National N Diploma: Chemical Engineering

Full-time | Course Type:  National NATED Diploma

“The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds.” Theo Jansen

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering

Have you ever been intrigued by the idea of how chemicals and objects are composed? Are you fascinated at how hair products are made or how it’s possible for food to stay fresher for longer? Expect to learn about this and more, when it comes to the National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering.

You will learn more about how to turn basic raw materials into useful products. If you decide to get into this field, you will get to understand the detail of chemical processes related to products, but also learn more about protecting the world’s natural resources, the environment and ensuring that health and safety standards are met. 

With this qualification prepare to be equipped with skills in design, manufacturing and operating plants and machinery. You will also learn new techniques that will aid in the development and technology of new and adapted substances and materials through physical, thermal or chemical changes. 

Build your career with a qualification from ICESA

Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you. 

Expected time on the course

When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.

  • Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
  • Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
  • Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.

This is a two (2) year course with two-year in-service training, with the option to attend either full-time or part-time classes during the week. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule. 

Course Content and Modules

  • You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.

Study Guides and Course Material

To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. 

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Chemical Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemist and Material Scientist
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification:

National Certificate at each level: N3, N4, N5, N6 and then a National Diploma on completion of N4-N6 and 2 Years in-service training. 

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies. 

How much will it cost you?

Full Price (Year 1)
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10 Months Installments
Full Price (Year 1)
Deposit 1
Deposit 2
3 Months Installments
6 Months Installments
10 Months Installments

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