Welcome to the Department of
Mechanical Engineering
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About Division
The Mechanical Engineering Division aims to provide quality training and services nationally and internationally. They have three  departments namely:

Fabrication & Maintenance which produces burglar bars, walkways, spiral stairways, and wagons.

The second department Machine shop & production specialises in servicing pumps and compressors and general machining and maintenance.

Last but not least The Designing and Manufacturing is responsible for installing cold rooms, servicing air cons and draughting and designing structural plans. It offers the following services fabrication, welding, balustrading, machining, draughting and designing just to mention a few. The division is the only one in Zimbabwe that offers Foundry and Power Plant Operators Courses.

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.
To provide quality training and services for Mechanical and Allied engineering industries.
Our Values
• Quality • Patriotism • Integrity
• Entrepreneurship • Fairness
• Engineering Research • Social Responsibility
Outline of Courses Our Division Offers
# Courses offered both Full – Time (FT) and Part – Time (PT)
## Courses offered Part – Time (PT) only
* Courses do not require Mathematics at Ordinary Level
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Certificate Level

Certificate Level Courses
Parallel Short Courses

Diploma Level

Diploma Courses

HND Courses

Diploma Courses

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Certificate Courses

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National Certificate Courses
Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must have 5 'O' Level passes including Mathematics, English Language and a Science Subject. 
  • All the National Certificate courses are offered to both apprentices and direct entry students except for DDT which is offered to direct entry students only. All the courses are offered on both part-time or full time basis.
Course Duration
  • For Apprentices
    the duration of all NC Courses is 39 weeks (1 year - 3 thirteen week terms) 
  • For Direct Entry Students
    the duration is 3 years as follows.​
    First Year
    - College Attendance​
    Second Year
    - Industrial Attachment
    Third Year
    - College Attendance
  • Machine Shop Engineering #
  • Foundry Pattern Making
  • Foundry Moulding
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Fabrication Engineering #
  • Vehicle Body Building
  • Draughting #
  • Power Plant Operations
  • Millwright Work
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Diploma Courses

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National Diploma Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A minimum of Grade C or better in all the subjects at NC in the relevant discipline or equivalent.
Course Duration
  • 6 x 13 week college terms of attendance plus 3 months industrial attachment during college vacation.
  • Draughting #
  • Production Engineering #
  • Plant Engineering #
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Higher National Diploma Courses

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Higher National Diploma Courses
Entry Requirements
  • National Diploma in the relevant discipline or equivalent. The student must have at least one year post ND industrial experience.
  • Higher National Diploma in i Mechanical Engineering #
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Parallel Courses

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Parallel Short Courses
City & Guilds Course
  • Level 2 &3 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering-(Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning)
  • Certificate, Diploma, Diploma in Engineering-(Fabrication And Welding Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Skills Development Courses
  • CNC milling
  • Basic CNC lathe work
  • Refrigeration practice
  • Machining &Welding
For more info Contact Mr. Sibanda +263 773 454270
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