Berea Technical College

Empowering the nation through education

Electronic

PROGRAMME TITLE NQF SAQA ID CREDITS
CERTIFICATE: BASIC ELECTRONICS 4 21101 120

DESCRIPTION

Electronic technicians provide technical support and service duringthe production,installation,operation and repair of electricalequipment and systems

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS,COURSE DURATION AND CAREER FIELDS

(Grade 10) with Maths;or Engineering Maths N1 or a recognised equivalent qualification,or 8 month's relevant experience in the field of electronics.

Course duration

Full Time : Minimum 1 Year

Career Fields

Cell phone service providers

Security:CCTV,alarms,reaction communication

Electric fencing

Access control

Industrialcontrol

Manufacturing. assembly and testing

ARTICULATION

  • Diploma in Radio & Hi-Fi Repair Diploma In TV and VIdeo Repairs Electronics Technician Diploma

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

  1. Use a meter (analogue and digital) to measure electricalquantities.
  2. Work safely with electricity by applying safety precautions.
  3. care fur electricalshock victims
  4. Detenmlne voltage,current and resistance of series and parallelcircuits with alternating and direct current.
  5. Describe the functioning and construction of electric circuit components in terms of electromagnetic principles.
  6. Identify,distinguish and explain the function of the different types of electricalcomponents.
  7. Describe the functioning and application of semi-conductor devices.
  8. Describe the construction of electrical motors and describe their operating principles in terms of electromagnetic theory.
  9. Use an oscilloscope to obtainvoltages and frequen cies of an electric circuit.
  10. Describe the different means of signal or data transmission.
  11. Design and interpret basic digitallogic circuits.
  12. Design and Interpret basic analogue circuits.