- NQF 1 & 2
- SAQA ID 67109 & 67375
- DHET issued & Certified
Welders are skilled craftsmen, who construct or repair metal products, often using different hand tools and machinery. Welders make use of a variety of processes through the use of heat or electrical current to join parts together and work mainly in the manufacturing, construction and industrial environment. From an entry-welder to a more professional welder, welders use various processes from resistance spot welding, laser beam welding and electron beam welding to perform their daily tasks.
As a welder, you can set up a workshop from home, offer a door-to-door service in your community or work in the motor, construction or metal industries. Other careers include:
Welding Workshop or Factory
Motor Manufacturing Industry
Gas, Installation and Maintenance
Gate and Fence
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Grade 10, 11 and 12
Mathematics and Physical Science is not a requirement
All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET.
Study materials are available FREE as printed textbooks, notes and is also available online on the learner management system, Moodle.
Academic Development Officer (ADO)
Students are supported by a team of Academic Development Officers (ADOs), who are available throughout the journey of your course. ADOs are not lecturers, but support academics, who are qualified in the relevant subject matter, and will guide you on all academic matters.
You may attend Saturday classes for extra support. All support classes are free.
Student Support services is available to all registered learners.
Online Centre for Student Relations
An academic and customer care adviser will be allocated to you to provide additional online support while you complete your studies. This service is free.