Diploma: Diploma In Civil Engineering

Diploma: Diploma In Civil Engineering

Diploma in Civil Engineering
(Phasing IN from 2018 – replacing National Diploma: Civil Engineering)

Course Information and Fees

The graduate at this level functions as a technician who displays competence as a member of the engineering team in the execution of technical tasks. The course will develop the application of knowledge, independent thinking, and communication skills, as well as proficiency in the identification and solution of engineering problems.

Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
A learner achieving this qualification will be competent to apply theoretical knowledge, practical experience and skills in Civil Engineering as a civil engineering technician, who is part of the engineering team, by applying proven techniques to engineering activity, within standards and codes under remote supervision, and under close supervision if operating outside standards and codes.

 

Career Opportunities
Graduates are employed by civil engineering contractors, consulting engineers, and govermnement departments at local, provincial, or national level.Broadly speaking civil engineering is divided into two basic activities: planning and design on the one hand, and construction and maintenance on the other. The work will vary considerably according to the field of employment, but in both fields the technician will provide in-depth support, sometimes of a highly specialised nature, to the engineering team.

Construction and maintenance projects include bridges, dams, railways, roads, harbours, sewers, pipelines, and other structures.

In the planning and design field, the graduate will be engaged in survey, design, costing, estimating, draughting, traffic studies, materials investigation, and testing.

 

Admission requirements

Undergraduates

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

Postgraduates

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

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Will only be offered from 2020
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Will only be offered from 2020
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /

 

Course is offered on Bellville Campus.

 

For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Departmental Queries
Telephone: +27 21 959 6206
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Email:
Contact: Ms Z Rawoot – Faculty Office
Telephone: +27 21 953 8729
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Email: rawootz@cput.ac.za