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Welding Courses

This programme offers N1 – N3 qualifications in welding. You will gain a theoretical understanding of welding; equipment, techniques and steel, metals, mathematics, science, and drawing when you study a welding course.

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Non-accredited short course
by College SA
From R1070.00 per month
Number of months: 4

The NTC Bridging course is aimed at students who do not meet the entry requirements for the National Technical Certificate (NTC) N1 course.

Accredited course
by Umalusi
From R760.00 per month
Number of months: 16

Lay the foundation for your national qualification! Begin with the N1 course and proceed to the N3 level to obtain your national certificate.

Accredited course
by Umalusi
From R760.00 per month
Number of months: 16

Complete your N2 certification and study the techniques, material and equipment used in welding. Speak to an educational planner and enrol today!

Accredited course
by Umalusi
From R760.00 per month
Number of months: 16

Complete your N3 course in the theory of welding techniques used in construction, oil rigs, motor vehicles. Register now, get a national qualification!

Why study an Engineering Studies Welder programme with College SA?

Are you considering a career in welding? Welders can be found in a variety of industries and places including general construction, manufacturing and the energy sector. Surprisingly some also get a lot of travelling opportunities. 

To work in this field, you require certain knowledge and practical skills. College SA offers theoretical training in welding, which you will need to do your practical training. You will learn about welding equipment and welding techniques, materials used for welding and technical drawings. 

Reasons why you should study a Welder course 

  • You don’t need a degree to get a job in welding
  • There are many job opportunities
  • You can start your own business
  • There are many industries you can work in
  • Depending on where you get a job, you might get the chance to travel 

Natural skills required for this occupation

  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Good health and physical strength
  • The ability to work in small spaces
  • Able to withstand the heat 
  • Good concentration
  • Detail-oriented

Study the Engineering Studies Welder N1 course

(You will receive an NQF Level 1 National Certificate)

This is the foundation-level course in the welder programme. You will learn the basics of welding and the techniques used in the construction and maintenance of pipelines, pressure vessels etc. 

The subjects covered in this course include Mathematics N1, Engineering Science N1, Plating and Structural Steelworkers Drawing N1, and Metalworkers Trade Theory N1.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a recognised National Certificate. 

Entrance requirements for this course: Grade 9 passed with Mathematics and Physical Science, able to read and write English and at least 16 years of age. 

Study the Engineering Studies Welder N2 course

(You will receive an NQF Level 2 National Certificate)

The N2-level course builds on the N1 course. In this course, you will learn more about the art of welding.  

The subjects covered in this course include Mathematics N2, Engineering Science N2, Plating and Structural Steelworkers Drawing N2, and Welders Theory N2.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a recognised National Certificate.

Entrance requirements for this course: Successful completion of the Welder N1 course. 

Study the Engineering Studies Welder N3 course

(You will receive an NQF Level 3 National Certificate)

This is the final course in the Welder programme. Once you have received your N3 Certificate, you will be able to do your practical training. Once you have completed the stipulated number of practical hours, you will be able to apply for a welding job.  

The subjects covered in this course include Mathematics N3, Engineering Science N3, Mechanotechnology N3, and Plating and Structural Steelworkers Drawing N3.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a recognised National Certificate. 

Entrance requirements for this course: Successful completion of the Welder N2 course.

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