Transform your passion for technology into a dynamic career with Electrical Engineering.

Why Choose the Occupational Certificate Programme?

Dive into the world of designing, building, and maintaining cutting-edge electrical systems, machinery, and equipment. This programme is your gateway to a fulfilling future in electrical engineering, providing you with essential knowledge and skills. Explore the intricacies of components, devices, and systems, from microchips to massive power generators. Develop your mathematical and computer prowess, and learn the art of disassembling and analysing machines.

Course Information

You may enter the programme, with:
  • Grage 12
  • This qualification may be achieved in whole or in part through the recognition of prior learning
  • Recognise Prior Learning: Exemption may be given on previous qualifications, age and work experience
The Certificate in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations (QCTO). The QCTO is a public entity responsible for quality assurance and the oversight of the design, accreditation, implementation, assessment and certification of occupational qualifications, part-qualifications and skills programmes.
Certificates are issued by Berea Technical College (BTC). Berea Technical College is accredited by Umalusi Council of Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training and by the Quality Council for Trade and Occupations. Programmes are fully accredited with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
  • Electrical Technician – Pay Estimate: +/- R192 000 to R300 000 a year
  • Maintenance Manager – Pay Estimate: +/- R300 000 to R500 000 a year
  • Building Manager – Pay Estimate: +/- R170 000 to R300 000 a year

Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Occupational Certificate pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform, where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Occupational Certificate professional training, you can progress to other programmes offered by us or you can earn credits from public tertiary education institutions.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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