CUT | Higher Certificate: Construction Course

CUT | Higher Certificate: Construction Course

Qualification & Code

HIGHER CERTIFICATE: CONSTRUCTION (HC_CON)

  • Campus

Bloemfontein

  • Duration of Programme

1 Years

  • Enrolment Option(s)

Semester 1

  • SAQA Credits

140

  • NQF Level

5

  • Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

  • Selection and/ or interview

Selection

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.

Career Opportunities

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