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VISION STATEMENT

To become the leading provider of a patriotic, skilled and innovative manpower base for the development of the formal and informal sectors of Zimbabwe and internationally

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide quality training and services for mechanical and allied engineering industries

Core Values

  • Quality
  • Patriotism
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fairness
  • Engineering Research
  • Social Responsibility

Courses offered by the Mechanical Engineering Division


National Certificate Courses

  • Draughting and Design Technology (DDT)
  • Fabrication Engineering
  • Vehicle Body Building
  • Machine Shop Engineering
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Millwright Work
  • Foundry Work
  • Power Plant Operations

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must have 5 “O” level passes including English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject. All the above courses are offered to both apprentices and direct entry students except for Draughting and Design Technology (DDT) which is offered to direct entry students only.

Mode of study

All the courses are offered on both full time and part – time basis

DURATION OF NATIONAL CERTIFICATE COURSES
  • For apprentices, the duration of all NC courses is 39weeks (i.e. one year or three 13 weeks college terms). For direct entry students the duration is 3 years full time as follows
  • First year college attendance
  • Second year industrial attachment
  • Third year college attendance

Assessment

For apprentices

  • Continuous assessment
  • National examinations

For direct entry students

  • Continuous assessment
  • Trade tests
  • National Examination

National Diploma courses

  • Draughting and Design Technology (DDT)
  • Production Engineering
  • Foundry Technology
  • Plant Engineering
  • Fabrication Engineering
  • Refrigeration Engineering

Entry Requirements:

A minimum of grade ‘C’ or better in all the subjects at ‘NC’ in the relevant disciplines or equivalent

Course Duration

6 x 13 weeks college terms of attendance plus 3 months recommended industrial attachment during college vacation.

Assessment

  • Continuous assessment
  • National examinations