CPUT ND: Engineering: Industrial Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

(Phasing OUT – Replaced by Diploma in Industrial Engineering).
Only students who have previously studied this qualification will be allowed to register.

ND: (National Diploma)

Graduates are competent members of the engineering team, executing technical tasks by applying their knowledge to the identification and solution of industrial engineering problems.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
Graduates obtaining this qualification will be competent in applying operations management techniques and strategies resulting in effectiveness and productivity in industry. The qualified person will be able to register with ECSA.

Career Opportunities
Graduates are usually employed by manufacturing firms and may also find employment in the service sector.Training and experience enables the graduate to influence the factors contributing to productivity, including the best utilisation of people, machines, space, materials, information, and money.

They undertake investigations and advise management on systems, manufacturing methods, plant layout, materials handling, production control, purchasing and stock control, quality control, work standards and industrial economics.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Professional Registration
The ND: Engineering: Industrial is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technician.
Syllabus and fees

First Year

This year has been phased out.

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

(ALL subjects compulsory)

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

(ALL subjects compulsory)

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including 12 months of experiential learning
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mr Andre Burt
Telephone: +27 21 953 8484
Fax: N/A
Email: burta@cput.ac.za
Contact: Mrs Shahida Ngonda
Telephone: +27 21 959 6600
Fax: +27 21 959 6073
Email: ngondas@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 

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This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.


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