Option: Electronic Engineering

A qualifying student will be competent to apply technical knowledge, engineering principles and problem-solving techniques in the field of Electrical Engineering by operating within the relevant standards and codes in collaboration with other members of the engineering team.

The qualified student will be able to register with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Technician-in-Training in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Outcomes

Exit level Outcomes:

The qualifying student will be able to:

  1. Practice Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).
  2. Manage Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009).
  • N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics, Physical Science, Industrial Electronics and Electrotechnology, and a pass in two languages.
  • Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.

Experiential learning

As broad a field as possible must be incorporated.
All students will be required to complete a basic six-month course, Experiential Learning I, which will include the following tasks:

  • Orientation

<li>Safety and First Aid</li> <li>Basic Hand Skills</li> <li>Measuring Instruments</li> <li>Electrical/Electronic Components</li> <li>Circuit Diagrams</li> <li>Programmable Devices</li> <li>Power Sources</li> <li>Report Writing</li> <li>General Administration</li>

The remaining six months should be spent on more advanced tasks orientated towards a particular sub-discipline, Experiential Learning II (Light Current) or Experiential Learning II (Power Engineering).

Option: Power Engineering

A qualifying student will be competent to apply technical knowledge, engineering principles and problem-solving techniques in the field of Electrical Engineering by operating within the relevant standards and codes, in collaboration with other members of the engineering team.

The qualified student will be able to registerwith the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Technician-in-Training in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualifying student will be able to:

  1. Practice Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).
  2. Manage Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009).
  • N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics, Physical Science, Industrial Electronics and Electrotechnology, and a pass in two languages.
  • Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.

Experiential learning

As broad a field as possible must be incorporated.
All students will be required to complete a basic six-month course, Experiential Learning I, which will include the following tasks:

  • Orientation

<li>Safety and First Aid</li> <li>Basic Hand Skills</li> <li>Measuring Instruments</li> <li>Electrical/Electronic Components</li> <li>Circuit Diagrams</li> <li>Power Sources</li> <li>Programmable Devices</li> <li>General Administration</li> <li>Report Writing</li>

The remaining six months should be spent on more advanced tasks orientated towards a particular sub-discipline, Experiential Learning 2 (Light Current) or Experiential Learning 2 (Power Engineering).

Option: Instrumentation Technology

A qualifying student will be competent to apply technical knowledge, engineering principles and problem-solving techniques in the field of Electrical Engineering by operating within the relevant standards and codes in collaboration with other members of the engineering team.

The qualified student will be able to register with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Technician-in-Training in the field of Electrical Engineering.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

The qualifying student will be able to:

  1. Practice Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).
  2. Manage Electrical Engineering activities and applications at the level expected of a Professional Technician (Engineering).

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009).
  • N3 Certificate, with a minimum pass of 60% in Mathematics, Physical Science, Industrial Electronics and Electrotechnology, and a pass in two languages.
  • Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements.

Experiential learning

As broad a field as possible must be incorporated.
All students will be required to complete a basic six-month course, Experiential Learning I, which will include the following tasks:

  • Orientation

<li>Safety and First Aid</li> <li>Basic Hand Skills</li> <li>Measuring Instruments</li> <li>Electrical/Electronic Components</li> <li>Circuit Diagrams</li> <li>Power Sources</li> <li>Programmable Devices</li> <li>General Administration</li> <li>Report Writing</li>

The remaining six months should be spent on more advanced tasks orientated towards a particular sub-discipline, Experiential Learning 2 (Light Current) or Experiential Learning 2 (Power Engineering).

Award of diploma

A National Diploma in the relevant field of study will be awarded to candidates after successful completion of all theoretical and experiential learning requirements.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated August 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
Duration
3 - 4 years
Full-time
Price
5,000 USD
Tuition estimate per year | Accommodation estimate: USD 2500 per year
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