Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Electrical Engineering in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Electrical Engineering(Electrical Engineering)
  • Major Subject: Electrical Engineering
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Electrical Engineering

  •  College SA, Cape Town   
    (a) NTC bridging course

    Admission requirements

    (i) Completion of the grade 8 senior phase is preferable

    (ii) The ability to read and write in English

    (iii) At least 16 years of age


    Fees: From R1070.00 per month


    Course duration: 4 months


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics

    (ii) Physical sciences


    (b) Engineering studies: Electrical N1


    Admission requirements

    (i) Grade 9 passed; with mathematics (40% and above) and physical science (30% and above)

    (ii) The ability to read and write in English

    (iii) At least 16 years of age


    Fees: From R760.00 per month


    Course duration: 16 months



    Course content

    (i) Mathematics N1

    (ii) Engineering science N1

    (iii) Industrial electronics N1

    (iv) Electrical trade theory N1


    (c) Engineering studies: Electrical N2


    Admission requirements

    Applicants must have completed N1


    Fees: From R760.00 per month

    Course duration: 16 months


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics N2

    (ii) Engineering science N2

    (iii) Industrial electronics N2

    (iv) Electrical trade theory N2


    (d) Engineering studies: Electrical N3


    Course requirements

    Applicants must have completed N2


    Fees: From R760.00 per month


    Course duration: 16 months


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics N3

    (ii) Engineering science N3

    (iii) Industrial electronics N3

    (iv) Electrical trade theory N3
  •  Circle Way Training, Witbank  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) Enrollment for N1: Grade 9 OR an equivalent certificate.
    (ii) Enrollment for N2: N1 Engineering Studies, Grade 10 (Mathematics and Physical Science are compulsory) OR an equivalent Certificate.
    (iii) Enrollment for N3: N2 Engineering studies OR at least three applicable Grade 11 subjects (Mathematics and Physics compulsory)
    (iv) Enrollment for N4: N3 Engineering studies OR Grade 12 senior Certificate (Mathematics Compulsory)

    Mode of study
    -Full time
    -Part time

    Course duration
    -3 months per N level
    -18 months for N4-N6

    Course content
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Electro- Technics
    -Power Machines
    -Industrial-Science
    -Supervisory management
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electro-Technology
    -Electro Trade Theory
  •  Colliery Training College, Mpumalanga  
    Course Content:
    1. Basic Training
    -Instruments
    -Buildings
    -Single-phase motors
    -Three-phase motors
    -Transformers
    -Relays
    -Hand Tools
    2. Advanced Training
    -Pole changing (two speed) motors
    -Direct current machines
    -Ward-Leonard speed control
    -Energy meters
    -Load balancing
    -Testing of three-phase installations
    3. Basic Electronics
    -Soldering of components
    -Identification of resistors, diodes and inductors and the use there-of
    -Using an oscilloscope
    -Construct rectification circuits
    -Identify and use Zener diodes
    -Construct a voltage doubler
    -Identify transistor action and transistor configurations
    -Test regulated power supplies
    -Test thermistors and thermistor phase control
    -Explain and apply PLC operating principles
  •  Berea Technical College, Durban  
    1. Heavy Current
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N1-N2: Grade 10, 11, 12 with no Mathematics and Physical Science.

    Course Overview:
    1. N1
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Engineering Drawing
    -FLC Communication
    2. N2
    -Mathematics
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrical Trade Theory

    2. Instrumentation
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    N1-N2: Grade 10, 11, 12 with no Mathematics and Physical Science.

    Course Overview:
    1. N1
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Engineering Drawing
    -FLC Communication
    2. N2
    -Mathematics
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Logics
    -Instrument Trade Theory
  •  Sedibeng TVET College, Johannesburg  
    Tuition fees: R 1,858.50 per trimester

    Course Outline:
    1. N1
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrical Trade Theory
    -Industrial Electronics
    2. N2
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrical Trade Theory
    -Industrial Electronics
    3. N3
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrical Trade Theory
    -Industrial Electronics
    4. N4
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrotechnics
    -Industrial Electronics
    5. N5
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Power Machines
    -Electrotechnics
    -Industrial Electronics
    6. N6
    -Mathematics
    -Engineering Science
    -Power Machines
    -Electrotechnics
    -Industrial Electronics
  •  Nkangala TVET College, Witbank  
    ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING N1-6:

    Entry requirements:
    For entry in to the Electrical Engineering N1-2, you require:
    -Grade 10; or
    -Grade 12 Certificate; or
    -Equivalent qualification.

    For entry in to the Electrical Engineering N3, you require:
    -N2 Certificate; or
    -Grade 12; or
    -Equivalent qualification.

    For entry in to the Electrical Engineering N4-6, you require:
    -N3 - N5 Certificates; or
    -Equivalent qualification.

    Duration:
    -This is a full or part time three (03) months programme at each of the Nated (N). A student is issued with a certificate on the successful completion of each Nated. (N) of study, that is N1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
  •  Mbowa College, Johannesburg  
    1. N1
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 or equivalent

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Engineering Science
    -Electrical Trade Theory

    2. N2
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N1 Certificate

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Engineering Science or Logic Systems
    -Electrical Trade Theory

    3. N3
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N2 Certificate

    Course Overview:
    -Mathematics
    -Industrial Electronics
    -Engineering Science or Logic Systems
    -Electrical Trade Theory or Electrotechnology
  •  Kland International College, Johannesburg  
    N4-N6
    Duration: 3 – 6 Months per Certificate

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 or a senior certificate (Grade 12) or
    -Appropriate National Certificate (N3) or
    -National Senior Certificate or an equivalent certificate.

    Subjects:
    1. N4:
    -Engineering Mathematics,
    -Engineering Science,
    -Industrial Electronics,
    -Electrotechnics
    2. N5:
    -Engineering Mathematics,
    -Engineering Physics,
    -Industrial Electronics,
    -Electrotechnics
    3. N6:
    -Engineering Mathematics,
    -Engineering Physics,
    -Industrial Electronics,
    -Electrotechnics
  •  Johannesburg Institute of Engineering and Technology, Johannesburg  
    N1–N3
    Duration: 3 trimesters

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 10 (with Mathematics & Physical Science)

    Course Overview:
    1. N1
    · Engineering Science
    · Industrial Electronics
    · Mathematics
    · Electrical Trade Theory
    OR
    · Radio Theory
    2. N2
    · Industrial Electronics
    · Logic Systems
    · Mathematics
    · Electrical Trade Theory
    OR
    · Radio Theory
    3. N3
    · Electro technology
    · Engineering Science
    · Building Science Industrial Electronics
    · Mathematics
  •  Kingsway College, Cape Town  
    Course duration: 3 months

    Course content
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -A trade subject – select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -A trade subject – select one of the following: Woodworkers/Plumbing/Bricklaying/Painting Theory (continue from your selection at N1 level) Theory
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing
    -Engineering or Building Science
    -Building and Civil Technology
    -Mathematics
    -Building Drawing




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