Mechanical Engineering 

NATIONAL DIPLOMA: N4 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to build the knowledge and skills required by employees in all types of mechanical engineering environments (in various sectors of the economy) that would add value to the qualifying learner in terms of enrichment of the person, status and recognition.  This qualification forms a structured and formal learning path, resulting in outcomes which are assessed and recognised in terms of the relevant national structures such as ETQA’s and the NQF.

Global Availability

This course is specially designed for distant learning (also known as e-Learning).

At EMET we make use of modern e-Learning technology, utilising our Virtual Classroom as the main method of distant learning. It allows learners, through EMET’s Virtual Classroom design, to be equipped and trained, at leisure, Nationally. This enables learners to remain in their daily work while being equipped part-time.

Learners will be able to communicate with facilitators via email.

Career Fields/Further Studies

• Manufacturing and Engineering   • Chemical, Petrochemical   • Mining   • Transport   • Civil Engineering and Construction   • Food & Beverages   • Defence   • Energy   • Other engineering-related industry sectors (health, safety)

Course Contents

N4 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (SAQA ID 66881)

  • Chemical Plant Operation N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Mathematics N4
  • Chemistry N4

Course Contents

N5 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (SAQA ID 66960)

  • Chemistry N5
  • Chemical Plant Operation N5
  • Mathematics N5
  • Engineering Physics N5

Course Contents

N6 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (SAQA ID 67005)

  • Engineering Physics N6
  • Mathematics N6
  • Chemical Technology N6
  • Chemical Plant Operation N6
  • After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 24 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Programme Type

The National N Diploma: Mechanical Engineering is a National N Diploma of the Department of Education.

Accreditation

NQF LEVEL: 5 

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 36 months.

Entrance Requirements

Learners need one of the following: • National Senior Certificate   • N3 in the relevant specialisation area.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National Certificates and the relevant 24 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Education.