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

IENDTS

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 technologist 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 and Transnet Freight Rail, Columbus Steel, suppliers of electrical equipment, the mining industry, municipalities, consulting engineers and research institutions. A person holding 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 I

EDS11BI

EDS12BI

Digital Systems I

EEN11AI

EEN12AI

*Electrical Engineering I

ELE11AI

ELE12AI

*Electronics I

PRE1A

PRE2B

PRE1A

 

PRE2B

English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

WIS11AI

WIS12AI

*Mathematics I

MEC11AI

MEC12AI

Mechanics I

EDS21BI

EDS22BI

Digital Systems II

EEN21AI

EEN22AI

*Electrical Engineering II

ELE21AI

ELE22AI

*Electronics II

WIS21AI

WIS22AI

*Mathematics II

EMD11AI

EMD12AI

Mechanical Technology I

EMJ21AI

EMJ22AI

Electrical Machines

MSM21AI

MSM22AI

Strength of Materials II

 

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

January

July

January

July

EDS31BI

EDS32BI

Digital Systems III

EEN31AI

EEN32AI

Electrical Engineering III

EMJ31AI

EMJ32AI

Electrical Machines III

EKM21AI

EKM22AI

Electronic Communication II

ELA31BI

ELA32BI

Electronics III

EID21AI

EID22AI

Industrial Electronics II

WIS31AI

WIS32AI

Mathematics III

EMD21AI

EMD22AI

Mechanical Technology II

EPR21AI

EPR22AI

Projects II

MSM31BI

MSM32BI

Strength of Materials III

MSK31AI

MSK32AI

Applied Strength of Materials III

ECN31BI

ECN32BI

Control Systems III

EDP31HI

EDP32HI

*Design Project III
(Heavy Current)

EBE31AI

EBE32AI

Electrical Protection III

ELT31AI

ELT32AI

Electronic Applications III

LOG31BI

LOG32BI

Logic Design III

EMD31AI

EMD32AI

Mechanical Technology III

EPE31AI

EPE32AI

Power Electronics III

ERE31AI

ERE32AI

Radio Engineering III

ESO21AI

ESO22AI

Software Design II

EVE31AI

EVE32AI

Electrical Distribution III

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTERS 5 & 6

January

July

EEX11ZI

EEX12ZI

Work-integrated Learning I

EEX21ZI

EEX22ZI

Work-integrated Learning II

For more information contact: Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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