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What Our Piping Draughting Course Has to Offer

Without piping, the world as we know it today would not exist! The piping industry has a big need for skilled and specialist draughtsmen, who can plan out functional piping systems. Our Piping Draughting Course has been developed with working professionals and falls in line with industry standards – both nationally and internationally. 

This course is part time only.

Purpose: To become a specialist in piping
draughting/design. To lay a foundation for future career advancement to
supervisory and management qualifications within the sector or within piping

A qualified learner will be able to:

Draught piping systems and use industry-standard software.

Selection Procedure:

Access to this qualification is open, should you meet admission requirements

“Don’t pick a job with great vacation time. Pick a career that doesn’t need escaping from.”

– Unknown

Piping Draughting Course Structure:
Piping Draughting Occupational Certificate NQF 5

Admission Requirements:

Learner must have required Grade 12 Mathematics and EGD or completion of the MDDOP course and should be
working within the Piping Industry to be able to complete the workplace component.


Our selection procedure consists of proof of the above qualifications/reference and an interview to confirm suitability, aptitude, and experience.

N4/N5 Knowledge Modules:


Every Saturday


First Year – Lectures every Saturday

Second Year – Practical in the workplace with a logbook

Basic Draughting Course Fees:

R 32 000.00 
R 3 500.00 deposit, and the balance payable in 10 equal installments.


Additional Costs (books, kits, etc):

Drawing Kit and Student Card – R 750.00
Students are required to download Auto-Cad software on their own.



Certificate from Quality Council for Trades and Occupation (QCTO).

Career Opportunities

The holder of a National N4 – N5 Certificate in Multi-Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice


Have any further questions about our Multi-Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice Course? Get in touch with our friendly staff for answers.