Centurion Academy

National Diploma in Structural Steelwork Detailing

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2 Year National Diploma

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ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The National Diploma in Structural Steelwork Detailing will expose you to theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of the structural principles required for a successful career as a Draughtsman or Steel Detailer.

During your studies, you are exposed to AutoCAD and Tekla software with real-life examples and projects. The theoretical work is also fully supported by practical projects where you are required to design structural steelwork components. This will empower you to make a positive contribution in the Steel Construction Industry.

Who Should Enroll For This Programme?

Individuals who:

  • enjoy Engineering Graphics, Civil Technology, Technical Drawings and Design
  • have a passion to transfer concepts onto paper
  • have patience and perseverance
  • have a passion for computer work
  • can concentrate for long periods of time
  • are meticulously accurate
  • have three-dimensional perceptual skills

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of a Grade 12 (NSC) or N3 Engineering Studies with 40% or higher in Mathematics or 55% or higher for Mathematic Literacy (Information Technology and Draughting skills will be an advantage).

Curriculum

  • Drawing Techniques
  • Theory of Structures and Structural Behaviour
  • Designing Load-Bearing Elements and Steelwork Connections
  • Preparing Drawings for Fabrication of Assemblies for Multi-Story Buildings and Process Plants
  • Advanced 3D Computer Modelling Techniques
  • Quality Control

Full programme layout is available on our website.

NOTE: CENTURION ACADEMY (PTY) LTD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME SYLLABUS AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH LEGISLATIVE PRESCRIPTIONS, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION AND WITHOUT FURNISHING REASONS THEREFORE.

Work Integrated Learning

Work integrated learning is critical to teaching and learning and is an important part of your formal training. You will complete 1799 hours over the period of two years.

Career Opportunities

  • Draughtsmen
  • Section Leader
  • Verifier
  • Drawing Office Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Engineering Assistant