False Bay College

Electrical Engineering N4

About this programme:
The N4 Electrical Engineering programme is a post-matric National Certificate programme. Students who complete this stand-alone certificate programme can go on to complete N5 and N6 and thereafter 18 months in a relevant workplace to qualify for the National Diploma: Electrical Engineering.

Admission requirements:
N3 or equivalent qualification

Job opportunities:
It is recommended that students enrolling on the National Certificate programme complete the N5 and N6 as well as the 18-month workplace experiential training in order to qualify for the National Diploma. Students can then enter into either a University of Technology to complete a higher qualification or into a workplace that requires the qualification.

Course Content and Duration:
The programme runs for a trimester (3-month period) and consists of four subjects. The subjects are:

  • Electrotechnology (Heavy Current)
  • Logic Systems or Industrial Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Industrial Electronics N4

Once successfully completed (all subjects passed), you will be awarded with a National N4 Certificate.

Where is the programme offered:
 This programme is offered at Westlake Campus