Mechanical Engineering

National DIPLOMA: Mechanical Engineering N3-N6

The mechanical engineer is involved with design, development, production, installation, maintenance and general research of machinery and mechanical equipment in almost every type of industry and technology. The mechanical engineer usually specializes in one of the many fields in engineering, such as transportation, mining, environment engineering industrial engineering or manufacturing

Course Duration

18 Months Theory & 18 Months experiential training.

INTAKE: January,June & September

Course Subjects

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Mechanotechnology
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Mechanical Draughting
  • Mechanotechnics
  • Mechanical Drawing & Design
  • Power MachinesPower Machines
  • Strength of Materials & Structure

Career Oppootunities

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Materials Scientist
  • Draughtsman
  • Fabricator
  • Process Controller/Technician

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • NS Certificate or Equivqlent
  • admissions.htmling for this course will allow students to obtain credits to most University of Technologies by passing all N4 N5 N6 subjects with at least 50% in each subject.


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Level Registration Deposit Monthly Total Duration
N3 R500 R2 500 R900 R8 400 6 Months
N4 R500 - R900 R2 900 3 Months
N5 R200 - R900 R2 900 3 Months
N6 R200 - R900 R2900 3 Months

Examination Fees R200 Per Trimester