Qualification & Code
NATIONAL DIPLOMA: ENGINEERING: CIVIL

ISNDLS

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

3 Years

Semester 1 and 2

360

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required.

 

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required.

Career Opportunities A person holding this qualification is prepared for a career as an engineering technician in the construction industry. Three basic activities are dealt with, namely planning and design, construction, and maintenance. The work to be performed will vary, depending on the area in which the individual is working, but in all respects, he/she will be required to assist professional engineers. Other work will involve surveying, design, cost accounting, draughting, traffic studies and material testing. Career opportunities exist in government departments such as Water Affairs, as well as organisations such as PRASA, Eskom, mining companies, construction firms, civil consulting engineers, and research institutions. A person holding this qualification can also start his/her own business.

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

 

January

July

January

July

 

CAM11AI

CAM12AI

Applied Mechanics I

COM11AI

COM12AI

Computer Skills I

KMA11AI

KMA12AI

Construction Materials I

CDR11AI

CDR12AI

Drawing I

PRE1A

PRE2B

English Proficiency (Semester 1) andEnglish Proficiency (Semester 2)

PRE1A

PRE2B

English Proficiency (Semester 1) andEnglish Proficiency (Semester 2)

CMC11AI

CMC12AI

Management (Civil) I

WIS11AI

WIS12AI

Mathematics I

ECM11BI

ECM12BI

Communication Skills I

KMT11AI

KMT12AI

Construction Methods I

CDR21AI

CDR22AI

Drawing II

CMC21AI

CMC22AI

Management (Civil) II

WIS21AI

WIS22AI

Mathematics II

CSU11AI

CSU12AI

Surveying I

CTS21AI

CTS22AI

Theory of Structures II

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

 

January

July

January

July

 

CGE21AI

CGE22AI

Geotechnical Engineering II

SSL31AI

SSL32AI

Structural Steel and Timber Design III

CSA21AI

CSA22AI

Structural Analysis II

CSU21AI

CSU22AI

Surveying (Civil) II

CTE21AI

CTE22AI

Transportation Engineering II

CWE21AI

CWE22AI

Water Engineering II

CDO31AI

CDO32AI

Documentation III

CGE31AI

CGE32AI

Geotechnical Engineering III

GWP31AI

GWP32AI

Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Design III

CSA31AI

CSA32AI

Structural Analysis III

CTE31AI

CTE32AI

Transportation Engineering III

CWE31AI

CWE32AI

Water Engineering III

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTERS 5 & 6

January

July

CEX11ZI

CEX12ZI

Work-integrated Learning I

CEX21ZI

CEX22ZI

Work-integrated Learning II

For more information contact: Department of Civil Engineering

Apply to CUT

Updated: 03 May 2017

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