Skills Innovation Hub
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It is assumed that learners embarking on learning towards this qualification are in possession of:
NCV Level 4
Completed with 7 subjects
(40% or higher is required)
GR 12 Mathematics
* 40% or higher is required
* Maths Literacy is not accepted
Depending on their specialisation, fitters may be required to carry out tasks as simple as adjusting a belt or switch on a machine in a factory or as complex as fully dismantling, repairing and reassembling a machine worth hundreds of thousands of rands.
- Large engineering works
A further one week will be used to equip learners with life skills to ensure their competitive advantage in the working environment.
Four weeks are allowed for trade finishing.
The mentor will sign off a task in his/her logbook when the learner has been tested and has mastered the task. All applicable modules must be completed and signed off before the trade test is done
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 and medical services (e.g. hospitals).
- Routine maintenance
- Reconditioning or overhaul of equipment