A fitter is an engineering specialist who installs, maintains and/or repairs machines, plant and equipment for a large variety of industries such as manufacturing, aeronautical, maritime, mining, food processing, amusement parks and medical services (hospitals). Without skilled fitters, these mechanical technology-based industries would grind to a halt. After completing this apprenticeship successfully, the qualified artisan will have at choose the industry in which they prefer to work.
[tr][td]Competency based modular approach related to trade.[/td][/tr]
Full N2 (with 4 subjects in the respective trade)
Leading towards a qualified artisan in the respective trade. (Shortage of qualified artisan hence the demand for these specific trades.)
Qualified Artisan (MERSETA)
Each learner will be assessed per module by a qualified artisan in the respective trade.
The Department of Higher Education and Training makes provision for a bursary fund per TVET college in order facilitate optimum access for financially needy and academically deserving students. When allocating funds to students, compliance to DHET Bursary Administration Guidelines, is imperative. The DHET has appointed The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) as the administrators of these funds.
Who can apply?
ELLIGIBILITY CRITERIA • Only South African Citizens
• Registered EMC student
THREE MAIN CRITERIA
• Financially neediness
• Academic performance
• 80% Class attendance