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National Certificate: N5 Electrical Engineering (SAQA ID 66960)


Elevate your knowledge in Electrical Engineering with the National Certificate: N5 Electrical Engineering (SAQA ID 66960) course. As part of the Nated N4-N6 Engineering qualification, this course equips you with the theoretical foundation required for a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering. Gain practical expertise through 24 months of trade-relevant work experience.


Course code:


Accreditation status:

  • N5 – accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO)
  • SAQA ID: 66960
  • 40 Credits – NQF level 5
Course duration:

12 months

Entry requirements:
  • National Certificate N4: Engineering
Subjects covered:
  • Electrotechnics N5
  • Industrial Electronics N5
  • Logic Systems N5
  • Mathematics N5
Assessment and award:

Students are required to complete the following:

  • 3 assignments per subject (passmark 50%)
  • 1 exam per subject

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement: N5 Electrical Engineering from the 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 N4-N6 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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