National Diploma Electrical Engineering

*Because of the limited number of places, fulfilling all the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the programme.

 

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.

 

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).

 

    A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard.

     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.

 

 

 APS scale
Percentage

 7  6
 100-80% 79-70%  69-60%  59-50%  49-40%  39-30%  29-0% 

 

   Symbols  A
   Points  HG  5
 SG  4  3  2 1

 

National
Diploma

   Mathematics    PhyScience    English   

Other
Languages

 HG SG HG  SG  1st  2nd   
 Electrical Engineering  D C  D  C  E  C  

Mini-mum APS

Group A

Group B

Languages

Must comply with NSC minimum requirements

Mathematics

Life

Orientation

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3

Language of Teaching and Learning

Other recognised language

26

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in either Afrikaans or English (Home Language, or First Additional Language)

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in anther recognised language (Home Language or First Additional Language)

Minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) for Mathematics

Minimum rating of 4 (50-59%).

(In the calculation of the APS,the rating for Life Orientation must be divided by 2)

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%) in Physical Sciences

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%)

A minimum rating of 4 (50-59%)

 

 

AEI1221

Electrical Engineering 1

AEI2211

Electrical Engineering 2

CSAA131

Communication Studies 1A

CSAB131

Communication Studies 1B

EDS121

Digital Systems 1

EDS231

Digital Systems 2

EEL1111

Electronics 1

EEL2211

Electronics 2

EIR1111

Computer Skills 1

EIP1111

Projects 1

MAT1AW1

Engineering Mathematics 1

MAT2AW2

Engineering Mathematics 2

AEC2221

Electronic Communication 2

ASY331

Control Systems 3

ASY211

Control Systems 2

CNS211

Network Systems 2

EDS341

Digital Systems 3

EDP3111

Design Projects 3

EEL341

Electronics 3

EEM3111

Metrology 3

MAT3AW3

Engineering Mathematics 3

EIM3111

Electronic Measurements 3

 

 

Electives:  Select one of the following

 

 

EER3111

Radio Engineering 3

 

 

EEP3211

Power Electronics 3

EL38011

Electrical Engineering Practice 1

EL380LC

Electrical Engineering Practice 2

 

     
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