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

IENDLC

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 advances made in electronics over the past few decades have been phenomenal, and therefore any person holding this qualification must always be prepared to keep abreast of the latest developments. The field of electronics includes telecommunications, radio and television, radar, computers, electronic control systems and industrial electronic systems, especially computer-supported equipment. Qualified persons will also be involved in the development, building and maintenance of new equipment. Companies such as the SABC, Sentech, Eskom and Telkom, the mining industry, industrial plants such as Sasol and Columbus Steel, as well as research institutions, are but a few possible employers. A person holding such a 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

PRE1A

PRE 2B

PRE1A

PRE 2B

English Proficiency (Semester 1) and

English Proficiency (Semester 2)

EEN11AI

EEN12AI

*Electrical Engineering I

ELE11AI

ELE12AI

*Electronics I

WIS11AI

WIS12AI

*Mathematics I

EDS21BI

EDS22BI

Digital Systems II

EEN21AI

EEN22AI

*Electrical Engineering II

ELE21AI

ELE22AI

*Electronics II

WIS21AI

WIS22AI

*Mathematics II

EPR11AI

EPR12AI

Projects I

 

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

January

July

January

July

EDS31BI

EDS32BI

Digital Systems III

EEN31AI

EEN32AI

Electrical Engineering III

EKM21AI

EKM22AI

Electronic Communication II

ELA31BI

ELA32BI

Electronics III

WIS31AI

WIS32AI

Mathematics III

EPR21AI

EPR22AI

Projects II

ECN31BI

ECN32BI

Control Systems III

EDP31LI

EDP32LI

*Design Project III  (Light Current)

ELT31AI

ELT32AI

Electronic Applications III

LOG31BI

LOG32BI

Logic Design III

ERE31AI

ERE32AI

Radio Engineering III

ESO21AI

ESO22AI

Software Design II

 

3RD YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SEMESTERS 5 & 6

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

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Updated: 04 May 2017

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