National N Diploma in Public Relations

Public Relations is an important Management function in big and small companies. Public Relations is based on the organisations’ relations with different target publics groups. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67042
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant Nated Qualification.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Office Practice N4
  • Entrepreneurship And Business Management N4
  • Communication N4

First Year - Semester Two

  • Information Processing N4 
  • Office Practice N5 
  • Public Relations N5

Second Year - Semester One

  • Information Processing N5 
  • Communication N5 
  • Public Relations N6

Second Year - Semester Two

  • Office Practice N6 
  • Information Processing N6 
  • Legal Practice N5

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Public Relations N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for the following entry-level positions: 

  • Government Department 
  • Charity Organisations 
  • Finance Institutions
  • Private Sector

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Tourism

Tourism encompasses every product and service offered to tourists and business executives who are away on holiday or business. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in South Africa, providing an ever-increasing contribution to South Africa’s economy. You could choose to be based in an office, booking flights and organising accommodation or guiding tours and engaging with tourists. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67051
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One 

  • Tourism Communication N4
  • Tourist Destinations N4 
  • Travel Office Procedures N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Intro To Computer Practice N4
  • Travel Services N4 
  • Tourist Destinations N5 
  • Tourism Communication N5

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Travel Services N5 
  • Travel Office Procedures N5 
  • Tourist Destinations N6

Second Year - Semester Two

  • Travel Office Procedures N6 
  • Travel Services N6 
  • Hotel Reception N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Tourism N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions in the following fields: 

  • Travel Consultancy 
  • Tour Guiding 
  • Tour Operations 
  • Event Management 
  • Reservation/Counter staff 
  • Tour Planning 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Educare

Educare and Child Day Care has become a rewarding and profitable career in South Africa, considering that most households now need additional incomes. This industry is growing rapidly and the demand for child care personnel and entrepreneurs in this field will increase. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67050 
NQF Level: 
N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Education N4 
  • Day Care Personnel Development N4 
  • Child Health N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Educare Didactics: Theory And Practical N4 
  • Educational Psychology N5 
  • Day Care Communication N5

Second Year - Semester One

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 
  • Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N5 
  • Day Care Communication N6

Second Year - Semester Two

  • Educational Psychology N6 
  • Educare Didactics: Theory And Practical N6 
  • Day Care Management N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Educare N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for the following Career Positions: 

  • Day Care Manager 
  • Child Care Teacher Assistant 
  • Pre-School Teacher 
  • Au Pair 
  • Entrepreneur 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Public Management

Public Management teaches individuals interested in working for government departments the administrative and management methods that they will need. The large-scale projects undertaken by government create a need for staff that are equipped with managerial, administrative and sound communicative skills. In this career, you will use management principles and techniques to help create a better life for all South Africans. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67041
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Management Communication N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Public Administration N4 

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Intro to Computer Practice N4 
  • Public Administration N5 
  • Public Finance N5 

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Municipal Administration N5 
  • Public Relations N5 

Second Year - Semester Two 

  • Public Finance N6 
  • Public Law N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Public Management N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for the following entry-level positions: 

  • Public Sector General Manager 
  • Public Sector Administration Manager 
  • Public Sector Human Resource Manager 
  • National, Provincial and Local Government Administrator 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Management Assistant

Being a Management Assistant presents one with a wide range of career opportunities. It involves providing assistance and support to senior staff members, and includes a wide range of office administration duties, communication, organisation and information processing. You will be equipped to play a valuable part in the efficient management of any office environment. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67033
NQF Level: N4 -N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant Nated Qualification.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Office Practice N4
  • Communication N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Office Practice N5 
  • Communication N5 
  • Information Processing N4

Second Year - Semester One

  • Public Administration N4 
  • Office Practice N6 
  • Information Processing N5

Second Year - Semester Two 

  • Communication N6 
  • Legal Practice N5 
  • Information Processing N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Management Assistant N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions such as the following: 

  • Administrative Assistant 
  • Personal Assistant 
  • Marketing Assistant 
  • Executive Secretary 
  • Data Capturer 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Marketing Management

Marketing Managers are responsible for responding to consumer demands in the market environment. As a qualified marketing manager, you will be equipped to develop and implement appropriate strategies to promote products and services to specific market segments. You will manage and co-ordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional activities. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67037
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 
  • Intro to Computer Practice N4 
  • Marketing Management N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Management Communication N4 
  • Marketing Management N5 
  • Sales Management N5

