National Diploma / National Diploma Extended in Civil Engineering

General

Program Description

A student who has obtained this qualification will be competent to apply theoretical knowledge, practical experience and skills in Civil Engineering as a civil engineering technician, who forms part of the engineering team, by applying proven techniques to engineering activity, within standards and codes under remote supervision, and under close supervision if operating outside standards and codes.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualifying student must have:

  1. the ability to plan Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice under remote supervision, and under close supervision if operating outside standards and codes.
  2. the ability to design Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice, under remote supervision, and under close supervision if operating outside standards and codes.
  3. the ability to prepare and administer the documentation for Civil Engineering systems, in accordance with the relevant codes of practice under remote supervision, and under close supervision if operating outside standards and codes.
  4. the ability to build and maintain Civil Engineering systems under supervision.

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009).
  • N4 Certificate with a minimum pass of 70% in Mathematics and Engineering Science, and a pass in two languages.
  • N5 Certificate, with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics and Engineering Science.
  • Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.

Award of diploma

A National Diploma in the relevant field of study will be awarded to candidates after successful completion of all theoretical and experiential learning requirements.

Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university i ... Read More

Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries. Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development. Read less