Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Engineering Studies in South Africa

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

Institutions Offering Certificate in Engineering Studies

  •  Oxbridge Academy, Stellenbosch  
    1. Electrical Engineering(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Engineering Drawings N1-N3
    -Electrical Trade Theory N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    2. Electronical Engineering(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Industrial Electronics N1-N3
    -Electrical Trade Theory N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    3. Motor Mechanic – Petrol(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Engineering Drawings N1-N3
    -Motor Trade Theory N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    4. Motor Mechanic – Diesel(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Engineering Drawings N1-N3
    -Motor Trade Theory N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    5. Millwright – Industrial Engineering(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Industrial Electronics N1-N3
    -Electrical Trade Theory N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    6. Fitting and Turning(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Mathematics N1-N3
    -Engineering Science N1-N3
    -Engineering Drawing N1-N3
    -Fitting and Machining N1-N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000

    7. Boilermaker(N1-N3)
    Duration: 6 months per N-level
    Minimum entry requirement:
    1.N1 - Grade 10 (with Maths and Physical Science) or Bridging Certificate to N1
    2.N2 - N1 Engineering Studies
    3.N3 - N2 Engineering Studies
    Modules Overview:
    -Metal Workers Theory N1
    -Platers Theory N2
    -Mathematics N1- N3
    -Engineering Science N1- N3
    -Plating & Structural Steel Drawings N1-N3
    -Mechanotechnology N3
    Tuition fees: R 12,000
  •  College SA, Cape Town   
    (a) NTC bridging course


    Admission requirement

    (i) Completion of the grade senior phase is preferable

    (ii) The ability to read and write in English

    (iii) At least 16 years of age


    Fees: From R1070.00 per month


    Course duration: 4 months


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Physical science


    (b) Engineering studies: Motor trade N1


    Admission requirements

    (i) Grade 9 passed with mathematics (40% and above) and physical science (30% and above)

    (ii) The ability to read and write in English

    (iii) At least 16 years of age


    Fees: From R760.00 per month


    Course duration: 6 months


    Subjects covered

    (i) Mathematics N2

    (ii) Engineering science N2

    (iii) Industrial electronics N2/Engineering drawings N2

    (iv) Motor trade theory N2


    (c) Engineering studies: Motor trade N2


    Admission requirements

    To start with N2 applicants have to complete N1


    Fees: From R760.00 per month


    Course duration: 16 months


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics N2

    (ii) Engineering science N2

    (iii) Industrial electronics N2/ engineering drawings N2

    (iv) Motor trade theory N2



    (d) Engineering studies: motor trade N3


    Course requirements

    To start with N3 one has to complete N2


    Fees: From R760.00 per month


    Course duration: 16 months


    Subjects covered

    (i) Mathematics N3

    (ii) Engineering science N3

    (iii) Industrial electronics N3/Engineering drawings N3

    (iv) Motor trade theory N3
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    1. Motor Mechanic
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. N1: Grade 9 (Std. 7) with Mathematics and Physical Science, or equivalent.
    2. N2: N1 National Certificate or equivalent.
    3. N3: N2 National Certificate or equivalent.

    Modules Overview:
    -Motor Trade Theory
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Engineering Drawing

    2. Electrician
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. N1: Grade 9 (Std. 7) with Mathematics and Physical Science, or equivalent.
    2. N2: N1 National Certificate or equivalent.
    3. N3: N2 National Certificate or equivalent.

    Modules Overview:
    1.Electrical Trade Theory
    2.Mathematics
    3.Engineering Science
    4.Choose one of the following:
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Engineering Drawing

    3. Water and Waste-water Treatment Practice
    Duration: 18 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. N1: Grade 9 (Std. 7) with Mathematics and Physical Science, or equivalent.
    2. N2: N1 National Certificate or equivalent.
    3. N3: N2 National Certificate or equivalent.

