Agricultural Engineering Technologist (Occupation Code : 214906)
Analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies relating to the use and development of agricultural land, buildings, machines and equipment.
Applying new approaches to specific agricultural engineering problems.
Applying standard engineering methods in solving certain agricultural engineering problems.
Designing new processes, equipment, structures and other in addressing certain agricultural engineering problems.
Planning solutions to agricultural engineering problems Solve complex agricultural engineering problems.
Supervising the execution of work.
Taking responsibility for all work done under their control.
Alternate Occupation Names
Agricultural Product Processing Engineering Techno
Aqua Culture Engineering Technologist
Irrigation Engineering Technologist
Natural Resources Engineering Technologist
Crop Production Mechanisation Engineering Technolo
Agricultural Structures and Facilities Engineering
Step 1 : Admission requirements
- NCS Bachelor pass with Maths and Science (NSC with Maths & Science)
To enter this learning pathway you will need a National Senior Certificate (NSC) or a National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Mathematics and Physical Science as subjects. In addition, each education institution has its own unique entry requirements for each of its programmes. It is important to check the entry requirements with the institution of your choice before you apply.
Step 2 : General Qualification
Step 3 : Workplace experience
- Workplace experience (W1)
In order to register as a Professional Engineer at the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) you first have to register as a Candidate Engineer and gain three years of work experience.
Step 4 : Final assessment
- Professional Review (Engineering Technologist) (A00027)
After completion of the candidate phase there is a professional review of the work experience by ECSA. You can apply for registration as a Professional Engineering Technologist after the review has been completed.
Step 5 : Designation
- Designation: Professional Engineering Technologist (D00023)
Only engineering technologists registered with ECSA may use the designation Professional Engineering Technologist. A designation is a title that a professional person may use (write behind her/his name) to indicate that she/he is fully qualified in a certain professional field and is a member of a professional body. It also indicates that the person subscribes to the code of conduct of that professional body.