National N Diploma: Mechanical Engineering

Qualification: NatNDipMechEng (DHET)
N2 – N6

mechanical Engineering
KIA offers a National Certificate: Engineering Studies.

The process of Mechanical Engineering programme includes the planning and designing of these structures, as well as operating and maintaining them. Mechanical Engineers use an understanding of core concepts such as kinetics and thermodynamics (application of heat and mechanical power) to create and analyse a wide variety of machines and processes.
Career Fields
With this qualification, successful learners could pursue a career as a:
• Mechanical Engineer
• Design Engineer
• Materials Scientist
• Draughtsman
• Fabricator
• Process Controller / Technician

Admission Requirements
N1 National Certificate/Grade 9/Senior Certificate/NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy required).
Minimum 2 Years and 6 Months, plus 2 years inservice training.

Maximum 4 Years and 2 years inservice training.
• Certificates are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
• All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.
Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a:
• National Certificate at each level N2, N3, N4, N5, N6


A senior certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3), or a National Senior Certificate, or an equivalent qualification.

DURATION: 6 Months per Certificate.


Mathematics N4, Engineering Science N4, Mechanical Draughting N4, Mechanotechnics and Design N4. Mathematics N5, Engineering Physics N5, Mechanical Drawing and Design N5, Mechanotechnics N5. Mathematics N6, Engineering Physics N6, Mechanical Drawing N6, Mechanotechnics and Design N6, Mechanotechnics N6


Registration Fees(Once-Off) Total Fees Deposit Monthly Instalment x11 Duration
R500.00 R18, 200.00 R1, 500.00 R900.00 1 Year 6 Months (N4, N5 & N6)