CPUT Industrial Engineering



CPUT Industrial Engineering

CPUT Industrial Engineering,



Industrial & Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is a leader in offering industrial engineering education and technology and we stand tall amongst Industrial and Systems Engineering Departments at the Universities of Technology in South Africa. This department is the only Engineering Department in the Western Cape that offers ECSA accredited Industrial Engineering technological education and a post diploma Quality practitioner’s degree to the people of this province. Our students come from all over South Africa as well as internationally.
The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has highly qualified and motivated academics that are committed to research and innovation. The department is internationally recognised, and engages in the highest quality teaching and research, benefiting our students, our Faculty, the Institution, the Western Cape and Southern Africa. Our graduates are popular in finding employment opportunities within the production, commercial and services industries.
Our competitive advantage is that we have the infrastructure to engage in commercially viable industry related research projects. Our academics have the collective knowledge and experience to guide, motivate and direct our students through their undergraduate and post graduate qualifications. We are fully aware of the current industry needs in that we engage with our industry partners on a regular basis. Our staff are therefore encouraged to “sharpen” their skills and knowledge annually to stay abreast with challenging industry demands.
Someone wanting to study Industrial Engineering or Quality should be hard working, innovative and practically orientated. As an Industrial Engineering Technician/Technologist or Quality practitioner, you will need:



  • To work as part of a team, and have good social skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skill to overcome difficult academic and real-world challenges.
  • To be highly IT literate, as much of your work will rely on using computers.
  • To be highly motivated to achieve the challenging goals of this profession.

Course Information and Fees

ENGINEERING: INDUSTRIAL
(Phasing OUT – Replaced by Diploma in Industrial Engineering which started in 2018).
Only students who have previously studied this qualification will be allowed to register.
ND: (National Diploma)

Graduates are competent members of the engineering team, executing technical tasks by applying their knowledge to the identification and solution of industrial engineering problems.
Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
Graduates obtaining this qualification will be competent in applying operations management techniques and strategies resulting in effectiveness and productivity in industry. The qualified person will be able to register with ECSA.
Career Opportunities
Graduates are usually employed by manufacturing firms and may also find employment in the service sector.Training and experience enables the graduate to influence the factors contributing to productivity, including the best utilisation of people, machines, space, materials, information, and money.
They undertake investigations and advise management on systems, manufacturing methods, plant layout, materials handling, production control, purchasing and stock control, quality control, work standards and industrial economics.

Admission requirements
Undergraduates
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Additional admission requirements
Postgraduates
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements



Professional Registration
The ND: Engineering: Industrial is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technician.
Syllabus and fees

First Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Second Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):

Third Year

Semester 1 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Semester 2 Only
Compulsory subject(s):
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time / Three years, including 12 months of experiential learning
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs. Shahida Ngonda
Telephone: +27 21 959 6600
Fax: +27 21 959 6073
Email: ngondas@cput.ac.za

 
 



Course Information and Fees

ENGINEERING: INDUSTRIAL

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Graduates are members of engineering teams executing technical tasks, and applying their knowledge in independent thinking and communication. They are also proficient in the identification and solution of engineering problems.
Purpose and Rationale of the qualification
Graduates achieving this qualification will be competent in the leading of programs regarding productivity improvement, integrated manufacturing systems, operating information systems, and those of project and logistics management. The graduates will be able to register with ECSA.
Career Opportunities
An industrial engineer is usually employed by manufacturing firms, but may also find employment in commerce. Training and experience enable the graduate to influence the factors contributing to productivity, in other words, the best utilisation of people, machines, space, materials, information, and money, and to undertake investigations and advise management on: systems, manufacturing methods, plant layout, materials handling, production control, purchasing and stock control, quality control, work standards and industrial economics.

Admission requirements
Undergraduates
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
General admission requirements
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
Additional admission requirements
Postgraduates
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
Postgraduate admission requirements

Professional Registration
The BTech: Engineering: Industrial is accredited by the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). Graduates will comply with the academic requirements for registration as a Professional Technologist.
Syllabus and fees

Fourth Year

Semester 1 Only
Semester 1: (first year of part-time study)
Semester 2 Only
Semester 2: (first year of part-time study)
Semester 4: (second year of part-time study)
Duration
Fees for 2017 will need to be confirmed by contacting the relevant Faculty Office representative.
Please see contact details below.
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Mrs. Shahida Ngonda
Telephone: +27 21 959 6600
Fax: +27 21 959 6073
Email: ngondas@cput.ac.za

 

Contact us



Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Building
Bellville Campus
PO Box 1906
Bellville
7535
Head of Department:
Mr A Bester
Tel: 021 959 6028
Departmental Secretary:
Mrs Shahida Ngonda
Tel: 021 959 6600
NgondaS@cput.ac.za