Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Civil Engineering in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Civil Engineering(Civil Engineering)
  • Major Subject: Civil Engineering
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Civil Engineering

  •  Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Centre, Ekurhuleni   
    Units under this program and their fees

    (i) Verifying compliance to safety, health and environmental requirements in the workplace



    Fees: R 1 390



    Duration: 2 days


    (ii) Describing the composition, roleplayers and the role of the construction industry in the South African economy


    Fees: R 1 390



    Duration: 2 days


    (iii) Developing construction work plans



    Fees: R 2 780



    Duration: 4 days




    (iv) Identifying, using and maintaining tools, machines, equipment and materials for building and civil construction activities



    Fees: R 1 390


    Duration: 2 days



    (v) Procuring building and civil construction materials, tools and equipment


    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (vi) Reading and interpreting construction drawings and specifications


    Fees: R 2 780


    Duration: 4 days



    (vii) Accommodating audience and context needs in oral/signed communication


    Fees: R 1 390


    Duration: 2 days



    (viii) Demonstrating and understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations


    Fees: R 695


    Duration: 1 day



    (ix) Describing, applying, analysing and calculating shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts



    Fees: R 1 390



    Duration: 2 days



    (x) Interpreting and using information from texts


    Fees: R 1 390



    Duration: 2 days



    (xi) Investigating life and work related problems using data and probabilities


    Fees: R 1 390



    Duration: 2 days



    (xii) Using language and communication in occupational learning programmes


    Fees: R 1 390



    (xiii) Using mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues


    Fees: R 1 390


    Duration: 2 days


    (xiv) Writing/presenting/signing texts for a range of communicative contexts


    Fees: R 1 390


    Course duration: 2 days



    (xv) Applying screeds to a concrete floor


    Fees: R 5 560


    Duration: 8 days


    (xvi) Building decorative masonry elements



    Fees: R 11 120


    Duration: 16 days


    (xvii) Building masonry superstructures using concrete hollow units


    Fees: R 4 170


    Duration: 6 days



    (xviii) Building masonry superstructures using solid units


    Fees: R 9 730


    Duration: 14 days


    (xix) Fabricating, erecting and striping formwork for straight walls, columns and bases



    Fees: R 5 560


    Duration: 8 days



    (xx) Fabricating, erecting and striping steel and timber formwork for T-walls, decks and beams and single flight staircases



    Fees: R 5 560


    Duration: 8 days



    (xxi) Installing finishing components


    Fees: R 4 170



    Duration: 6 days



    (xxii) Installing gunite materials for refractory linings


    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days


    (xxiii) Interpreting and applying building standards relevant to ceilings and partitioning


    Fees: R 4 170


    Duration: 6 days



    (xxiv) Paving surfaces using flexible segmental paving



    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (xxv) Paving surfaces using rigid segmental clay paving




    Fees:R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (xxvi) Plastering surfaces


    Fees: R 4 170


    Duration: 6 days


    (xxvii) Plastering walls and screed a floor and steps


    Fees: R 5 560



    Duration: 8 days


    (xxviii) Preparing a site for ceiling and partition installation


    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (xxix) Preparing and installing imprint concrete pavement


    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (xxx) Preparing and laying precast block paving


    Fees: R 3 475



    (xxxi) Preparing cutting lists, setting-out and marking off for machining purpose


    Fees: R 1 390


    Duration: 2 days



    (xxxii) Preparing for plastering



    Fees: R 3 475


    Duration: 5 days



    (xxxiii) Setting out, excavating, casting concrete strip foundations and build foundation walling



    (xxxiv) Applying industrial protective coatings


    Fees: R 2 085


    Duration: 3 days



    (xxxv) Applying special surface coatings


    Fees: R 2 085


    Duration: 3 days



    (xxxvi) Applying specialist plastering and screeding to surface



    Fees: R 6 255


    Duration: 9 days



    (xxxvii) Fabricating, erecting and striping steel and timber formwork for curved, sloped and E-walls and curved bases with kicker, incorporating waterbar



    Fees: R 8 340



    Duration: 12 days
  •  Orbit TVET College, Rustenburg  
    1. Level 2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year-end report for Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 Certificate
    -An NQF Level 1 Qualification
    -A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessments for NQF Level 2
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Construction Planning
    -Plant & Equipment Materials
    -Carpentry & Roof Work
    -Masonry

    2. Level 3
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Civil Engineering Construction NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Construction Planning
    -Plant & Equipment Materials
    -Carpentry & Roof Work
    -Masonry

    3. Level 4
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Civil Engineering Construction NQF Level 3

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Construction Planning
    -Construction Supervision Materials
    -Carpentry & Roof Work (O)
    -Masonry
  •  Coastal KZN TVET College, Durban   
    Civil Engineering and Building Construction (Masonry/Plumbing/Carpentry)( level 2, 3 and 4)




    Entry requirements: Grade 9 or Higher


    Mode of study: full time


    Program duration: 1 year for each level


    (a) Course content

    (i) Communication (Language)

    (ii) Mathematics

    (iii) Life Orientation

    (iv) Drawings, Setting out, Quantities and Costing

    (v) Construction Plant and Equipment

    (vi) Construction Materials

    (vii) Construction Carpentry and Roof Work (Optional)

    (viii) Construction Masonary and Tiling (Optional)

    (ix) Drawing, Setting Out, Quantitiex and Costing Construction Planning

    (x) Construction Supervision

    (xi) Construction Materials

    (xii) Civil and Construction Technology

    (xiii) Construction Carpentry and Roof Work (Optional)

    (xiv) Construction Masonry and Tiling (Optional)

    (xv) Construction Plumbing (Optional)

    Construction Plumbing (Optional)
  •  The College of Cape Town , Cape Town   
    N1-N3 building and civil engineering

    Course content

    (a) N1 CERTIFICATE

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Building Drawing

    (iii) Engineering or Building Science

    (iv) A trade subject – select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory


    (b) N2 CERTIFICATE

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Building Drawing

    (iii) Engineering or Building Science

    (iv) A trade subject – select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory (continue from your selection at N1 level)


    (c) N3 CERTIFICATE

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Building Drawing

    (iii) Engineering or Building Science

    (iv) Building and Civil Technology

    All examinations are external (national).


