National Certificate:
    N3 Engineering Studies (Fitting and Turning)(SAQA ID 67491)

    This N3 Engineering Studies course builds on the knowledge and skills gained in the previous levels, and prepares you for a career as a fitter and turner. When you study this course, you will learn about various technical aspects of working with machinery, as well as about aspects of industrial planning and entrepreneurship.


    Course code:


    Accreditation status:
    • N3 – accredited by Umalusi
    • SAQA ID: 67491
    • 40 credits
    Course duration:

    Approximately 6 months

    Entry requirements:
    Subjects covered:
    • Mathematics N3
    • Engineering Science N3
    • Mechanotechnology N3
    • Engineering Drawings N3
    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: N3 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 – – 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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    Additional study material is available for this course – at an additional cost. While this study material is not required to complete the course, it is recommended for students who would like to gain a better understanding of the mathematics and science concepts covered in their prescribed coursework.

    The additional material that is available includes Mathematics and Science Dictionaries in the following languages:

    • English-only
    • English-Afrikaans
    • English-isiXhosa
    • English-isiZulu
    • English-Sesotho
    • English-Sesotho sa Leboa (Sepedi)
    • English-Setswana
    • English-Tshivenda

    To find out more about the additional material, or to place your order for this material, please send an email to or give us a call on 021 1100 200.

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