TUT Mechanical Engineering Requirements

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TUT Mechanical Engineering Requirements

TUT Mechanical Engineering Requirements

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING(HCME18) – NQF Level 5 (140 credits)SAQA ID: 99534, CHE NUMBER: H/H16/E025CAN

Campus where offered: Pretoria Campus

Admission requirement(s) and selection criteria:•

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE IN OR AFTER 2008:

Admission requirement(s):

A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification, with a higher certificate endorsement, or an equivalent qualifica-tion, with an achievement level of at least 4 for English (home language or first additional language) and Mathematics or Technical Mathematics and at least 3 for Physical Sciences or Technical Sciences.Applicants who do not meet the requirements for Mathematics, Physical Scienc-es, or any of the two additional subjects may enrol for these subjects at any Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College (see National N Certificate requirements), and if these are successfully passed at a perfor-mance level of at least 50%, they may re-apply for admission to the University.

Selection criteria: To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 20.

Recommended subject(s): Engineering Graphics and Design, Mechanical Technology or Technical: Mechanical Technology.

FOR APPLICANTS WHO OBTAINED A QUALIFICATION FROM TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (TVET) COLLEGES (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS FET COLLEGES):

Applicants with a National Certificate (Vocational) at NQF Level 4:

Admission requirement(s):

A National Certificate (Vocational) at NQF Level 4 issued by the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with at least 50% for English and Mathematics and at least 40% for Physical Sciences and any three vocational subjects.

Selection criteria:

To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 20.

Recommended subject(s): None.Applicants with a National N Certificate as published in Nated 191: N3 (NQF Level 4):

Admission requirement(s): A National Senior Certificate and a National N Certificate as published in Nated 191: N3 (NQF Level 4) issued by both the Department of Higher Education (DHET) and the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training (Umalusi), with at least 50% for English and any additional language, Mathematics N3, Engineering Sciences N3 and any two N3 vocational subjects.

Selection criteria: To be considered for this qualification, applicants must have an Admission Point Score (APS) of at least 20.

Recommended subject(s): None.Assessment procedure:

All applications received by the published due dates will be ranked according to the APS achieved. After consideration of the Departmental Student Enrolment Plan (SEP), only the top performing applicants will be selected. A waiting list consisting of the remainder of the applicants will provide an opportunity for applicants to fill places created by accepted students failing to meet the enrolment dates. Applicants will be informed per official letter from the Office of the Registrar.

Minimum duration: One year.

Presentation: Day classes.

Classes and assessments may take place on Friday afternoons and/or Saturdays.

Intake for the qualification: January only.

Closing date for application: 30 September.

Approximate first-year class fees: R42 270.

Possible careers: Mechanical technologist, technician, manager, entrepreneur and consultant.

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