    Modules Overview:
    1.Water and Waste–water Treatment Practice
    2.Plant Operation Theory
    3.Mathematics
    4.Choose one of the following:
    -Engineering Science
    -Engineering Drawing
    -Water and Waste–water Treatment Practice
    -Plant Operation Theory
    -Mathematics
    5.Choose one of the following:
    -Engineering Science
    -Engineering Drawing
    -Water and Waste–water Treatment Practice
    -Plant Operation Theory
    -Mathematics
  •  Centurion Academy, Gauteng  
    (a) N4-N6

    Course entry requirements
    -An appropriate National Certificate: N3 Engineering Studies;

    or

    -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.

    or

    -Recognition of Prior (RPL):

    Recognition of Prior Learning can be used to grant:

    i.Access to learners who do not meet the minimum entry requirements

    ii.Credits towards the part-qualification

    Mode of study: Full time

    Course content
    (i) Mechanical Engineering
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electro Technology
    -Mechano Electronics

    (i) Electrical Engineering
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Digital Electronics

    (b) N1-N3

    Course entry requirements
    -A Grade 9 Certificate with a pass in Mathematics and Natural Science;
    OR
    -An introductory programme as determined by a technical college;
    OR
    -An equivalent qualification. Recognition of Prior (RPL): Recognition of Prior Learning can be used to grant:
    (i) Access to learners who do not meet the minimum entry requirements
    (ii) Credits towards the part-qualification

    Mode of delivery: Full time

    Compulsory subjects
    -Mathematics N1 - N3
    -Engineering Science N1 - N3
  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    1. N4 Electrical - Light Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N3 National Certificate or Grade 12 (Std. 10) with Mathematics and Physical Science.

    2. N4 Electrical - Heavy Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N3 National Certificate or Grade 12 (Std. 10) with Mathematics and Physical Science.

    3. N5 Electrical - Heavy Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N4 National Certificate.

    4. N5 Electrical - Light Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N4 National Certificate.

    5. N6 Electrical - Light Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N5 National Certificate.

    6. N6 Electrical - Heavy Current
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N5 National Certificate.

    7. N4 Mechanical
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N3 National Certificate or Grade 12 (Std. 10) with Mathematics and Physical Science.

    8. N5 Mechanical
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N4 National Certificate.

    9. N6 Mechanical
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N5 National Certificate.
  •  DAM Technical College, Pretoria  
    Course name: Boiler-making(welding)

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Engineering Science

    (iii) Plating & structural Steel Drawing

    (iv) Platers Theory (Boiler Making)

    (v) Mechanotechnology


    Course requirements: 9 or its equivalent


    Course duration: Nine months
  •  Northlink College, Cape Town   
    Course content

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Logic Systems

    (iii) Industrial Electronics

    (iv) Industrial Instruments


    Course requirements

    Grade 12, N3 Certificate or a NC(V) level 4 qualification including Mathematics and Engineering Science or an equivalent qualification
  •  South West Gauteng College, Soweto  
    Course Content:
    1.Engineering Fundamentals
    2.Engineering Technology
    3.Engineering Systems
    4.And one of the following
    -Welding
    -Fitting & Turning
    -Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  •  Tlharihani Training Centre, Giyani,  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 9 passed; with Mathematics (40% and above) and Physical Science (30% and above)
    -Must be at least 16 years of age
    -The ability to read and write in English
  •  Letaba TVET College, Tzaneen  
    National Vocational Certificate in Engineering Studies

    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 with mathematics - passed

    Sub-fields
    -N1 - N5
    -Motor Trade N1 - N3
  •  Central Technical College, Cape Town  
    N1+N2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 with Mathematics and Science

    Tuition fees: R 1,169.00 p/m

  •  White River Technical College , White River  
  •  Victory Training College, Johannesburg  
  •  Tshwane College of Commerce and Computer Studies, Pretoria  
  •  Tshwane City College, Pretoria  




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