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National Certificate: N6 Civil Engineering (SAQA ID 67005)


Gain theoretical knowledge for a National Diploma in Civil Engineering through the National Certificate: N6 Civil Engineering (SAQA ID 67005) course. This Nated N4-N6 Engineering qualification equips you with the theoretical foundation, while the practical component encompasses 24 months (about 2 years) of industry-specific work experience, enhancing your expertise in the field.


Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N6 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 67005
  • 40 Credits – NQF level 5
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:
  • National Certificate N5: Civil Engineering
Subjects covered:
  • Building and Structural Construction N6
  • Building Administration N6
  • Building and Structural Surveying N6
  • Quantity Surveying N6
Assessment and award:

Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject (passmark 50%)
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement: N6 Civil Engineering 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 N4-N6 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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