Qualification & Code
NATIONAL DIPLOMA: ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL (Heavy Current)

EXNDEL

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Admission Requirements

Selection and/or interview

Bloemfontein

3 years

Semester 1 and 2

360

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification.

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required. Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the general admission requirements, a minimum mark of 50% in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required. Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.

Career Opportunities

The generation, distribution and utilisation of electrical power are of the utmost importance in our country. A technician who is qualified in this field will be concerned with the planning, production, installation and maintenance of a wide variety of heavy electrical equipment. He/she will occupy a responsible position in the community and enjoy a high level of job satisfaction. Employment opportunities exist with Eskom, PRASA, Transnet Freight Reil, Columbus Steel, suppliers of electrical equipment, the mining industry, municipalities, and research institutions. A person with this qualification could also establish his/her own business.

 

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

January

July

January

July

ECM11BI

ECM12BI

*Communication Skills I

COM11AI

COM12AI

*Computer Skills

PRE1A

PRE2B PRE1A PRE2B English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

INX01CP

INX02CP

Industrial Experience

LSS01CP

LSS02CP

Life Skills

WIS01CP

WIS02CP

Mathematics

FIS01CP

FIS02CP

Physics

EDS11BI

EDS12BI

Digital Systems I

EEN11AI

EEN12AI

*Electrical Engineering I

ELE11AI

ELE12AI

*Electronics I

WIS11AI

WIS12AI

*Mathematics I

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

January

July

January

July

EDS21BI

EDS22BI

Digital Systems II

EEN21AI

EEN22AI

*Electrical Engineering II

ELE21AI

ELE22AI

*Electronics II

WIS21AI

WIS22AI

*Mathematics II

EDS31BI

EDS32BI

Digital Systems III

EEN31AI

EEN32AI

Electrical Engineering III

EMJ21AI

EMJ22AI

Electrical Machines II

WIS31AI

WIS32AI

Mathematics III

 

3ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 5

SEMESTER 6

January

July

January

July

EVE31AI

EVE32AI

Electrical Distribution III

EMJ31AI

EMJ32AI

Electrical Machines III

EID21AI

EID22AI

Industrial Electronics II

LOG31BI

LOG32BI

Logic Design III

EDP31LI

EDP32LI

*Design Project III  (Light Current)

EBE31AI

EBE32AI

Electrical Protection III

EPE31AI

EPE32AI

Power Electronics III

 

4TH YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTERS 7 & 8

January July

EEX11ZI

EEX12ZI

*Work Integrated Learning  I

EEX21ZI

EEX22ZI

*Work Integrated Learning II
*Compulsory instructional offerings.
For more information contact: Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Updated: 04 May 2017

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