Structural Draughting Diploma

COMPLETE COURSE IN

30 MONTHS / 2400 HRS

R 40 000.00

or R3 500.00 (S1) & R1 525.00 x 30 months = R 49 250.00.



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Enrolment Requirements: 
Grade 12 with a minimum of mathematic literacy and basic computer competence or equivalent or RPL.

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Related Terms


CREDITS
Competency assigned to a specific outcome from unit standards.
PROGRAMS
B. Tech – a degree qualification of a minimum of 3600hrs (PDS level 6 PDS credits 360).

DIPLOMA – a diploma qualification of a minimum of 2400hrs (PDS level 5 PDS credits 240).

CERTIFICATE – a qualification of a minimum of 1200hrs (PDS level 5 PDS credits 120).

MODULE
A dedicated specific related component for learning.
OBE
Outcome based education
PROGRAM
A number of linking modules.
RPL
Recognition of prior learning.
UNIT STANDARD
A set of instructions based on collective and specific outcomes.

Structural Draughting Diploma

The Structural Draughting Diploma is offered through Professional Drafting Services as a correspondence draughting certificate. Leaners will be required to invest +-2 hours per day into their studies. The Structural Draughting Diploma includes the following modules:

Starter module one. A program/course orientation module one. (PDS level 4 PDS credits 18) A module that comes with a starter pack (shoulder bag, books, notes and instruments, etc.). An introduction to manual draughting /engineering graphics, demonstrating appropriate learning skills, eye and hand coordination exercises required for the success of mastering engineering graphics and general draughting. (180 hours)
(PDS level 5 PDS credits 27) A manual draughting discipline module covering engineering graphics, draughting standards and techniques for general, mechanical, structural, piping, electrical and architectural draughting disciplines. (270 hours)
D2 – Draughting module two. (PDS level 5 PDS credits 27) A manual draughting discipline module covering advanced engineering graphics and draughting. Design techniques for, general, mechanical, structural, piping and architectural draughting disciplines. (270 hours)
Practical and Academic studies for Draughting module one. (PDS level 5 PDS credits 27) A manual draughting and advanced design module for general, mechanical, structural, piping, electrical and architectural draughting disciplines. (270 hours)
(PDS level 5 PDS credits 9) A computer aided draughting (CAD) general draughting module. (90 hours)

 (PDS level 5  PDS credits 9)  A computer aided draughting (CAD) module for general, mechanical, structural, piping electrical and architectural draughting disciplines.  (90 hours)

(PDS level 5 PDS credits 9) A three-dimensional computer aided draughting and design (CADD) and computer aided modelling (CADi) module for general, mechanical, structural, piping, electrical and architectural draughting disciplines. (90 hours)
(PDS level 5 PDS credits 27) Computer aided draughting and design (CADD) and computer aided engineering (CAE) module for general, mechanical, structural, piping, electrical and architectural draughting disciplines. (270 hours)
TS1 . (PDS level 6 PDS credits 33) A thesis to consolidate draughting, design/art, ideology and engineering graphics. (330 hours)

(PDS level 5  PDS credits 27)  A theory and practical module that concentrates on design skills for mechanical (MSPEC), structural/ structural steel (SSPEC), piping (PSPEC), civil (CSPEC) and architectural (ASPEC) disciplines.  (270 hours each)

(PDS level 5 PDS credits 27) Practical operational skills relating to functional insight and effective behavioural patterns, specific to the engineering industry. (270 hours)