NC(V): Electrical Infrastructure Construction (L2 - L4)

This course is ideal if one would like to become an electrical artisan. The course enables the student to work with heavy electrical currents (for electricity and domestic wiring, industrial and civil industries) and light electrical currents (such as used for required for digital - and industrial electronics).

Admission Requirements

  • A year end school report for grade 10 or higher with Mathematics and Physical Science
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF level 2; or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

Grade 11 and 12 learners who are at least 17 years of age are given first preference.

Duration

  • This qualification takes three years to complete.
  • Each of the levels 2, 3 and 4 will take one-year full time.
  • Every level of study carries 130 credits.

Subjects / Modules

NQF Level 2
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Electrical Principles & Practice
  • Electrical Systems & Construction
  • Electric Control & Digital Electronics
  • Workshop Practice
NQF Level 3
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Electrical Principles & Practice
  • Electrical Systems & Construction
  • Electric Control & Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Workmanship
NQF Level 4
  • English
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation
  • Electrical Principles & Practice
  • Electrical Systems & Construction
  • Electric Control & Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Workmanship

Career Opportunities

  • Electrician
  • Electrical Contractor
  • Digital Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Instrumentation Process
  • Electrical Lecturer
  • Sound Engineer

Possible places of employment

  • Power stations
  • Energy producing companies or power plants
  • Recording studios
  • Theatres