Civil Engineering

Program Overview

Civil engineering influences almost every aspect of modern human life. Much of the physical infrastructure of modern society is provided through Civil Engineering. Civil Engineers plan, design, construct, maintain and recycle the structures in communities such as dams, bridges, roads, buildings, pipelines, railways and tunnels. 

Civil engineering is also responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the critical elements which keeps communities functioning, such as transport systems, wastewater treatment, gas, water and electricity supplies. It is not only one of the oldest engineering disciplines, but its direct impact on safety and quality of life means that it carries larger consequences and responsibilities than any other engineering discipline.

This part qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area.

The design of the part qualification is such that if taken sequentially with related N part courses i.e. N4+N5+N6, it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work component of either 18 months or two years, as required for the specific occupational area, is completed.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 11 to Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

N4
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Building and Structural Construction
  • Building and Structural Surveying
  • Building Administration
N5
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Building and Structural Construction
  • Building and Structural Surveying
  • Building Administration
N6
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Building and Structural Construction
  • Building and Structural Surveying
  • Building Administration

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Civil Engineering. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January, May and September every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January, May and September every year

Career Opportunities

  • Draughtsman 
  • Civil Engineering Technicians
  • Construction Managers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Surveyors
  • Urban and Regional Planners.

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