National N Diploma: Electrical Engineering
Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma
“At its heart, engineering is about using science to find creative, practical solutions. It is a noble profession.” Queen Elizabeth II
Secure your future with a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Get ready to power up your future. If you are an analytical problem solver, who is constantly looking for new ways to use electrical power to improve products, then a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering may just be the perfect fit for you.
Electrical engineering is a vast field that deals with a number of disciplines. Expect to know more about components related to manufacturing, electrical equipment, components and systems for commercial, industrial and domestic usage from start to finish. Expect to apply your knowledge in the understanding of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism in order to develop, test and supervise the production of electrical equipment.
Electrical engineers in the field, work with equipment such as transmission devices used by electric utilities, radar and navigation systems, machinery controls, electric motors, lighting and wiring in buildings, control and power generation. Electrical engineers also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft.
The demand in this industry is great in South Africa as there are a lack of qualified individuals in the engineering field. The scope in this field continues to expand both nationally and internationally.
With the Diploma in Electrical Engineering you will be able to acquire these skills by covering courses in engineering science, electro-technology, industrial electronics and industrial electronics. This will provide you with the platform you need to fulfil your curiosity and expand your creativity within this world of wires.
Build your career with a qualification from ICESA
Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.
Registering for the National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.
N2 Engineering Studies, Grade 11, Senior Certificate or NSC (Maths or Maths Literacy)
Expected time on the course
When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.
- Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
- Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
- Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.
The programme duration is two () years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. There is a minimum of two (2 years) and two years in-service training.
Course Content and Modules
- You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.
Study Guides and Course Material
To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you.
Careers that would suit you best
Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:
- Electrical and Control Systems Development Engineer
- Electrical Engineer
- Industrial Electrical Engineer
- Structural Engineer PE
- Robotics Technician
Understanding your qualification
National Certificate at each level: N3, N4, N5, N6. On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National N Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
Take your career to the next level
Please enquire at the nearest MLA Campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.