About Engineering Studies

Target Group

This programme is designed for students who wish to achieve a National Technical Diploma and it allows students to integrate theory and practical.

Qualifying candidates will be able to relate their learning into Work Integrated Learning principles and concepts. They will also be able to maintain and support various SHE policies and procedures.

Qualifying learners at N6 should be able to find employment in various sectors such as:

  • Mining
  • Municipalities
  • Chemical Industries
  • Manufacturing
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Leseding Training Concept

Leseding Training College provides learners with the standards and the range of learning required to work effectively within various industries, making use of electrical engineering knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of such an environment. Qualifying learners will be able to relate their learning outcomes with technological principles and concepts.

Leseding proudly participates in providing strategies to grow a pool of scarce and other related skills in support of sustainable economic growth.

This qualification could assist with the achievement of national governmental and industrial development policies. People working in the engineering fields require specialized technical skills and knowledge in order to meet the requirements of the continually changing environment of the various industries.

This qualification will meet the needs of learners within engineering sectors who require technical expertise and essential knowledge needed to earn a formal qualification. The qualification facilitates access for previously disadvantaged groups and other learners to acquire the technical knowledge and skills that are required as well as provide access and mobility into higher-level, more specialised occupations. This will allow the learner greater employability and support the development of small and medium enterprises.

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Upon successful completion of this programme, candidates will receive a National N Certificate at each level from the Department of Higher Education and Training:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Instrumentation Engineering
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Entry Requirements

For the candidate to be accepted to enroll for N4 – N6 such candidate need to be in possession of a Senior Certificate with Maths and Science or N3 Certificate in engineering field.

For the candidate who does not meet entry requirements, Leseding Training College offers a National Technical Diploma Preparation Programme. This is a 4-months programme.

Bridging Course

The programme covers the fundamentals of Engineering, Maths, Science and Engineering Drawing.


Each course level is 1 year in duration.

National Diploma Application

The learner will be qualified to apply for National N Diploma after completing a minimum of 18 months’ workplace training component.

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External Examination

External Examinations are written in April, June and November each year. Examinations and certifications are administrated by the Department of Higher Education and Training.


Learners are not allowed to cancel once they have enrolled in a programme but they can interchange the subjects within the first week of facilitations.

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National Diploma
Electrical Engineering
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National Diploma
Industrial Instrumentation
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National Diploma
Mechanical Engineering
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