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Nated: Multi Disciplinary Drawing Office Practice / Draughting

This programme is suitable for any person who wants to draw plans in the Mechanical, Electrical, Building and structural fields. It involves drawing of Machine parts, house plans, pipe layouts, Electrical reticulation plans and steel structures.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12 with Maths or N3 Engineering Certificate with Mathematics and Technical or Engineering Drawing. Your own computer and computer literacy is highly recommended.

Duration: The MDDOP course is 3 months for each level. Only on successful completion of both levels will a National Certificate be issued.

Registration: January, May and September

Campus: Durban


Drawing Office N4

  • Mechanical and Drawing Office Orientation N4
  • General Draughting N4
  • Mechanical Draughting N4
  • Pictoral Draughting N4

Drawing Office N5

  • Computer Aided Draughting N5
  • Building Draughting N5
  • Structural Steel Detailing N5
  • Electrical Draughting N5

Workshops: A fully equipped computerized venue is utilized for practical draughting work. The CADDIE program is used for

Workplace Opportunities:

Once all eight subjects have been passed with 50% or more, you will receive your MDDOP Certificate. On completion of 3 years of practical work experience with a Draughting Company, you can apply for membership to the National Institute Of Draughting. This entitles you to sign off your plans as you are now a fully qualified Draughtsperson.

Learners who have completed this course will find that there are many draughting employment opportunities in various
industries, e.g. architectural, mechanical, civil and structural engineering, town planning, mine surveying, etc.

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