Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Civil Engineering in South Africa

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

Institutions Offering Diploma in Civil Engineering

  •  South West Gauteng College, Soweto  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -National Senior Certificate (NSC)/ N3 or a Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent

    Course Content:
    1. N1
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Bricklaying and Plastering Trade Theory(choice subject)
    -Plumbing Theory(choice subject)
    2. N2
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Bricklaying and Plastering Trade Theory
    -Plumbing Theory
    3. N3
    -Building Science
    -Building Drawing
    -Building and Civil Technology
    4. N4
    -Building & Structural Surveying
    -Building & Structural Construction
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building & Structural Surveying
    5. N5
    -Building & Structural Surveying
    -Building & Structural Construction
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building administration
    6. N6
    -Building & Structural Surveying
    -Building & Structural Construction
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building administration
  •  Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    1. NSC:
    -Achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for English
    -Achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics and Physical Sciences
    2. N-Courses (FET):
    -60% pass in N3 Engineering Mathematics and Engineering Science and English (Grade 12 Level)
    3. National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Subjects at NCV Level 4:
    -60% in English, Mathematics, Physical Sciences); and
    -60% in any 3 of the other compulsory subjects
    4. Higher Certificate:
    -60% in all subjects
    -Candidates may apply for RPL for credits obtained in Higher Certificate

    Modules Overview:
    -Digital Literacy I
    -Academic Literacy and Communication Studies I
    -Mathematics I
    -Engineering Mechanics
    -Construction Materials
    -Mathematics II
    -Construction Methods
    -Theory of Structures
    -Drawing I
    -Soil Mechanics
  •  Berea Technical College, Durban  
    Duration: 2 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 12 or Certificate in Construction.

    Course Outline:
    -Applications of basic Building Drawing.
    -Applications and understanding of the fundamentals of Building Construction.
    -Identification and application of Building Materials.
    -Identification and application of various Building Services.
    -Understanding and application of carpentry and joinery.
    -Understanding and application of bricklaying and plastering.
    -Understanding and application of Builder's Estimating and Pricing.
    -Applications to Land Surveying.
    -Applications of the fundamentals of communication.
    -Application of Supervisory Management.
    -Applications of the principles of Building Administration and Supervision.
    -Application of the principles of Construction Surveying and Civil Engineering Construction
  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) with a rating of 4 in Mathematics or Technical Mathematics not (Mathematical Literacy), English, Physical Science or Technical Science, or N4 Mathematics and Engineering Science with minimum mark of 50%,
    -Senior Certificate (prior to 2008) with Mathematics, Physical Science and English with at least a D symbol on the Higher Grade or C symbol on the Standard Grade or N4 Mathematics and Engineering Science with minimum mark of 50%,
    -NC(V) National Certificate (Vocational) (Diploma endorsement) with English, Mathematics and Engineering Science with a minimum mark of 50%.
    -Higher Certificate in relevant field.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre, Johannesburg  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 or standard 10 certificates or equivalent. Students who have these qualifications may be admitted on the basis of work experience or under our recognition of prior learning (RPL) programme.

    Course duration: 3 semesters

    Course content
    (i) N4
    -Building Construction
    -Engineering Mathematics
    -Building Administration
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building And Structural Surveying

    (ii) N5
    -Building And Structural Construction
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Mathematics/Building Administration
    -Building And Structural Surveying

    (iii) N6
    -Building And Structural Surveying
    -Building Construction
    -Building Administration
    -Quantity Surveying
  •  Jintek Technical College , Pretoria  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -(N1-N3) or It’s Equivalent
    -(N4-N6)National Senior Certificate (Matric) or It’s Equivalent

    Course Overview:
    -BrickLaying and Plastering
    -Fitting and machining theory
    -Plumbing Theory
    -Welders’ Theory
    -Platers’ Theory
    -Carpentry and Roofing Theory
    -Plant Operation Theory
    -Diesel Trade Theory
    -Instrument trade Theory
    -Motor BodyWork Theory
    -Motor Electrical Theory
    -Motor Trade Theory
    -Radio and Television Theory
    -Radio Theory
    -Refigration Trade Theory
    -Rigging Theory
    -Electrical Trade Theory
    -Logic System
    -Industrial Electronic
    -Industrial Orientation
    -Building Science
  •  White River Technical College , White River  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 9 / STD 7

    Course duration: 1 Trimester per Level

    Course content
    -Plumbing Theory N1, N2
    -Building and Civil Technology N3
    -Building Administration N4, N5, N6
    -Quantity Surveying N4, N5, N6
    -Building and Structural Surveying N4, N5, N6
    -Building and Structural Construction N4, N5, N6
    -Building Science N1, N2, N3
    -Mathematics N1, N2, N3
    -Building Drawing N1, N2, N3
    -Bricklaying and Plastering N1, N2
  •  Technicon S.A, Bronkhorstspruit  
    Course entry requirements

    -GR 9/10/11 – N1, 2. GR 12 with Maths Literacy – N2, 3. GR 12 with Maths and Science – N3, 4. Entry requirements for N4 is N3 passed with all four subjects.

    -N1-N2: Mathematics, Building Science, Plumbing Theory Building Drawing
    -N3: Mathematics, Building Science, Building & Civil Technology,Building Drawing
    -N4-N6: Building Administration, Quantity Surveying, Building & Structural Construction Building & Structural Surveying.
  •  Successors Training Institute, Durban  
    Diploma in Civil Engineering (N4-N6)

    Course entry requirements
    -A Senior Certificate OR National Certificate (N3), or an equivalent qualification.

    Course content
    -Quantity Surveying
    -Building and Structural Construction
    -Building Administration
    -Engineering Physics

    Course duration: 6 months per N level
  •  Sekhukhune TVET College, Sekhukhune  
    Course entry requirements
    (a) N1: Grade 12 with iether a fail in maths or a pass in maths literacy
    (b) N4: N3 or a Technical Senior Certificate
    (c) N5: N4 or an equivalent qualification
    (d) N6: N5 or an equivalent qualification

    Program duration: A trimester per level (January-April, May-August and September-November)
  •  Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Modules Overview:
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mathematics 1
    Engineering Drawing 1
    Computer Skills
    Applied Mechanics
    Professional and Technical Communication
    Engineering Chemistry
    Construction Materials Technology
    Theory of Structures
  •  DAM Technical College, Pretoria  
    Course content

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Quantity Surveying

    (iii) Building and Structural

    (iv) Construction

    (v) Building Administration

    Entry requirements: Grade 12 or its equivalent

    Course duration: 9 months

    Fees: R8790
  •  Overcomers Training College, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -N4 Requirements National N3 Certificate with
    four subjects or a Senior Certificate in a required
    technical discipline.
    -N5 Requirements Certificate with four subjects
    -N6 Requirements N5 certificate with four
  •  Academy at Vaal Triangle, Vereeniging  
    Admission criteria
    -For N1 Grade 12 Certificate with A Pass in Mathematics and Physical Science
    -For N4 - N3
    -For N2 - N1
    -For N5 - N4
    -For N3 - N2 /Technical Grade 12
    -For N6 - N5

    Course duration: 3 months each level
  •  Graduate Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg  
    Admission Requirements:

    The minimum requirement for this program is:
    -N3 Certificate
    -Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

    Course Duration:

    -N4 – N6 (18 Months)
    -Relevant practical experience (18 months)

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