National Certificate: Welding Application & Practice ( All Positions: Mechanical Engineering) NQF 3

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National Certificate: Welding Application & Practice ( All Positions: Mechanical Engineering)

  • Qualification Title: National Certificate: Welding Application & Practice ( All Positions: Mechanical Engineering)
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 58535
  • Minimum Credits:¬†151
  • NQF Level: 3
The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with the standards and the range of learning required to work effectively in the welding industry and to meet the challenges of such an environment.
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Communication at NQF Level 2
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2
The qualifying learner will achieve this qualification by complying with the following rules of combination for the accumulation of credits totalling 151:
  • Core unit standards totalling 92 credits are compulsory
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 37 credits are compulsory
  • Elective unit standards totalling a minimum of 22 credits
Core and Fundamental Outcomes:
  • The basics of business finance
  • The investigation and monitoring of the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues
  • Effective communication techniques (oral and written) when dealing with clients and fellow workers,while participating in workplace activities
  • Applicable numeracy skills at this level
  • Managing work time effectively (productivity)
Elective Outcomes (depending on which electives are chosen):
  • Use and apply a variety of plate welding, cutting, and gouging processes according to performance standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of welding procedures and the quality of welded components
  • Maintain organisational relationships through effective communication with clients, peers and members of supervisory/ management levels
  • Cluster 1 - ( 92 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - ( 37 credits)
  • Cluster 3 (Electives) - (113 credits)
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