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National Certificate: N1 Engineering Studies (Boilermaker)

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This career-oriented course is the first step in your training towards a career as a boilermaker. When you study this course, you will be introduced to the basic theoretical elements of boilermaking, and you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to progress to the N2 level.

Course code:

EN1-BOIL

Accreditation status:
  • N1 – accredited by Umalusi
  • SAQA ID: 67109
  • 40 credits
Course duration:

Approximately 6 months

Entry requirements:

Grade 10 (with Maths, Science and Drawings) or Grade 9 with N1 Bridging Certificate

Subjects covered:
  • Mathematics N1
  • Plating and Structural Steel Drawings N1
  • Engineering Science N1
  • Metal Workers Theory N1
Assessment and award:

Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement: N1 Engineering Studies from DHET.

Additional information:

N courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, students will be admitted to write the national examination at an approved venue. Read our N1-N3 Exam-letter for information on writing the exams.

Need assistance with gaining practical work experience?

While you are busy with your course, or after you have completed your studies, you can sign up for the DHET’s free placement service – iWIL – so that your profile can be matched with a suitable employer offering opportunities for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Workplace Based Learning (WBL) in your field of study.

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