National Diploma Engineering Metallurgy


FOOTNOTE  

National Diploma (3 year)

*Completion of an Engineering Programme may lead to registration as a Technician with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), depending on appropriate experience.

*Because of the limited number of places, fulfilling all the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the programme.


 

  

  Exit level outcomes:

The qualifying student will be competent to:

1. Operate specific metallurgical equipment, and control metallurgical processes and products within stipulated specifications.

2. Communicate effectively by means of reports, presentations, specifications, drawings and standards.

 

         A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.

             Recommended subject: Technical Drawing.

            N3 Certificate, with a pass of at least 60% in Mathematics and Physical Science, and a pass in two languages.


Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.


 

 APS scale
Percentage

 7  6
 100-80% 79-70%  69-60%  59-50%  49-40%  39-30%  29-0% 

 

   Symbols  A
   Points  HG  5
 SG  4  3  2 1

National
Diploma

   Mathematics    PhyScience    English   

Other
Languages

 HG SG HG  SG  1st  2nd   
Engineering Metallurgy  D B

 

Mini-mum APS

Group A

Group B

Languages

Must comply with NSC minimum requirements

Mathematics

Life

Orienta-tion

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3

Language of Teaching and Learning

Other recognised language

21

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in either Afrikaans or English (Home Language, or First Additional Language)

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in another recognised language (Home Language or First Additional Language)

Minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics

Minimum rating of 4 (50-59%).

(In the calculation of the APS, the rating for Life Orientation must be divided by 2)

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in Physical Sciences

A minimum rating of 2 (30-39%)

A minimum rating of 2 (30-39%)

   

CET1AMT

Chemistry 1 (Theory)

CET1AM2

Metallurgical Chemistry 2

CSAA131

Communication Studies 1A

CSAB131

Communication Studies 1B

EDM1111

Mechanical Engineering Drawing 1

MAT2AE2

Mathematics 2A

EIR1111

Computer Skills 1

PMY11-1

Physical Metallurgy 1

MAT1AW1

Engineering Mathematics 1

PRM21-1

Practical Metallurgy 2: Physical Metallurgy

MET111

Metallurgy 1

STA1ZCE

Statistics 2B

PHY1ABP

Physics 1 (Practical)

TEX2111

Extraction Metallurgy 2

PHY1ABT

Physics 1 (Theory)

TST2111

Strength of Materials 2

EL40211

Metallurgical Engineering Practice 1

 

 

EL40212

Metallurgical Engineering Practice 2

 

 

   

MTM3111

Materials Testing:  Metallurgy 3

BIM121

Management Skills 1

PMY22-2

Physical Metallurgy 2

HMR21-1

Heat and Mass Transfer 2

     
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