Certificate in Electrical Installation and Maintenance

 
Mode of Study

Campus Learning

 

The Certificate in Electrical Installation and Maintenance is a one year programme and is a Level 3 programme, at Botho University. There are two semesters in the programme, out of which the students will be expected to do an internship (Industrial training) in the second semester.

The students enrolled in this programme will study the basics of electrical and electronics, design circuits for industrial and house wiring. They shall install electrical components and the appliances based on the designed electrical circuits. Also the training will involve finding faults in the electrical circuit and troubleshoot electrical power systems.

The programme will also familiarise the students with electrical devices, types of wires, various tools and electrical machines such as transformers, motors and generators. The student graduates will be able to work in the various fields of electrical industry such as field service technician, maintenance electrician, quality assurance technician in electrical manufacturing industry, power Plant etc. They can also be self-employed.

Programme details: The programme consists of core modules as listed below. The number at the end of the module in parenthesis indicates the credit load of the module. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning (guided, in-class and independent combined); therefore a 10-credit module requires on average 100 hours of learning from the student.

Core modules:

Recommended full-time study path: 1 year

Year Sem Module Credits
Year 1 Sem 1 E3-BPS-15 Basic Professional skills 20
E3-EET-15 Electrical and electronics theory 40
Sem 2 E3-EIM-15 Practice of Electrical Installation and maintenance 30
E3-ITR-15 Industrial Training 30
 
 

Admission Criteria

Junior Secondary school leaving certificate such as JCE or equivalent. Mature Age entry criteria: Candidates above 20 years with at least 5 years of work experience, of which at least 2 years must be at Level 2 equivalent may be considered under mature entry criteria