Transform Ideas into Power with Mechanical Engineering.
Why Choose the Diploma Programme?

If you’re fascinated by the workings of power-producing machines and the process from concept to mechanical systems, this course is your path? As a mechanical engineer, you’ll dive into the principles of motion, energy, and force. Mechanical Engineering includes research, design, development, and testing mechanical devices, tools, engines, and machines.

Course Information

You may enter the programme with any one of the following:
  • Grade 12
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations (QCTO). The QCTO is a public entity responsible for quality assurance and the oversight of the design, accreditation, implementation, assessment and certification of occupational qualifications, part-qualifications and skills programmes.

Certificates are issued by Berea Technical College (BTC). Berea Technical College is accredited by Umalusi Council of Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training and by the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations. Programmes are fully accredited with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

  • Automotive Technician – Pay Estimate: +/- R170 000 to R270 000 a year
  • Maintenance Foreman – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R400 000 a year
  • Mechanical Engineer – Pay Estimate: +/- R300 000 to R540 000 a year

Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Diploma in Mechanical Engineering pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Diploma professional training, you can progress to other programmes offered by us or you can earn credits from public tertiary education institutions.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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