Engineering (Millwright) N Diploma

Full Time

A millwright installs and repairs mechanical machinery and equipment that is electrically driven or controlled. Our unique Millwright course will prepare you to work in the manufacturing industry with technologically sophisticated automated systems that use mechanics, electronics and electrical engineering.

You will learn about the design and development of machinery and the set-up, installation and repair of gearbox-driven motors and equipment used in a factory setting ranging from power generators to assembly line machinery.

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Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) or an appropriate National Certificate (N3) or equivalent

Career Opportunities

This programme will prepare you for many career opportunities in the field of engineering such as:

  • Millwright
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Design Engineer
  • Fabricator
  • Process Controller or Technician
  • Fitter & Turner
  • Motor Mechanic and many more!
Course Outline

National Certificate N4

  • Electrotechnics N4
  • Industrial Electronics N4
  • Mathematics N4
  • Mechanotechnics N4
  • Engineering Science N4

National Certificate N5

  • Power Machines N5
  • Mathematics N5
  • Electrotechnics N5
  • Industrial Electronics N5
  • Mechanotechnics N5

National Certificate N6

  • Power Machines N6
  • Mathematics N6
  • Electrotechnics N6
  • Industrial Electronics N6
  • Mechanotechnics N6
Accreditation and Certification

Students write national examinations which are set and administered by the DHET. Successful students achieve the following certification which is conferred and issued by the DHET:

  • National Certificate: N4 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 66881)
  • National Certificate: N5 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 66960)
  • National Certificate: N6 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 67005)

Once you have successfully achieved all three N4-N6 certificates and have worked for 2 years (minimum of 2 670 hours) in an engineering environment, your logbook will be submitted to the DHET.

Once you receive DHET approval, you will qualify to receive the highly respected National N Diploma: Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 67043)

Course Factsheet