Automotive Engineering & Related Design

What will you learn?

In Engineering and Related Design, the student will be exposed to the basic industrial environment, engineering principles and operations, as well as engineering systems, activities and processes. Students studying automotive repair learn about engine construction, fuel and ignition systems, power trains, brakes, transmissions, electronic and diagnostic equipment, and more.

Career Posibilities

Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Automotive Repair and Maintenance
Tool Making
Welding

Available At:

De Aar
Upington
Namaqualand

Requirements

Grade 12
or
Equivalent

Duration

3 Years

Subjects

First Year 

Engineering Fundamentals
Engineering Technology
Engineering Systems
Automotive
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)>

Second Year

Engineering Practice and Maintenance
Materials Technology
Engineering Graphics and Design (CAD)
Automotive
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)

Third Year

Engineering Processes
Professional Engineering Practice
Applied Engineering Technology
Automotive
Life Orientation
Mathematics
Language (Afrikaans/English)

Subject Contents

Automotive Repair and Maintenance

Automotive Repair and Maintenance introduces you to the fundamentals of vehicle technology and equips you with the necessary confidence to perform tasks related to, for example, vehicle components, engines, gearboxes, fuel systems, body components and electronics.

Materials Technology

Materials Technology introduces you to the materials commonly used for components in the mechanical engineering field, capable of
withstanding stresses that allow for innovative engineering design.

Professional Engineering Practice

Professional Engineering Practice introduces you to the code of
ethics in the engineering world of work. It explains the engineering
profession, its role, the role of engineering professional bodies, as well as the impact of engineering on both society and the environment.

Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology introduces you to a variety of engineering tools and equipment used in various fields of engineering and instructs you on how to use the tools and equipment correctly, accurately and safely.

 Engineering Practice and Maintenance

Engineering Practice and Maintenance is the research of new exciting systems to manage and control operations, such as fault-finding and
solutions for mechanical and electrical equipment in a production plant.

Engineering Fundamentals

Students will be exposed to the basic industrial environment, engineering principles and operations as well as engineering systems, activities and processes.

Engineering Graphics and Design (CAD)

Drawings of single objects, assembling drawings and detail drawings, freehand sketches, isometric drawing, oblique drawings, computer environment for scale production drawings using a CAD program,
printing CAD scale production drawings and management of files

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