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National Certificate: N1 Engineering Studies (Electrical Engineering)

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This career-oriented N1 Engineering Studies course introduces you to the basic principles of electrical engineering and prepares you for further study in this field. This course is a good option if you want to work towards a career as an artisan in the field of electrical engineering.

Course code:

EN1-TRIC

Accreditation status:
  • N1 – accredited by Umalusi
  • SAQA ID: 67109
  • 40 credits
  • This course is registered on the NQF and can count towards a full national qualification.
Course duration:

Approximately 6 months

Entry requirements:

Grade 10 (with Maths, Science and Drawings) or Grade 9 with N1 Bridging Certificate

Subjects covered:
  • Mathematics N1
  • Engineering Science N1
  • Engineering Drawings N1
  • Electrical Trade Theory N1
Assessment and award:

Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement: N1 Engineering Studies from DHET.

Additional information:

N courses are offered and assessed by Oxbridge Academy. After gaining a qualifying year mark, students will be admitted to write the national examination at an approved venue. Read our N1-N3 Exam-letter for information on writing the exams.

Need assistance with gaining practical work experience?

While you are busy with your course, or after you have completed your studies, you can sign up for the DHET’s free placement service – iWIL – so that your profile can be matched with a suitable employer offering opportunities for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) or Workplace Based Learning (WBL) in your field of study.

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