NC(V): Engineering & Related Design (L2 - L4)

This qualification allows the student to learn both the practical and theoretical content required to work in the building industry.

Admission Requirements

For admission into NC(V) programmes students must pass an NQF level 1 qualification in one of the following ways:

  • Grade 9
  • AET Level 4
  • General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)
  • the use of RPL assessment programme to determine equivalence to NQF Level 1, and
  • PLP results

In order to ensure success and completion of the programmes, the College has, in terms of this policy, and in line with A Guideline for Additional Admission Requirements to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College Programmes made provision for Programme-specific additional requirements as stipulated in the table below:

Subject Requirements Level of Achievement Application Point Score
English > 40% APS Score: Best 6 Subjects inclusive of Maths / Math Lit. & English in the following way:

Grade 9: APS Score of 24
Grade 10 / NCV L2: APS Score of 22
Grade 11 / NCV L3: APS Score of 20
Grade 12 / NCV L4: APS Score of 18

Note: PLP has no APS
Mathematics (Grade 10 & 11)
OR
Mathematics (Grade 12)
> 50%

> 40%
Physical Science (will be an advantage) > 30%
Exposure to Engineering/Technology Drawing (will be an advantage)
OR
PLP: English and Life Orientation
PLP: Foundational Mathematics & Foundational Science
50%
60%

Duration

  • This qualification takes three years to complete.
  • Each of the levels 2, 3 and 4 will take one-year full time.
  • Every level of study carries 130 credits.

Subjects / Modules

NQF Level 2
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Systems
  • Automotive Repair & Maintenance
NQF Level 3
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Engineering Practice & Maintenance
  • Materials Technology
  • Engineering Graphic & Design
  • Automotive Repair & Maintenance
NQF Level 4
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Engineering Processes
  • Professional Engineering Practice
  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Repair & Maintenance

Career Opportunities

  • Participate in the designing and construction of buildings. Take part in the maintenance of machines and motor car engines.