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N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessel PIETERS Mar 11. 9 Replies

Legal provision for access to Engineering Studies N1 - N3 for students who do not meet the Maths and Science entrance requirements(Are there any exemptions based on age and on experience?)There seems…Continue

Tags: Engineering, Studies, 190, Report, DHET

ECD 58761 Study Material

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mhanqwa Jamela Aug 26, 2013. 2 Replies

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Private FET College: Multiple Accrediting bodies ...

Started Sep 25, 2012 0 Replies

Hi there,Firstly, a big thank you to Sylvia for her patience and kindness!I would appreciate any and all feedback on the situation in which my college finds itself in:My College is a Private FET…Continue

Tags: College, legislation, FET, Private, QCTO

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I have been on several of the QCTO scoping meetings pertaining to the design and development of the new occupational qualifications and there seem to be some confusion as to the process in developing these qualifications and in particular the role and function of the QCTO.The implementation of the QCTO started in 2006 but as a result of operational problems the implementation was postponed to later and now are semi-functional with the core of quality assurance which is the main function…See More
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Wessel PIETERS replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"Sonia.  I have sympathy for your position but one cannot get good technical people without a good education.  It is not your obligation to "help" them.  It is not helping; it helps them fail.  It is their obligation to…"
Mar 11
Stephen hope replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"Hi Sonia Hi Sonia If you have a look at the requirements that the SETA  has for a trade test (fitter and Turner) which I am sure that they must of got from an policy document. Merseta Document (Trade Test Application Form Artisan RPL.…"
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Sonia Magni replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"Hi there, I am certainly not advocating a 'lowering of the standards'. I was just hoping for some guidance on what the official policies are regarding the entrance criteria. As I mentioned earlier, our experience is that most of our…"
Mar 11
Wessel PIETERS replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"Somehow I do not believe the work mixalis takoulas did has anything to do with Engineering. It seems he had a job where he did not do any specifications and calculations and evaluations of feasibility studies. That is an Engineers job and…"
Mar 11
Wessel PIETERS replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"People without the math and science to get into N1-n3 do not belong in engineering.  They are lowering the standrds of work does not matter how much "experience" they have. Understand Experience as "applied knowledge in the…"
Mar 11
Marietta van Rooyen replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"As a lecturer of Engineering students in N1 to N6 for many years I find it strange that people still think one can become a tradesman without having the basics of maths and science. Thie maths and science taught at the TVET colleges is not rocket…"
Mar 11
mixalis takoulas replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"..The skills-sets required to be a successful engineer are vastly disparate, and correlates closely with the type of engineer you want to be – some engineering disciplines, e.g., say, designing better electrical motors, fan units, etc.,…"
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Sonia Magni replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"Hi Stephen, Thanks for your reply. We offer the Engineering Studies through Umulusi (and the DHET), so I need to make very sure about entrance requirements. That's why I was hoping for reference to a specific policy document. I agree that we…"
Mar 11
Stephen hope replied to Sonia Magni's discussion N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions
"  Hi Sonia I know that if than individual have enough practical experience in the job the SETA's can give them exemption for the N2. Some of the employees has been working for year within the trade and if there is sufficient evidence that…"
Mar 11
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N1 - N3 Engineering Studies: Mature Age and Experience Exemptions

Legal provision for access to Engineering Studies N1 - N3 for students who do not meet the Maths and Science entrance requirements(Are there any exemptions based on age and on experience?)There seems to be quite some variation on what colleges state in terms of entrance requirements for N1 - N3 (requirements range from Grade 9 to Grade 12). The NATED report states that candidates must have maths and physical science (For Engineering Studies). But I am wondering about those instances of students…See More
Mar 11

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I am the Quality Assurance Manager for a distance learning, Private FET College.
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At 11:04 on January 11, 2013, Wilma Pienaar said…

Dear Sonia

Please contact Dr J.P. Nel at Mentornet.  website www.contact@mentornet.co.za Telephone number 012 6532119.  I am very sure that he will be able to assist you with training packages for ECD.  Kind regards Wilma

 
 
 

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