Program Description

The program caters for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing of chemicals through management of the physical, thermal and chemical changes at an industrial scale.


Career Prospects

Biochemist, Laboratory Technician, Environmental Officer, Chemical Engineer, Process Controller, Water & Sanitation Technician, Extractive Engineer, Chemical Technologist.


Minimum Entry Requirements

N1: A Grade 9 Certificate with a pass in Mathematics and Natural Sciences

N2: A National Certificate: N1 Engineering Studies or

  • At least three applicable Grade 10 Instructional offerings at Higher or Standard Grade Level.
  • An equivalent qualification

N3: A National Certificate: N2 Engineering Studies or

  • At least three applicable Grade 11 instructional offerings at Higher or Standard Grade Level or
  • An equivalent qualification.

N4: An appropriate National Certificate: N3 Engineering Studies

  • A Senior Certificate with at least three instructional offerings which are applicable to the instructional offerings chosen by the candidate for the program
  • Equivalent qualification

N5: A National Certificate: N4 Engineering Studies

  • Equivalent qualification taking into account pre-requisites for instructional offerings

N6: A National Certificate: N5 Engineering Studies

  • Equivalent qualification taking into account pre-requisites for instructional offerings


Program Duration & Structure

The program is done within a period of two years or else two years six months. Each level should be done over a minimum of three months. The program is available in fulltime/part-time mode. The Structure is as follows:

N1-N2 Modules

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Plant Operation Theory
  • Water & Waste-water Treatment Practice

N3 Modules

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Plant Operation Theory
  • Water Treatment Practice

N4-5 Modules

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Chemical Plant Operation
  • Chemistry

N6 Modules

  • Mathematics
  • Power Machines
  • Chemical Technology
  • Chemical Plant Operation

Electives

  • Waste Water Treatment Practice N3
  • Foundry Theory N1
  • Production & Quality Control
  • Supervisory Management
  • Loss Control
  • Control Systems


National N Diploma: Engineering Studies

  • A minimum of 12 advanced instructional offerings; a maximum of five N4 instructional offerings.
  • Documentary proof of two years or 2670 hours of applicable experience in the engineering industry.
  • At least two instructional offerings at N6 level must be relevant to the vocation.


Examination Board, Certification & ICASS

External examinations are administered by the Department of Higher Education & Training (UMALUSI & QCTO). The examinations are National Examinations. Certificates are awarded by the Department of Higher Education & Training. (UMALUSI & QCTO). A student will only be allowed to write the final examinations upon completion of the Portfolio of Evidence (POE) and 80% class attendance.


Payable Fees

Registration Fees R500 (Once off)

Deposit

R2800 (Once per academic year)
Installments R1300 (10 installments)
Study Material R800/Semester (Study material must be bought at Campus.)


NB: student ID is Issued upon payment of the registration fee

Tablet and College t-shirt is issued upon completion of the Deposit Fee

Please note other payment options are available upon request. Consult the Finance Department.


Contact Details

For more information about this course contact the Admissions Office

Telephone: 011 339 1095

Mobile: 071 733 9383 / 071 941 5551

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated February 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Feb 2020
Duration
24 - 30 months
Part-time
Full-time
Price
- Registration Fees: R500 (Once off). Deposit: R2,800 (Once per academic year). Instalments: R1,300 (10 instalments). Study Material: R800/Semester.
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