Engineering (Electrical) N Diploma

Full Time

Our Electrical Engineering programme covers the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. You will learn about the uses of electricity and equipment for power generation and distribution.

This cutting-edge field involves the design of electronic circuits from basic household equipment to complex systems such as aircraft autopilots and state-of-the-art computers. Micro-electronics, the manufacture and repair of products like computers, microwaves and control systems, also falls within the field of Electrical Engineering.

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Entrance Requirements

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) or an appropriate National Certificate (N3) or equivalent

Career Opportunities

This programme will prepare you for many career opportunities in the field of electrical engineering such as:

  • Instrument Technician
  • Telecommunications
  • Electrician
  • Power Electronics
  • Design Engineering
  • Appliance Manufacturing and Installation
Course Outline

National Certificate N4

  • Electrotechnics N4
  • Industrial Electronics N4
  • Mathematics N4
  • Supervisory Management N4
  • Engineering Science N4

National Certificate N5

  • Electrotechnics N5
  • Industrial Electronics N5
  • Power Machines N5
  • Mathematics N5

National Certificate N6

  • Electrotechnics N6
  • Industrial Electronics N6
  • Power Machines N6
  • Mathematics N6
Accreditation and Certification

Students write national examinations which are set and administered by the DHET. Successful students achieve the following certification which is conferred and issued by the DHET:

  • National Certificate: N4 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 66881)
  • National Certificate: N5 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 66960)
  • National Certificate: N6 Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 67005)

Once you have successfully achieved all three N4-N6 certificates and have worked for 2 years (minimum of 2 670 hours) in an engineering environment, your logbook will be submitted to the DHET.

Once you receive DHET approval, you will qualify to receive the highly respected National N Diploma: Engineering Studies (SAQA ID: 67043)

Course Factsheet