- NQF 1 & 2
- SAQA ID 67109 & 67375
- DHET issued & Certified
Current technicians act as a support structure to engineers and ensure that any faults with the equipment supplying the electricity are fixed so that the regular supply of electricity is not affected. The role of the Heavy Current technician is to ensure that all equipment is fully functional with regular inspection and maintenance. With the current crisis at Eskom, Electrical Engineers both at entry-level and senior levels are in demand and will suit a person who enjoys problem-solving and working in teams to resolve any technical issues that affect the supply of power.
As a heavy current technician, you can be employed as a contractor or sub-contractor or work in the following areas:
A friendly sales consultant will take you through the fee structure
Grade 10, 11 and 12
Mathematics and Physical Science is not a requirement
All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET.
Study materials are available FREE as printed textbooks, notes and is also available online on the learner management system, Moodle.
Academic Development Officer (ADO)
Students are supported by a team of Academic Development Officers (ADOs), who are available throughout the journey of your course. ADOs are not lecturers, but support academics, who are qualified in the relevant subject matter, and will guide you on all academic matters.
You may attend Saturday classes for extra support. All support classes are free.
Student Support services is available to all registered learners.
Online Centre for Student Relations
An academic and customer care adviser will be allocated to you to provide additional online support while you complete your studies. This service is free.