Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

1 years duration

This qualification prepares learners to become competent Professional Engineering Technologists. It provides advanced knowledge in engineering principles, with a focus on mining engineering. Learners gain specialized skills for specific career contexts and can pursue further education. The qualification is offered through online and distance learning.

The specific purpose of this qualification is to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing Professional Engineering Technologist. This qualification provides: Preparation for careers in engineering and areas that potentially benefit from engineering skills, for achieving technical proficiency and competency to make a contribution to the economy and national development. Possible admission to an appropriate Bachelor of Engineering in Technology Honours or a Bachelor of Engineering National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 8 qualification, or equivalent. The qualification serves to provide learners with the advanced knowledge in fundamental engineering. The knowledge emphasises mining engineering principles and application. Also the qualification provides learners with an in-depth knowledge base in a particular field or discipline and the ability to apply their knowledge and skills to particular career or professional contexts, while equipping them to undertake more specialised and intensive learning. Programmes leading to this qualification tend to have a strong vocational, professional or career focus and holders of this qualification are usually prepared to enter a specific niche in the labour market. The specific purpose of educational programmes designed to meet this qualification are to build the necessary knowledge, understanding, abilities and skills required for further learning towards becoming a competent practicing Professional Engineering Technologist. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.
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