Hoërskool Nylstroom offers academic and technical fields of study. Learners can choose between the two in grade 10.
Learners who complete the technical field of study, obtain their N3 qualification at the end of their matric year. This means that they already have a qualification if they wish to enter the workforce right after matric.
Subjects: The compulsory subjects are Home Language (e.g. English), First Additional Language (e.g. Sepedi or Afrikaans), Engineering Graphics and Design and Life Orientation. The subjects to choose from are Electrical (Power systems), Civil, Mathematics, Technical Mathematics, Science or Technical Science. (Please refer to the table below).
Hoërskool Nylstroom has well-equipped classrooms where learners can get first-hand experience with their future work setup and the equipment they will use.