National N Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: (Fitting and Machining)

Fitting and Machining

  • N1-N2
  • Full Time
  • One Year


As highly skilled craftspeople, Fitters and Turners are responsible for the maintenance and repair of equipment. The more experienced Fitters and Turners can study plans and then manufacture, construct, assemble and fit components for machinery, vehicles and other apparatuses. They are also able to set up the machinery to manufacture engineering products and repair or replace products.

Admission Requirements

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

Career Fields

Motor Mechanic Artisan
Fitter and Turner
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 at 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.

Employment Opportunities

With this qualification, successful learners could pursue a career as a:

  • Motor Mechanic Artisan

  • Fitter and Turner

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, Fitting and Machining Theory, Engineering Drawing
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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