Mechanical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering is one of the important careers in working industries, Without Mechanics in the most industries there is no process, and they are playing a major role. Mechanics duties are Installing, Repairing, Testing and Maintaining Mechanical components, and machines in the factories, household, mining, cities, towns, and farms. Mechanical engineering is a very broad career that opens many doors. As a Mechanical engineer, you can work as Artisan, technician and engineer.

One of their daily tasks are welding, designing, and fitting. Most of the people think that as a mechanical engineer, you will work in a dirty place and your hands will be dirty and have some oils, but the truth is that sometimes you can work in an office as consulted, not consulted that you know. People will come to you to consult about a certain tasks related to mechanical engineering. As you know engineering is one of the best paying field in south Africa, and mechanical one the paying engineering courses.

Requirements needed to become Mechanic

  • Have goods points/marks in Maths and Physical Science
  • Pass grade 12 or N2
  • Have Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be able to lift 9-24 kilograms
  • Be good in problem solving
  • Medically fit and Healthy
  • Careers Choice to become Mechanical

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Automotive
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Diseal Mechanics
  • Millwright
  • Electro-Mechanical

  • Mechanics are needed in South Africa. It is advisable to choose careers that are related to Mechanics as first choice, after completion of your studies there are more chances of being employed. Remember most of the South Africans are been employed in Mining and manufacturing sectors, and most Mechanics are needed in those two sectors. Below I am sharing top employing companies in South Africa for Mechanics. These companies below are also offering Bursaries, Learnerships, Apprenticeships, Internships, and Experiential training.

    Top employers for Mechanical Engineering

  • Ford
  • Bmw
  • Trasnet
  • Anglo American
  • Toyota
  • Salary

    Mechanical Engineering is been classified under scarce skills; many mechanics with skills and experience are needed in this field. Mechanical Engineering is one of the best paying fields in South Africa, as unqualified mechanics (freshers from school) they can earn between R5000 and R18000 without any deduction. Qualified Mechanics with experience can earn earn between R20 000 and R40 000 before deduction. Salary depends on the company and its rink.

    Personalities of Mechanics

  • Focus
  • Creative
  • Responsible
  • Adaptable
  • Fast Learner



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