thinking beyond

Higher certificate : Renewable Energy Technologies

IEHCRE

Campus

Duration of Programme

Enrolment Option(s)

SAQA Credits

NQF Level

Bloemfontein Campus

1 Year

Semester 1

120

5

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the CUT general admission requirements, a Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the CUT general admission requirements, a Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% (level 4) in both Mathematics and Physical Science, is required.

Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by the senate.

Career Opportunities

The purpose of this qualification is to educate and train the renewable technician to have the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to be able to work in the renewable energy field in South Africa. Learners who complete this qualification will be competent and responsible auxiliaries in the implementation of renewable energy technologies (RET). They will be able to assist technologists and engineers in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of RET systems.

Remarks:

All instructional offerings are compulsory.
Any application for subject recognition will be considered ONLY for subjects completed at an equivalent level, not lower.
The qualification will be issued on completion of 120 credits.
One intake per year in January.
After successful completion of this qualification, a higher certificate will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony at CUT.

1ST YEARINSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS
SEMESTER 1SEMESTER 2
DLC5011
Digital Literacy
LCS5011LCS5012Academic Literacy and Communication Studies
WIS5011
Mathematics IA
EEN5011
Electrical Engineering I
PPE5011
Applied Physics of Energy Conversion
LES5011
Solar Energy Systems I

HPP5012Health and Safety: Principles and Practice

EIP5012Electrical Installation Practice

PGS5012Power Generation and Storage

LES5022Solar Energy Systems II

LWG5012Small Wind Generation

WIS5012Mathematics IB


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

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