NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DRAWING OFFICE PRACTICE: N4 & N5

The National Certificate in Multi-Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice: N4 & N5 course covers Architectural, Mechanical, Structural Steel Detailing, Technical Illustrations and Computer Aided Draughting Programs (AutoCAD and Caddie). This course integrates academic knowledge and theory with practical skills and values.

Career Options

What will I be qualified as once I’ve completed this course?

Draughtsperson

What will I be able to do?

• Draughtsperson for Building and/or Structural Steel-related organisations.

• Draughtsperson for Mechanical-related organisations.

• Entrepreneur (self-employment or private enterprise) within the Building and/or Civil Engineering industry.

In which industries will I be able to work?

• Architectural Industry

• Building Industry

• Construction Industry

• Eskom

• Local Government (Municipalities)

• Mechanical Engineering companies

What could I do to further improve my skills and my chances of furthering my career?

This course will equip you to work in any organisation that requires a draughtsperson for further or specialised training. You will be able to work towards promotion within your career by working within your field of study and gaining experience within the industry. As with any other career, you would need to work very hard to prove your skills and abilities, be dedicated and be prepared to continue learning throughout your career.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?

TRIMESTER 1: DRAWING OFFICE ORIENTATION

• Mechanical Orientation

• Engineering Drawing Orientation

• Building Technology Orientation

• Computer Aided Draughting (AutoCAD 2D)

TRIMESTER 2: DRAWING OFFICE N4

• General Draughting

• Mechanical Draughting

• Pictorial Draughting

• Mechanical Orientation

• Computer Aided Draughting (AutoCAD Advanced 3D)

TRIMESTER 3: DRAWING OFFICE N5

• Building Draughting

• Structural Steel Detailing

• Technical Illustration

• Computer Aided Draughting (Caddie)

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?

• N3 or Grade 12

You must have passed the following subjects at school:

• Mathematics

• English

Duration

• 1 year full-time

• Enrolment in January (Part-time – Not available)

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Sharon Grobbelaar
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

Blended Blended

Presented Presented Courses