National N Certificate: Mechanical Engineering: (Welding)


  • N1-N2
  • Full Time
  • One Year


Welders are skilled craftsmen, who construct or repair metal products, often using different hand tools and machinery. Welders make use of a variety of processes through the use of heat or electrical current to join parts together and work mainly in the manufacturing, construction and industrial environment. From an entry-welder to a more professional welder, welders use various processes from resistance spot welding, laser beam welding and electron beam welding to perform their daily tasks.

Admission Requirements

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

Career Fields

Welding Workshop or Factory
Motor Manufacturing Industry
Gas, Installation and Maintenance
Metal Industries
Gate and Fence
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.


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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, Engineering Drawing, Welders Trade 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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