National Certificate: N1 - N3 Engineering Studies (Electrician)

Course fee

Price: Enquire with a consultant

Course Introduction

Learn what is required to install, maintain and repair electrical equipment. The law allows only qualified electricians to connect cables to electrical motors and switchgear as well as to handle electrical wiring of all electrically equipped buildings.

Course Contents

  • Electrical Trade Theory
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Science

Choose one of the following:

  • Industrial Electronics
  • Engineering Drawing

Please note: Total cost of fees dependant on number of subjects taken. You are able to register for 1-11 subjects, please contact us for more information.

Programme Type

The National Certificate in Engineering Studies is a National Qualification delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training.

The N1 to N3 Engineering Studies qualifications are registered on the NQF as follows:

  • N1: SAQA ID 67109
  • N2: SAQA ID 67375
  • N3: SAQA ID 67491

Entrance Requirements

N1: Grade 9 (Std. 7) with Mathematics and Physical Science, or equivalent.

N2: N1 National Certificate or equivalent.

N3: N2 National Certificate or equivalent.

Student Assessment

You will be assessed by means of Damelin Correspondence College assignments and Department of Higher Education and Training Examinations. To qualify for a National Certificate, you are required to write an exam per subject for each level.


Upon successful completion of your required exams for each level, you will be awarded your National Certificate: Engineering Studies by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

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