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NATIONAL N1 – N3 CERTIFICATES: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACT SHEET

Mechanical Engineering N1 – N3 Certificate

Mechanical Engineering N1 – N3
Full time or Part time

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Description

Mechanical Engineering covers the design, manufacture and maintenance of a wide range of Industrial appliances.
This field of study is suitable for persons who are interested in following a technical career path and have the ability to work with their hands.

Admission requirements

N1: Minimum of Grade 9 with Mathematics above 50%
N2: N1 or equivalent
N3: N2 or equivalent

Selection Procedure

Proof of the above qualifications/reference and interview to confirm suitability, aptitude and experience

Programme content

N1 CERTIFICATE N2 CERTIFICATE N3 CERTIFICATE
Mathematics Mathematics Mathematics
Engineering Science Engineering Science Engineering Science
Engineering Drawing Engineering Drawing Engineering Drawing
Motor Trade Theory(choice subject) Motor Trade Theory(choice subject) Mechanotechnology
Fitting and Machining Trade Theory (choice subject) Fitting and Machining Trade Theory(choice subject)

Course Duration

The duration of each level is THREE months, therefore a TRIMESTER timetable is followed. Registration takes place in January, April and August, enabling the successful student to accumulate THREE national certificates during the course of one year.

Career Path/opportunities

The holder of a National N1 – N3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering will be able to take up employment in one of the following fields:

  • Draughts person
  • Fitter & Turner
  • Toolmaker
  • Millwright
  • Machinist
  • Instrument Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • AutoCAD Designer

Course Fees

Course only – R10 000.00 4 subjects or R3000 per subjects

 

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The African Academy was established in 1994 to address the critical need for well-trained and skilled Draughtspersons, and to contribute towards reducing unemployment in South Africa. The African Academy is recognized as one of Africa’s leading Draughting Education & Training Institutions. The African Academy has proven its worth by achieving an above 80% pass rate and an above 80% placement of graduates in employment. Industry attests to the high calibre of graduate that the African Academy produces.

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