Fitter and turner: N3 – College SA

Fitter and turner: N3

Course Code: C00616

This course provides theoretical training to artisans and is offered via the NATED programme. N2 is the intermediate level in this 3-level engineering programme. Learn the skills and techniques to manufacture, construct, assemble and fit components for machinery, vehicles, installations and other apparatus or articles. You will complete 8 modules on this level.

Course fee

Total Course Fee:

R11 400

Monthly instalment option:

R810 per month

Payment duration:

15 months

Study duration:

16 months

Registration fee:


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Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of the fitter and turner N3 certificate course

Accreditation information

Status: Accredited course

Type & reward: National Qualification - N3 (SAQA ID: 67491 (N3)

Provided by: Umalusi

Minimum credits: 40

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete the course.

Course subjects covered

  • Mathematics N3
  • Engineering science N3
  • Engineering drawing N3
  • Mechanotechnology N3

Course starting dates

With College SA, you can start studying whenever you want: there are no specific course starting dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our educational planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessment information

You have to successfully complete and submit the required 3 assignments per subject in order for College SA to prepare your term mark. College SA will ensure that term marks are submitted to your exam venue and, together with your exam, these are submitted to the Department of Higher Education and Training for evaluation. Once you have successfully completed all the required national exams, you will be awarded a National Certificate.

Exam information

  • College SA fees do not include external exam fees.
  • Exam fees fluctuate from centre to centre
  • Exam fees are payable separately by the student to College SA who will then pay it to the examination centre.
  • Exams are written in April, August and November of each year.
  • You are eligible for the exams once you have successfully completed three written assignments; once you have registered, the school will advise you on the assignment- and exam registration deadlines.

Entry Requirements

Grade 9

Grade 9 passed, with Mathematics (40% and above) and Physical Science (30% and above)


Completion of bridging course (if you don’t have Grade 9 pass), with Mathematics (40% and above) and Physical Science (30% and above)


You must be at least
16 years old


The ability to read and
write in English

Internet access

You will need access to the internet via a computer