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Public Relations N5 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5 
  • Marketing Management N6

Second Year - Semester Two  

  • Sales Management N6 
  • Marketing Research N6 
  • Marketing Communication N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Marketing Management N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions in the following fields: 

  • Sales 
  • Marketing 
  • Marketing Research 
  • Marketing Communications 
  • Marketing Consulting 
  • Marketing Agency 
  • Advertising 
  • Promotions 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Human Resource Management

The Human Resource Officer is accountable for policies and practices that deal with the recruitment and selection of employees. In addition, HR officers must manage the training and development of staff, and ensure that performance and productivity are maintained and improved. HR officers are also responsible for creating good relationships between Managers and Employees. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67039
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant Nated Qualification.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One 
Human Resource Management N4 

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Management Communication N4 
  • Personnel Management N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Computer Practice N4 
  • Personnel Management N5 
  • Labour Relations N5

Second Year - Semester One  

  • Public Relations N5 
  • Personal Training N5 
  • Labour Relations N6

Second Year - Semester Two  

  • Personnel Management N6 
  • Personal Training N6 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Human Resource Management N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions in the following fields: 

  • Human Resources 
  • Training and Development 
  • Labour Relations/Industrial Relations 
  • Recruitment Agent 
  • Personnel Manager 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Business Management

Business Management refers to all the activities involved in running a business. It includes planning, controlling, leading and monitoring. Management is all about organising people and motivating them to achieve the organisation’s goals. A good manager must have right qualification to empower him or her to use the available time and resources effectively. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67036
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant Nated Qualification.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One 

  • Intro to Computer Practice N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 
  • Intro To Accounting N4

First Year - Semester Two 

  • Sales Management N4 
  • Management Communication N4 
  • Labour Relations N5

Second Year - Semester One

  • Labour Relations N6
  • Economics N5
  • Entrepreneurship And Business Management N5

Second Year - Semester Two

  • Marketing Management N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Business Management N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions in the following fields: 

  • General Management 
  • Economics 
  • Small Business Management 
  • Assistant Management 
  • Entrepreneurship 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers manage the design, construction and maintenance of the built environment. Examples of their work include bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Civil Engineering is about maintaining and improving the world around us and increasing the quality of life for present and future generations.

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67043
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

N2: Engineering Studies or a Grade 11 or a Senior Certificate or NSC.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 2 Years in‐service Training.

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Mathematics N4 
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Industrial Orientation N3 
  • Engineering Drawing N3

First Year - Semester Two

  • Mathematics N4 
  • Building And Structural Construction N4 
  • Building And Structural Surveying N5
  • Building Administration N4

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Mathematics N5 
  • Quantity Surveying N5
  • Building and Structural Construction N5
  • Building and Structural Surveying N5
  • Building Administration N5 

Second Year - Semester Two  

  • Mathematics N6 
  • Building and Structural Construction N6 
  • Building and Structural Surveying N6
  • Building Administration N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Civil Engineering N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for career jobs in the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Waste-Water Treatment
  • Road Construction and Maintenance

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering involves the design and development of machinery, ranging from simple mechanisms up to more complex machines. The process of Mechanical Engineering 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.

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67043
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

N2: Engineering Studies or a Grade 11 or a Senior Certificate or NSC.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 2 Years in‐service Training.

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Mathematics N3
  • Engineering Science N3
  • Industrial Orientation N3
  • Industrial Electronics N3

First Year - Semester Two

  • Mathematics N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Electro Technics N4
  • Mechano Technics N4

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Mathematics N5
  • Power Machines N5
  • Strength of Materials and Structures N5
  • Mechano Technics N5

Second Year - Semester Two 

  • Mathematics N6
  • Power Machines N6
  • Strength of Materials and Structures N6
  • Mechano Technics N6

Career Opportunities

 Once you have completed Mechanical Engineering N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for career jobs in the following fields:

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Materials Scientist
  • Draughtsman
  • Fabricator
  • Process Controller / Technician

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering is the branch of Engineering that is concerned with the manufacturing of chemicals on an industrial scale. It also involves processes that convert raw materials into various products that we use every day through physical, thermal or chemical changes. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67043
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

