Qualification & Code
HIGHER CERTIFICATE: CONSTRUCTION

HC_CON

Campus Duration of Programme Enrolment Option(s) SAQA Credits NQF Level Admission Requirements Selection and/ or interview
Bloemfontein

1 Years

Semester 1

140

5

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

I A Grade 12 National Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% on standard grade or 40% on higher grade in both Physical Sciences and Mathematics.  Candidates with a score of 23 to 26 on the CUT scoring scale must successfully complete the selection process for admission, which could include the writing of an admission selection test.  Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.

 

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

A National Senior Certificate with a score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum pass mark of 50% (rating 4) in both Mathematics and Physical Sciences.  Candidates with a score of 23 to 26 on the CUT scoring scale must successfully complete the selection process for admission, which could include the writing of an admission selection test.  Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.

 

Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.

Career Opportunities

The qualification provides:

  • Foundation studies for careers within the built environment disciplines that potentially benefit from a combination of construction management and quantity surveying skills, thus contributing to the economic and national development of the country in a substantial way;
  • Direct entry to further advanced programmes, such as an industry related Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Foundation base required for further studies and eventual registration as a Candidate Professional with the South African Council for Quantity Surveying Professions (SACQSP) or a Candidate Professional with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

CET00BE

Construction and the Environment

COM00BE

Construction Management

CMT00BE

Construction Mathematics

CTG00BE

Construction Technology

FCL00BE

Fundamentals of Contract Law

FHD00BE

Fundamentals of Human Settlement Development

MET00BE

Measurement, Estimating and Tendering

PBS00BE

Physical Building Science

SES00BE

Site Establishment and Supervision

For more information contact: Department of Built Environment

Apply to CUT

 

Created: 03 May 2017

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