National N4 Certificate (Engineering Studies) [University of Technology Access Programme]

Certificate | Full Time and Part Time


Level 5


This National Certificate: N4 Engineering Studies programme allows access to a University of Technology for further studies, provided the learner fulfils all entry requirements.

The course content provides a firm grounding for further study towards the National N Diploma.

Students who complete the N4 Level have three options:

  • Apply to University of Technology for S1 Chemical Engineering or Industrial Engineering provided a minimum of 50% pass in all subjects is achieved
  • Apply to complete the National N Diploma in Engineering Studies, once the N5 and N6 Certificates have been completed, and all other requirements as stipulated by the DHET have been met
  • Enter the workplace

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  • Full Time: Minimum 1 Year
  • Part time: Minimum 1 Year

+Career fields

With this qualification, successful learners could pursue a career as a:

  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Process Controller
  • Instrument Technician


  • Certificates and diplomas are issued by the DHET
  • All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities
  • All result letters will only be issued by the DHET
  • Release of statements of results and certificates are dependent on DHET timelines and are not within Damelin’s control

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a:

  • National N4 Certificate (N4 Engineering Studies)

+Admission Requirements

N3 National Certificate/Senior Certificate/NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy required).

+Additional Costs

There are additional costs such as text books, a drawing board and some Engineering accessories e.g. drawing instruments, etc. Additional assessment fees may be applicable. Refer to Academic Fee Schedule.

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