CUT | Higher Certificate: Construction Course
Qualification & Code
HIGHER CERTIFICATE: CONSTRUCTION (HC_CON)
- Duration of Programme
- Enrolment Option(s)
- SAQA Credits
- NQF Level
- Admission Requirements
National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification
- Selection and/ or interview
Additional Admission Requirements
For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:
I A Grade 12 National Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% on standard grade or 40% on higher grade in both Physical Sciences and Mathematics. Candidates with a score of 23 to 26 on the CUT scoring scale must successfully complete the selection process for admission, which could include the writing of an admission selection test. Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.
For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:
A National Senior Certificate with a score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum pass mark of 50% (rating 4) in both Mathematics and Physical Sciences. Candidates with a score of 23 to 26 on the CUT scoring scale must successfully complete the selection process for admission, which could include the writing of an admission selection test. Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.
Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.
The qualification provides:
- Foundation studies for careers within the built environment disciplines that potentially benefit from a combination of construction management and quantity surveying skills, thus contributing to the economic and national development of the country in a substantial way;
- Direct entry to further advanced programmes, such as an industry related Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree.
- Foundation base required for further studies and eventual registration as a Candidate Professional with the South African Council for Quantity Surveying Professions (SACQSP) or a Candidate Professional with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP).
1ST YEAR INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
CET00BE Construction and the Environment
COM00BE Construction Management
CMT00BE Construction Mathematics
CTG00BE Construction Technology
FCL00BE Fundamentals of Contract Law
FHD00BE Fundamentals of Human Settlement Development
MET00BE Measurement, Estimating and Tendering
PBS00BE Physical Building Science
SES00BE Site Establishment and Supervision