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What You Need to Know About Our Structural Steelwork Draughting Course

If you have an eye for detail, excel in technical drawing, and have a passion for large-scale steel structures, then our Structural Steelwork Draughting Course will be perfect for you. This course aligns itself with industry standards and has been developed alongside structural steelwork professionals in order to ensure a high standard of education and training, which will be relevant to real-world work experience. SAQA Course ID: 48636

Purpose: To become a specialist in structural steelwork detailing. This course will allow a person to register as a structural steel detail draughtsperson and lay a foundation for future career advancement to supervisory and management qualifications within the sector.

A qualified learner will be able to:

Draught steelwork structures and use industry-standard software.

Selection Procedure:

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

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Structural Steelwork Draughting Course Structure: National Diploma in Structural Steelwork Detailing (NQF 5)

Admission Requirements:

Learner must have required Grade 12 Mathematics and EGD skills or completion of the MDDOP course and ideally must be
working within the SSD industry.
This candidate must understand and have experience in Shop Detailing, which are detailing of beams, columns, grids,
platforms and understand GA’s.


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 and Second Year – Lectures every Saturday

Third Year – Every Saturday. Practical in workplace (257 credits)

Basic Draughting Course Fees:

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


Additional Costs (books, kits, etc):

Applicable Red, Yellow, Green and Blue books.


Certificate from the Construction Seta. SAQA Course ID: 48636

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.