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Electrical Infrastructure Construction

The National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction is an Electrical Infrastructure Construction Qualification at each of level 2, 3 and 4 of the NQF. This qualification is designed to provide both the theory and practice of the electrical infrastructure construction.

The practical component of study may be offered in a real workplace environment or in a simulated workplace environment. It will provide students with an opportunity to experience work situations during the period of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements

For entry into the National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction at NQF Level 2, you required:

  • A year and school report from Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12, or
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification, or
  • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access to access NQF Level 2, or
  • A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the requirements for access to NQF Level 2

Subjects

In order to obtain a National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction, a student is required to study a total of 7 subjects. These include 3 fundamentals subjects and 4 vocational subjects, of which 3 are compulsory and 1 is optional.

The 3 fundamental subjects are:

  • Language – which must be the language of teaching and learning
  • Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy
  • Life Orientation

The vocational subjects in the National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction are:

  • Electrical Principles and Practice
  • Electronic Control and Digital Electronics
  • Workshop Practice
  • Electrical Systems and Construction

These subjects are offered at each of the difference NQF levels of study in the National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction qualification.

 

Career Outlook

The holder of the National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction will be able to:

  • Work at a power station
  • Work as an electrician at an energy producing company or power plant
  • Work as an electrical technician at as Telecommunications Company
  • Work at a recoding studio as an electrical engineer
  • Work at a theatre as a technician

The National Certificate Electrical Infrastructure Construction provides an opportunity to access careers in any of the sectors listed below:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Sound Technology
  • Theatre Technology
  • Process Level Control
  • Digital Electronics
  • Instrumentation