National N Certificate: Civil Engineering (Plumbing)


  • N1-N2
  • Full Time
  • One Year


Plumbers are everyday heroes. Be it in your home, factory or business, plumbers are a valuable asset in any company. A plumber installs water, sanitation, drainage and heating pipes in residential and commercial properties, power plants, water treatment facilities, waste disposal plants and factories. Whether you are a start-up plumber just entering this field or a veteran that has mastered the art of repairing and fixing pipes; plumbers are in demand and are often called out in emergencies and at short notice.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10, 11 and 12
Mathematics and Physical Science is not a requirement.

Career Fields

Factory plumbing
Business plumbing
Home plumbing
Certification and Examination Authority

All examinations are administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and IEB.

Study Materials

All textbooks at BTC are free. Simply enquire on registration for more details.

Extra Classes

We offer free Saturday classes, run by qualified lecturers.


Enquire at any of our campuses for a current programme pricelist.

National ‘N1’ Certificate: 1st Year 1st Semester Subjects
Mathematics, Engineering Science, Engineering Drawing, FLC Communication
National ‘N2’ Certificate: 1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects
Mathematics, Engineering Science, Building Drawing, Plumbing Theory
Further Studies

On successful completion, you will receive an N1, N2 and FLC Communication certificate and can then progress to the N3-N4 qualification.

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