Colleges and Universities Offering Diploma in Electrical Engineering in South Africa

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

Institutions Offering Diploma in Electrical Engineering

  •  University of South Africa UNISA, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -A National Senior Certificate (NSC) (Diploma endorsement) with a rating of 4 in Mathematics or Technical Mathematics not (Mathematical Literacy), English, Physical Science or Technical Science, or N4 Mathematics and Engineering Science with minimum mark of 50%,
    -Senior Certificate (prior to 2008) with Mathematics, Physical Science and English with at least a D symbol on the Higher Grade or C symbol on the Standard Grade or N4 Mathematics and Engineering Science with minimum mark of 50%,
    -NC(V) National Certificate (Vocational) (Diploma endorsement) with English, Mathematics and Engineering Science with a minimum mark of 50%.
    -Higher Certificate in relevant field.

    Maximum time to complete this qualification: 8 years
  •  Mangosuthu University of Technology, Umlazi  
    Duration : 3 years

    Minimum Admission Requirements:
    -National Senior Certificate with rating codes:
    English Home Language (4)
    English First Additional Language (4)
    Mathematics (4)
    Physical Science (4)

    -A pass in all subjects in the bridging programme offered by the Department of Electrical Engineering at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT).

    -Senior Certificate or equivalent with a minimum subject-related symbol as follows:
    Physical Science C (SG) / D (HG)
    Mathematics C (SG) / D (HG)
    English C (SG) / D (HG)
    - A minimum of 60% pass in N4 Engineering Science, Maths and two other electrical subjects, plus
    a Matric Certificate or equivalent with English (50% pass).
  •  Greenview Training and Development Skills Centre, Johannesburg  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 or standard 10 certificates or equivalent. Students who have these qualifications may be admitted on the basis of work experience or under our recognition of prior learning (RPL) programme.

    Program duration: 3 semesters

    Program outline
    (a) N4
    -Digital Electronics
    -Computer Principles
    -Fault Finding

    (b) N5
    -Digital Electronics
    -Computer Principles
    -Fault Finding
    -Engineering Mathematics

    (c) N6
    -Digital Electronics
    -Computer Principles
    -Fault Finding
    -Engineering Mathematics
  •  Technicon S.A, Bronkhorstspruit  
    Course entry requirements

    1. GR 9/10/11 – N1, 2. GR 12 with Maths Literacy – N2, 3. GR 12 with Maths and
    Science – N3, 4. Entry requirements for N4 is N3 passed with all four subjects.

    Course duration: 3 Months per certificate

    Course content

    -N1- N3: Electrical Trade Theory, Mathematics, Engineering
    Science, Industrial Electronics.
    -N4-N6: Digital Electronics, Electrotechnics, Fault Finding
    Protective Device
  •  Wamalloy Engineering College, Pretoria  
    N4-N6 Electrical Engineering

    Course entry requirements
    -A minimum pass in grade 12(with relevant major subjects like Physical Science, Mathematics), or a pass in N3 certificate in any engineering course is required to enter the national certificate course N4. Students who wish to join N5 or N6 are supposed to have a minimum pass in N4 or N5 respectively.

    Course duration: 4 months per N level
  •  White River Technical College , White River  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 9 / STD 7

    Course duration: 1 Trimester per Level

    Course content
    -Electrotechnics N4, N5, N6
    -Engineering Science N1, N2, N3, N4
    -Mathematics N1, N2, N3, N4, N5, N6
    -Power Machines N5, N6
    -Industrial Electronics N1, N2, N3, N4, N5, N6
    -Electrical Trade Theory N1, N2
    -Electrotechnology N3
  •  Successors Training Institute, Durban  
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering (N4-N6 )

    Course entry requirements
    -A Senior Certificate OR National Certificate (N3), or an equivalent qualification.

    Course content
    -Engineering Science
    -Industrial Eletronics
    -Engineering Physics

    Course duration: 6 months per N level
  •  Sekhukhune TVET College, Sekhukhune  
    Admission criteria
    (a) N1: Grade 12 with a pass in maths
    (b) N4: N3 or a Technical Senior Certificate
    (c) N5: N4 or an equivalent qualification
    (d) N6: N5 or an equivalent qualification

    Course duration: A trimester per level (January-April, May-August and September-November)
  •  Academy at Vaal Triangle, Vereeniging  
    Admission criteria
    - For N1 Grade 12 Certificate with A Pass in Mathematics and Physical Science
    - For N4 - N3
    - For N2 - N1
    - For N5 - N4
    - For N3 - N2 /Technical Grade 12
    - For N6 - N5

    Course duration: 3 months per level
  •  Graduate Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg  
    Admission Requirements:

    The minimum requirement for this program is:
    -N3 Certificate
    -Grade 12 – with Mathematics and Science

    Course Duration:

    -N4 – N6 (18 Months)
    -Relevant practical experience (18 months)
  •  Jengrac Technical College, Welkom  
    Course entry requirements
    -N3 Certificate
    -Grade 12 (NSC), or Senior Certificate with Mathematics and Science

    Mode of study: Full time

    Course duration: 12 months
  •  TEKmation Training Institute, Cape Town  
    Course entry requirements

    Course content
    -Engineering Science
    -Electro technics
    -Industrial Electronics
  •  Polokwane Technology Institute, Polokwane  
    Course content
    -Electro Technology
    -Fault Finding
    -Engineering Science
    -Industrial Electronics
  •  Taal-Net Varsity, Gauteng  
    Career Opportunities:

    -Electrical Engineer
    -Industrial Engineer
    -Digital Electronic Engineer
    -Instrumentation & Control
  •  Opt Engineering FET College, Bapong  
    Admission criteria
    -The program requires N6 plus 18 months practical experience

    Course duration: 3 months each level

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