    Course requirements

    (i) N1: Minimum of Grade 11 with Mathematics above 50%

    (ii) N2: N1 or equivalent

    (iii) N3: N2 or equivalent


    Program duration: 12 weeks each level
  •  King Hintsa TVET College, Butterworth  
    Duration: 3 Years full-time (1 year per level)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    •Level 2 – Grade 9 or Level 1
    •Level 3 – Level 2 qualification
    •Level 4 – Level 3 qualification

    Subject:
    1. Level 2 Vocational subjects
    •Drawings, Setting out, Quantities & Costings
    •Construction Plant & Equipment
    •Construction Materials
    •Physical Science OR Construction Carpentry & Roof Work OR Concrete Structures OR Construction Masonry & Tiling OR Roads OR Construction Plumbing
    2. Level 3 Vocational subjects
    •Drawings, Setting out, Quantities & Costings
    •Construction Plant & Equipment
    •Construction Materials
    •Physical Science OR Construction Carpentry & Roof Work OR Concrete Structures OR Construction Masonry & Tiling OR Roads OR Construction Plumbing
    3. Level 4 Vocational subjects
    •Drawings, Setting out, Quantities & Costings
    •Construction Supervision
    •Construction Materials
    •Physical Science OR Civil & Construction Technology
  •  Majuba TVET College, Newcastle  
    1. Level 2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year-end school report for grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 certificate
    -An NQF Level 1 Qualification

    Subjects:
    -Construction Planning
    -Plant and Equipment Materials
    -Masonry (elective) or
    -Carpentry and Roofwork (elective) or
    -Plumbing (elective)

    2. Level 3
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF Level 2 in the specific programme

    Subjects:
    -Construction Planning
    -Plant and Equipment Materials
    -Masonry (elective) or
    -Carpentry and Roofwork (elective) or
    -Plumbing (elective)

    3. Level 4
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -NQF Level 3 in the specific programme

    Subjects:
    -Construction Planning
    -Plant and Equipment Materials
    -Masonry (elective) or
    -Carpentry and Roof-work (elective) or
    -Plumbing (elective)
  •  Mbowa College, Johannesburg  
    1. N1
    Duration: Semester 1

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 or equivalent qualification

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -A trade subject, select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory

    2. N2
    Duration: Semester 2

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N1 Certificate

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -A trade subject, select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory (continue from your selection at N1 level)

    3. N3
    Duration: Semester 3

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N2 Certificate

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -Building and Civil Technology
  •  Sedibeng TVET College, Johannesburg  
    Tuition fees: R 1,858.50 per trimester

    Course Outline:
    1. N1
    -Mathematics
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Bricklaying Plastering or Trade Theory
    -Plumbing
    2. N2
    -Mathematics
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Bricklaying Plastering or Trade Theory
    -Plumbing
    3. N3
    -Mathematics
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Building Technology
    4. N4
    -Mathematics or Building Admin
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building Structural Construction
    -Building Structural Construction Surveying
    5. N5
    -Mathematics or Building Admin
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building Structural Construction
    -Building Structural Construction Surveying
    6. N6
    -Mathematics or Building Admin
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building Structural Construction
    -Building Structural Construction Surveying
  •  Tshwane South TVET College, Pretoria  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 or higher
    -NQF Level 1
    -RPL to meet access requirements
    -Approved bridging course to access Level 2

    Course Overview:
    1. Level 2
    -Construction Planning
    -Construction Materials
    -Construction Plant & Equipment
    -Carpentry& Roof Work
    -Concrete Structures
    -Plumbing
    -Masonry & Tiling / Science
    2. Level 3
    -Construction Planning
    -Construction Materials
    -Construction Plant & Equipment
    -Carpentry & Roof Work
    -Concrete Structures
    -Plumbing
    -Masonry & Tiling/Science
    3. Level 4
    -Construction Planning
    -Construction Materials
    -Construction Plant & Equipment
    -Carpentry & Roof Work
    -Concrete Structures
    -Plumbing
    -Masonry & Tiling/ Science
  •  Nkangala TVET College, Witbank  
    CIVIL ENGINEERING N1-6:
    -Nated Certificate in Civil Engineering N4-6

    For entry in to the Civil Engineering N1-2, you require:
    Grade 10; or
    Grade 12 Certificate; or
    Equivalent qualification.

    For entry in to the Civil Engineering N3, you require:
    N2 Certificate; or
    Grade 12; or
    Equivalent qualification.

    For entry in to the Civil Engineering N4-6, you require:
    N3 - N5 Certificates; or
    Equivalent qualification

    Duration:

    -This is a full or part time three (03) months programme at each of the Nated (N). A student is issued with a certificate on the successful completion of each Nated (N) of study, that is N1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.





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