# Colleges and Universities Offering National Diploma in Civil Engineering in South Africa

- Course Name: National Diploma in Civil Engineering(Civil Engineering)
- Major Subject: Civil Engineering
- Course Category: Diploma Courses

## Institutions Offering National Diploma in Civil Engineering

- Umgungundlovu TVET College, Pietermaritzburg
**Duration:**3 years**Minimum entry requirement:**

N1 – Grade 12 Maths & Physical Science**Course Outline:**

1. Civil (Bricklaying & Plastering)

a) N1

• Mathematics N1

• Building Science N1

• Building Drawing N1

• Bricklaying & Plastering Theory N1

b) N2

• Mathematics N2

• Building Science N2

• Building Drawing N2

• Bricklaying & Plastering Theory N2

c) N3

• Mathematics N3

• Building Science N3

• Building Drawing N3

• Building and Civil Technology N3

2. Civil (Plumbing)

a) N1

• Mathematics N1

• Building Science N1

• Building Drawing N1

• Plumbing Theory N1

b) N2

• Mathematics N2

• Building Science N2

• Building Drawing N2

• Plumbing Theory N2

c) N3

• Mathematics N3

• Building Science N3

• Building Drawing N3

• Building and Civil Technology N3

3. Civil (Carpentry)

a) N1

• Mathematics N1

• Building Science N1

• Building Drawing N1

• Woodworkers Theory N1

b) N2

• Mathematics N2

• Building Science N2

• Building Drawing N2

• Carpentry & Roofing Theory N2

c) N3

• Mathematics N3

• Building Science N3

• Building Drawing N3

• Building and Civil Technology N3

4. Civil

a) N4

• Mathematics/Building Admin N4

• Quantity Surveying N4

• Building & Structural Construction N4

• Building & Structural Surveying N4

b) N5

• Mathematics/Building Admin N5

• Quantity Surveying N5

• Building & Structural Construction N5

• Building & Structural Surveying N5

c) N6

• Mathematics/Building Admin N6

• Quantity Surveying N6

• Building & Structural Construction N6

• Building & Structural Surveying N6 - Gauteng College of Engineering And Technology, Johannesburg
**Duration:**

-3 Months for each stage (Trimester)**Minimum entry requirement:**

•For N1-N3, Grade 10 (with Mathematics & Physical science)

•For N4-N6, Grade 12 Certificate (with Mathematics & Physical science)

•N3 (with Engineering mathematics & Engineering science)**Course Overview:**

1. N1

-Bricklaying & Plastering Theory OR Plumbing Theory OR Carpentry & Roofing Theory

-Building Drawing

-Building Science Operations

-Mathematics

2. N2

-Bricklaying & Plastering Theory OR Plumbing Theory OR Carpentry & Roofing Theory

-Building Drawing

-Building Science Operations

-Mathematics

3. N3

-Building and Civil Technology

-Building Drawing

-Building Science

-Mathematics

4. N4

-Building Administration

-Building & Structural Construction

-Building & Structure Surveying

-Quantity Surveying

OR

-Engineering Mathematics

5. N5

-Building Administration

-Building & Structural Construction

-Building & Structure Surveying

-Quantity Surveying

6. N6

-Building Administration

-Building & Structural Construction

-Building & Structure Surveying

-Quantity Surveying - The College of Cape Town , Cape Town

National diploma in building and civil engineering

Course content

(i) Building Administration

(ii) Building and Structural Surveying

(iii) Building and Structural Construction

(iv) Quantity Surveying

(v) Building Administration

(vi) Building and Structural Surveying

(vii) Building and Structural Construction

(viii) Quantity Surveying

(ix) Mathematics

(x) Engineering Science

(xi) Building Administration

(xii) Building and Structural Surveying

(xiii) Building and Structural Construction

(xiv) Quantity Surveying

Course requirements

(i) To enter N4 – Grade 12 with 4 appropriate subjects, above 40%, N3 or equivalent qualification with appropriate subjects

(ii) To enter N5 – N4 Certificate or equivalent qualification

(iii) To enter N6 – N5 Certificate or equivalent qualification

Program duration

12 weeks per level plus 2 years practical experience in the Building industry - Majuba TVET College, Newcastle

1. N4**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-Grade 12 with: relevant trade subject; Maths and Science (at least 60%); and Technical Drawing (at least 75%) or

-NCV Level 4 Certificate in Civil and Building Construction or

-N3 in the relevant field**Subjects:**

-Quantity Surveying

-Building Administration

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building and Structural Construction

2. N5**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-N4 Level in the specific programme**Subjects:**

-Quantity Surveying

-Building Administration

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building and Structural Construction

3. N6**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-N5 Level in the specific programme**Subjects:**

-Quantity Surveying

-Building Administration

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building and Structural Construction - Mbowa College, Johannesburg

1. N4**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-Grade 12 certificate (with Mathematics & Physical Science), national N3 or an equivalent qualification.**Course Overview:**

-Engineering Science

-Engineering Maths

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction

2. N5**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-N4 or an equivalent qualification (with Mathematics)**Course Overview:**

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction

3. N6**Duration:**3 months**Minimum entry requirement:**

-N5 or an equivalent qualification (with Mathematics)**Course Overview:**

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction - Brooklyn City College, Pretoria
**Minimum entry requirement:**

A senior certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3), or a National Senior Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.**Duration:**

1. N3 6 months

2. N4 3 months

3. N5 3 months

4. N6 3 months**Modules Overview:**

1. Mathematics N3, Building & Civil Technology N3,Building Science N3, Building Drawing N3

2. Mathematics/Quantity Survey N4, Building Administration N4, Building & Structural Surveying N4, Building & Structural Construction N4

3. Mathematics/Quantity Survey N5, Building Administration N5, Building & Structural Surveying N5, Building & Structural Construction N5

4. Mathematics/Quantity Survey N6, Building Administration N6, Building & Structural Surveying N6, Building & Structural Construction N6**Tuition fees:**

1. N3 R8,394.00

2. N4 R2,897.00

3. N5 R2,897.00

4. N6 R2,897.00**Exam Fee:**R100 per Semester - Berea Technical College, Durban
**Duration:**Two years of theory and 24 months of work integrated learning (WIL).**Minimum entry requirement:**

1. N3

-National Senior Certificate with English, Maths, Physical Science/Mechanical Tech/Civil or any other technical related subject or N2 Certificate.

