The Electrical field of study consists of two main fields, namely Electrical Heavy Current and Electrical Light Current (also known as Electronics).

Electricians are involved in the generation, installation, distribution and usage of electricity vai electrically-operated
equipment, e.g Refrigerator, generators, stoves, heaters and industrial and domestic installations.

WHERE TO STUDY THIS COURSE
Ellis Park Campus

PERSONALITY TRAITS
• Candidates need to have good eyesight and not be colour blin
• Good communication skillsd
• Natural aptitude for working with tools

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
• Electrician
• Electro-technician
• Refrigeration Technician
• Master Electrician
• Lift Technician
• Millwright
• Electrical Fitter
• Electrical Engineer
• Electrical Wireperson (Domestic installation)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• For N1 Grade 12 Certificate with A Pass in Mathematics and Physical Science
• For N4 – N3
• For N2 – N1
• For N5 – N4
• For N3 – N2 /Technical Grade 12
• For N6 – N5

DURATION AND QUALIFICATION
The duration of each level is THREE months. Therefore a TRIMESTER timetable is followed, with registration taking place
in January, April and August, enabling the successful student to accumulate THREE national certificates during the course of one year.

ASSESSMENT
The pass requirement is a minimum of 40% per subject. Evaluations are cumulative, based on regular class tests and
practical testing. At the end of each trimester an external examination is written.

CURRICULUM

N1

– Electrical Trade Theory
– Industrial Electronics
– Engineering Science
– Mathematics

N2

– Electrical Trade Theory
– Industrial Electronics
– Engineering Science
– Mathematics

N3

– Electrical Technology
– Industrial Electronics
– Mathematics
– Engineering Science

N4

– Mathematics
– Industrial Electronics
– Electrotechnics
– Engineering Science #
– Fault Finding & Protective Devices #

N5

– Mathematics
– Industrial Electronics
– Engineering Physics #
– Fault Finding & Protective Devices#

N6

– Mathematics
– Industrial Electronics
– Electrotechnics
– Engineering Science #
– Fault Finding & Protective Devices #
– Installation Rules ( Paper 1 & 2)-Part Time

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