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The purpose of this programme is to give learners the opportunity to be part of the future by following the mandate set by the Qualifications Council for Trades and Occupations. The Occupational Qualification– Electrician is an apprenticeship programme which runs over three years and learners will during their training learn to
The programme is structured and covers three main areas namely:
The learners will attend their knowledge and practical training at our centres which are situated in Cape Town and Ggeberha (Port Elizabeth). The course is broken up into three sessions of 12 weeks per year over a period of three years.
In year 1 they will focus on theory and practical aspects related to Safety and Legislation, Hand skills and tools, Fundamentals of electricity, and the installation of wire ways and the wiring and connecting of circuits between point of control and point of consumption.
In year 2 they focus on they will focus on the theory and practical related to,
electronics, rotating electrical machinery and the wiring and connecting of motor and starter circuits as used in the electrical Industry.
Then in year 3 they will focus on the theory and practical aspects of doing pre–
commissioning inspection and the commissioning of electrical supply systems and
components including fault–finding on these circuits and Programmable logic
On completion of the third year which includes the workplace modules having been signed off for all three years the learners will have gained sufficient knowledge and experience to do their External Integrated Summative Assessment (EISA) also known as a trade test and the learners will receive sufficient preparation for this assessment.
Upon successful completion of their EISA (trade test for artisans) learners receive their Red Seal certificate and qualify as an artisan