2. N4

-National Senior Certificate with 40% Maths, Physical Science/ N3 Certificate.**Course Overview:**

1. N3

-Mathematics

-Building and Civil Technology

-Engineering Science

-Building Drawing

2. N4

-Mathematics

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Construction

-Building Admin

3. N5

-Mathematics

-Building and Structural Construction

-Building Admin

-Quantity Surveying

4. N6

-Mathematics

-Building and Structural Construction

-Building Admin

-Quantity Surveying - Hillcross Business College, Johannesburg
**Duration:**3 years**Minimum entry requirements:**

-Grade 12 – Matric,

-A senior certificate or

-National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification**Program Modules:**

1. N4

-Mathematics N4

-Engineering Science N4

-Building and Structural Construction N4

-Building and Structural Surveying N4

-Building Administration N4

2. N5

-Mathematics N5

-Engineering Physics N5

-Building and Structural Construction N5

-Building and Structural Surveying N5

-Building Administration N5

3. N6

-Mathematics N6

-Engineering Physics N6

-Building and Structural Construction N6

-Building and Structural Surveying N6

-Building Administration N6 - CTU Training Solutions, Johannesburg

-This course covers levels N1-N6

Entry requirements:

N1:

-Grade 9 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N1Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

N2:

-Grade 10 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N2Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

N3:

-Grade 11 (Pure Mathematics/Mathematics Literacy & Physical Science) for N3 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

N4 and N5:

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

N6:

-National Certificate: N5 Civil Engineering (SAQA ID 66960, NQF Level 5). - ICESA College, Durban
**Duration:**2 Years + 18 months in-service Training.**Minimum entry requirements:**

• N2: Engineering Studies or Grade 11 or Senior Certificate or NSC with Maths.**Course Outline:**

-Mathematics N3

-Engineering Science N3

-Industrial Orientation N3

-Engineering Drawing N3

-Mathematics N4

-Building and Structural Construction N4

-Building and Structural Surveying N4

-Building Administration N4

-Mathematics N5

-Building and Structural Construction N5

-Building and Structural Surveying N5

-Building Administration N5

-Mathematics N6

-Building and Structural Construction N6

-Building and Structural Surveying N6

-Building Administration N6 - Howard FET College, Durban
**Duration:**18 Months Theory & 18 Practicals**Tuition fees:**R 8,544.00 per semester**Minimum entry requirements:**

-Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate, a minimum E symbol for English Second Language

-HG or a minimum D symbol for English Second Language SG is required.**Course Outline:**

1. N4

-Mathematics N4

-Engineering Science N4

-Quantity Survey N4

-Building Administration N4

2. N5

-Mathematics N5

-Building Administration N5

-Building & Structural Construction N5

-Building & Structural Survey N5

3. N6

-Mathematics N6

-Building Administration N6

-Building & Structural Construction N6

-Building and Structural Survey N6 - Elangeni TVET College, KwaZulu - Natal
**Duration:**3 Months per level and 24 months of practical in-service training**Minimum entry requirement:**

• Relevant National Certificate N3 Electrical or Senior Certificate or Grade 12 with Maths, Science and two technical subjects**Subjects:**

1. N4

-Mathematics

-Building administration

-Building Science

-Building Drawing

2. N5

-Mathematics

-Building administration

-Building & Structural Construction

-Building & Structural Surveying

3. N6

-Mathematics

-Building administration

-Building & Structural Construction

-Building & Structural Surveying - Gauteng City College, Johannesburg
**Duration:**24 months**Course Overview:**

1. N1-N2:

-Engineering Mathematics,

-Building Science,

-Building Drawing,

-Bricklaying Plastering Theory.

-Electives: Carpentry & Roofing Theory, Plumbing Theory, Plating & Structural Steel Drawing

2. N3:

-Engineering Mathematics,

-Building Science,

-Building Drawing,

-Building & Civil Technology.

3. N4 + N5 + N6:

-Engineering Mathematics,

-Building & Structural,

-Surveying,

-Building & Structural Construction Building Administration.

-Elective: Quantity Surveying - Academic Institute of Excellence, Johannesburg
**Duration:**3 months Per N-Level**Minimum entry requirement:**

-N1 Entry Requirement: Grade 10 (Std 8) Certificate with a pass in Mathematics and Physical Science OR no formal qualification required for everyone 23 years or older.

-N3 Entry Requirement: Grade 11 (Std 9) Certificate with a pass in Mathematics and Physical Science or N2.

-N4 Entry Requirement: Matric/Grade 12 (with full mathematics and science 40%+ Passrate), or N3 Pass (with mathematics and science)**Tuition fees:**

-Cost Per N-Level: R13 100.00

-Cost for Optional Practical Module: R3 500.00 - Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology, Johannesburg

N4 – N6**Duration:**3 trimesters**Minimum entry requirement:**

-Grade 12 or equivalent (with Mathematics)**Course Overview:**

1. N4

-Engineering Science

-Engineering Maths

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction

2. N5

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction

3. N6

-Building Administration

-Quantity Surveying

-Building and Structural Surveying

-Building Construction

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