Architectural Draughtsmanship

First Year Programme Information Sheet 

A draughtsperson is a professional who prepares technical drawings and plans based on his or her own design or rough sketches and drawings, calculations and dimensions made by architects. This one-year short course will prepare you to start your career in the architectural profession and allow you to enter further studies in the architectural field.  


The programme starts in January 2021. (In special circumstances, students will be allowed to enroll after the closing date.) 


To enter the complete course students need to submit evidence of the following academic achievement: 


A National Senior Certificate (NSC) as certified by Umalusi (or equivalent) with an achievement rating of 3 (Moderate Achievement: 40-49%) or better in four recognised NSC 20-credit subjects; an achievement rating of 2 for Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy; an achievement rating of 3 in the required official language at Home Language level; and an achievement rating of 2 in the other required language on at least First Additional Language level; one of these languages must be English or Afrikaans. 


What process needs to be followed for admission to the 1st year program in architecture? 


Step 1. Compile an electronic portfolio (max size of file should not exceed 5MB) of any artistic work done by the prospective student. The portfolio needs to proof the student’s current drawing skill and artistic talent.  

Step 2.  Request enrolment form.

Step 3. Scan and email the completed enrolment form, copy of latest available grade 12 marks, ID document and portfolio to   

Step 4. On receipt of the above, we will arrange a personal / telephonic interview with you, during the interview, acceptance to the programme will be indicated to the student.  

Step 5. Pay registration fee & make payment arrangement with the Qualitas finance office




For any additional information, contact Madelane Gerber: 082 339 9868 /

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