National Diploma in Electrical Technology
(NVQ Level 5 & 6)
The Electrical Technology program is intended to provide students with the opportunity to begin a career in the electrical technology occupation. The courses will provide the students with exposure to residential, commercial and industrial electrical techniques and practices. This exposure will provide them with the versatile job skills to build upon and flex during changing economic conditions.
The curriculum integrates electrical theory and practical application to give students not only the manual skills to wire and install electrical systems and apparatus, but also the mathematical and practical knowledge to support, explain and troubleshoot a wide variety of electrical projects. Computer programs are integrated into the coursework to allow for practice of circuit calculations, to create working models that simulate real circuit conditions and to support classroom lectures and demonstrations.
The Diploma in Electrical Technology is a two year program oriented towards the skills required by the industry at middle management levels and leads students to the degree of Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) in Electrical Technology.