N2: Engineering Studies or a Grade 11 or a Senior Certificate or NSC. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 2 Years in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Mathematics N3
  • Engineering Science N3
  • Industrial Orientation N3
  • Plant Operations Theory N3 

First Year - Semester Two

  • Mathematics N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Chemical Plant Operations N4
  • Chemistry N4 

Second Year - Semester One  

  • Mathematics N5 
  • Power Machines N5
  • Chemical Plant Operations N5

Second Year - Semester Two 

  • Mathematics N6 
  • Power Machines N6 
  • Chemical Plant Operations N5

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Chemical Engineering N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for career jobs in the following fields: 

  • Process Plant construction 
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Environmental Protection 
  • Biotechnology 
  • Research and Development Chemist 
  • Quality Control 
  • Laboratory 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering is the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. Electrical Engineers study the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution. This dynamic field involves the design of electronic circuits and the development of systems such as aircraft autopilots and state-of-the-art computers. Micro electronics, the manufacture and repair of products like computers, microwaves and control systems, also falls within the sphere of Electrical Engineering. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67043
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

N2: Engineering Studies or a Grade 11 or a Senior Certificate or NSC. 

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 2 Years in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One 

  • Mathematics N3 
  • Engineering Science N3
  • Industrial Orientation N3
  • Industrial Electronics N3 

First Year - Semester Two

  • Mathematics N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Electro Technics N4
  • Industrial Electronics N4 

Second Year - Semester One

  • Mathematics N5
  • Power Machines N5  
  • Electro Technics N5 
  • Industrial Electronics N5 

Second Year - Semester Two  

  • Mathematics N6
  • Power Machines N6 
  • Electro Technics N6 
  • Industrial Electronics N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Electrical Engineering N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for career jobs in the following fields: 

  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Project Management 
  • Instrument Technician 
  • Electrician 
  • Design Engineering 
  • Telecommunications 
  • Power Electronics 
  • Appliance Manufacturing and Installation 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Certificate Engineering Studies

Central Technical College offers the Foundation Certificate in Engineering Studies at N1 and N2 Level. This is a Foundation Qualification for the National N Diploma. The course content provides a solid grounding for further study towards the National N Diploma. Their specialised and place of training, all differ because of their own uniqueness and complexity. The Foundation Certificate in Engineering affords you an opportunity to assess your aptitude, abilities and interests in a particular field of Engineering. e.g. Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Civil. 

Accreditation

NQF Level: N1 - N2

Admission Requirements

Grade 9 with Mathematics and Science.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

1 year

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One

  • Mathematics N1
  • Engineering Science N1
  • Industrial Electronics N1
  • Industrial Orientation N1

First Year - Semester Two

  • Mathematics N2
  • Engineering Science N2
  • Industrial Orientation N2 
  • Industrial Electronics N2

Career Opportunities

Students who are technically and practically orientated will be ideal for this course. Scientific curiosity, mathematical capability, creativity, diligence, perseverance and integrity are some of the prerequisites one must possesses for this course of study. The Engineering profession consists of three distinct career groups namely the: 

  • Artisan 
  • Technician and Technologist 
  • Engineer 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

National N Diploma in Financial Management

Financial managers carefully plan companies’ capital requirements and then decide upon the best way to finance these requirements to maximise the wealth of shareholders. Financial considerations form the basis of all corporate decisions and companies rely on suitably qualified Financial Managers to guide and advise them. 

Accreditation

SAQA ID: 67040
NQF Level: N4 - N6

Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant Nated Qualification.

Study Guides Provided.

Course Duration

The programme duration is 2 years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full time basis. Minimum 2 Years + 18 Months in-service Training. 

Curriculum

First Year - Semester One 

  • Management Communication N4 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4 
  • Computerised Financial Systems N4 

First Year - Semester Two  

  • Financial Accounting N4 
  • Computerised Financial Systems N5 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Second Year - Semester One 

  • Financial Accounting N5 
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5 
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6

Second Year - Semester Two

  • Financial Accounting N6
  • Computerised Financial Systems N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N6

Career Opportunities

Once you have completed Financial Management N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for Career Positions in the following fields: 

  • Financial Management 
  • Credit Management 
  • Bookkeeping 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Debtors/Creditors 
  • Banking 

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s examination timetable for the current year. Not all courses are available at all campuses.

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