National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering

This course covers N4 - N6 level Chemical Engineering. The qualification earned is a National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering that is nationally recognised by Industry and Universities.

Admission Requirements

N3 or a Senior Certificate or NSC with a minimum pass of 40% in Mathematics and Physical Science.

Study Material Provided.

Course Duration

Minimum 2 years theory + 24 months in-service training.


First Year - Semester One
Chemical Engineering N4

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

First Year - Semester Two
Chemical Engineering N4/N5

  • Chemistry N4 
  • Power Machines N5 
  • Chemical Plant Operations N5

Second Year - Semester One 
Chemical Engineering N5/N6 

  • Mathematics N5 
  • Chemistry N5
  • Power Machines N6

Second Year - Semester Two
Chemical Engineering N6 

  • Mathematics N6 
  • Chemical Plant Operations N6 
  • Chemical Technology N6

Career Opportunities

  • Chemical Engineer 
  • Bio Technology 
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Environmental Officer 
  • Process Controller/Technician

Course offerings are subject to the Department of Higher Education and Training’s Examination Timetable for the current year.

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