NCV Engineering and related design: Refrigeration

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The National Certificate in Engineering and related design: Refrigeration provides students with the knowledge and skills they need for entry-level careers in the design, application, manufacturing, operation and maintenance of HVACR systems. The program features both coursework and hands-on lab work.

What will I learn?
The vocational subjects for the National Certificate (Vocational) Information Technology are:

  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Engineering Practice and Maintenance
  • Engineering Processes and Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Materials Technology
  • Professional Engineering Practice
  • Engineering Systems, Graphic and Design
  • Applied Engineering Technology
  • Fitting and Turning
  • Engineering Fabrication (Boilermaking, Sheet Metal Work)
  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  • Welding
  • Refrigeration & Air-Conditionin

What is the minimum entrance requirements

  • A year end school report for Grade 9
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification, or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 , or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RLP) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.


  • 3 years full-time (1 year per level; January – December)
    *(Part-time – Not available)