NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL) CIVIL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

The National Certificate (Vocational) Civil Engineering and Building Construction course fits into the Engineering Studies field. It covers construction, masonry building and woodworking; design, drainage and sanitation in a practical, theoretical management and design environment. 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?

This course is a good basis to obtain employment within your specific study field or to complete further training towards a qualification in a specific chosen field. It also provides entry to Higher Education, such as a University or University of Technology.

What will I be able to do?
•Architectural Technology
•Building Construction
•Civil Construction Engineering
•Drainage Inspection
•Industrial Designing
•Quantity Surveying
•Road Construction Engineering
•Sanitation Engineering
•Town Regional Planning

In which industries will I be able to work?
•Architectural Industry
•Building Construction
•Building Industry
•Local Government (Municipalities)
•Road Construction

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

After successfully completing the NC(V) Level 4 Civil Engineering & Building Construction course, you will be able to continue studying at a TVET College to obtain your N-Diploma (which includes N4 – N6 certificates), or at an institution of Higher Education, such as a University of Technology or a University.

Programme Structure

What will I be studying during this course?

LEVEL 2 – 4 FUNDAMENTAL SUBJECTS (COMPULSORY)
•English
•Mathematics
•Life Orientation

Plus the Core subjects below

LEVEL 2 VOCATIONAL CORE SUBJECTS
•Construction Planning
•Plant and Equipment
•Materials
•Carpentry and Roofwork OR Masonry OR Roads OR Plumbing (Choose one of these to specialise in)

LEVEL 3 VOCATIONAL CORE SUBJECTS
•Construction Planning
•Plant and Equipment
•Materials
•Carpentry and Roofwork OR Masonry OR Roads OR Plumbing (Choose one of these to specialise in, following on from your choice in Level 2)

LEVEL 4 VOCATIONAL CORE SUBJECTS
•Construction Planning
•Plant and Equipment
•Materials
•Carpentry and Roofwork OR Masonry OR Roads OR Plumbing (Choose one of these to specialise in, following on from your choice in Level 2)

Admission Requirements

What do I need to have completed before I can apply to study this course?
•To enter Level 2 – Grade 9 completed with Mathematics
•To enter Level 3 – Level 2 qualification
•To enter Level 4 – Level 3 qualification

You must have passed the following subjects at school:
•Mathematics
•English

Duration
•3 years 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