NC(V): Civil Engineering & Building Construction (L2 - L4)

This qualification allows the student to learn both the practical and theoretical content required to work in the building industry.

Admission Requirements

  • A year end school report for grade 10 or higher with Mathematics and Physical Science
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF level 2; or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

Grade 11 and 12 learners who are at least 17 years of age are given first preference.

Duration

  • This qualification takes three years to complete.
  • Each of the levels 2, 3 and 4 will take one-year full time.
  • Every level of study carries 130 credits.

Subjects / Modules

NQF Level 2
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Construction Planning
  • Materials
  • Plant & Equipment
  • Carpentry & Roof work OR
  • Masonry OR
  • Plumbing
NQF Level 3
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Construction Planning
  • Materials
  • Plant & Equipment
  • Carpentry & Roof work OR
  • Masonry OR
  • Plumbing
NQF Level 4
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Construction Planning
  • Materials
  • Construction Supervision
  • Carpentry & Roof work OR
  • Masonry OR
  • Plumbing

Career Opportunities

  • Depending on the trade selected, the student will either work as a plumber, carpenter or builder in the construction industry. He/She will participate in the erection, renovation and maintenance of buildings.