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Chemical Engineering

National N Diploma: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING N4-N6 NQF L6
Minimum Duration : Three Years

First 18 months – Theoretical Studies

Second 18 months – Practical work experience/Internship

•Process operator

•Technician

•Laboratory (Demonstrator, technician, manager)

•Chemical engineer

•Environmental protection

•Research and development chemistry

•Quality control


Chemical engineering is the study and practice of transforming substances at large scales for the tangible improvement of the human condition. Such transformations are executed to produce other useful substances or energy, and lie at the heart of vast segments of the chemical, petroleum, pharmaceutical and electronic industries. This programme is a National N Diploma.


Career Opportunities:

Chemical engineers work in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, polymers, biotechnology, and environmental health and safety industries, among others.

Chemical engineering is the study and practice of transforming substances at large scales for the tangible improvement of the human condition. Such transformations are executed to produce other useful substances or energy, and lie at the heart of vast segments of the chemical. 

Admission Requirements: N4 Level:


1) National Certificate (Matric) or its equivalent qualification with a pass in the following subjects:

English Language level 3 (40% above)

Pure Mathematics level 4 (50% above)

Physical Science level 4 (50% above)


2) Have passed minimum of four modules in National certificate N3 with Engineering Science and Mathematics in a recognized institution.

DIRECT ADMISSION INTO:
N5 level: Have successfully passed N4 in the same field of studies.

N6 level: Have successfully passed N5 in the same field of studies.


N4

Chemical plant operation 

Engineering Science 

Mathematics 

Chemistry 

Production & Quality Control


N5

Chemistry 

Chemical plant operation 

Mathematics 

Engineering physics 

Production & Quality Control


N6

Engineering physics 

Production & Quality Control 

Mathematics 

Chemical technology 

Chemical plant operation

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