National Certificate: N3 Engineering Studies (Motor Mechanic – Diesel)(SAQA ID 67491)

This N3 Engineering Studies course builds on the knowledge and skills gained in the previous levels, and prepares you for working as a diesel motor mechanic. When you study this course, you will learn more about the industry practices in the field of diesel motor mechanics, and you will develop some of the administrative skills you need to work in this environment.

Course code:
Accreditation status:
N3 – accredited by Umalusi
SAQA ID: 67491
Course duration:
Approximately 6 months
Course fee:
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Please note: The course fee includes the examination fees.
Entry requirements:
Subjects covered:
  • Mathematics N3
  • Engineering Science N3
  • Engineering Drawings N3
  • Diesel Trade Theory 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 National Certificate: N3 Engineering Studies from the 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.

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