National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering N4 – N6

National N Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

About this programme: Our Mechanical Engineering Programme is offered in two areas of specialization depending on which campus you are enrolled at.

Admission requirements: Grade 12 Certificate, and you may be asked to attend an assessment and interview.

Job opportunities:  You will be job-ready and able to take up a position in the following sectors of the engineering industry:

The holder of a National N4 – N6 Certificate in Electrical Engineering will be able to take up employment in one of the following fields:

  • Aerospace industry
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Mining industry
  • Packaging industry
  • Motor vehicle maintenance and manufacturing
  • Petrol and chemical industry
  • Printing industry

Qualification:  A National Certificate N4 – N6 in Mechanical Engineering is awarded on successful completion of this programme

Duration:  Each level takes 3 Months full time to complete (total of 12 months to complete the theory).

*In-depth description Students complete three certificates (N4-N6). The course structure is laid out so that you can follow a stream that suits your requirement. The subjects for the various streams are as follows:



  • Mathematics N4
  • Engineering Science N4
  • Mechanical Drawing N4
  • Mechanotechnology N4


  • Power Machines N5
  • Strength of Materials & Structures N5
  • Mechanotechnology N5
  • Fluid Mechanics N5


  • Power Machines N6
  • Strength of Materials & Structures N6
  • Mechanotechnology N6
  • Fluid Mechanics N6

Where is this course offered?

This programme is offered at Libode Campus.