An electrical engineer designs and develops devices and systems that use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Electrical engineering is very different from other engineering types.
Electrical engineers can work in a variety of industries which include research and development industries, engineering services firms, manufacturing, government, and technology.
Requirements to study Electrical Engineering at College:
- Grade 12 with 50% pass in Mathematics and Physical Science
- N3 Pass
Electrical engineers are in demand in South Africa as many companies and big corporations require their skill set. Many universities and colleges offer qualifications in electrical engineering in South Africa.
Here are the colleges in South Africa that offer Electrical Engineering course:
- College SA
- False Bay College TVET
- Northlink College
- Oxbridge Academy
- Boland College
The skills needed to succeed are an eye for detail, critical skills and an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic theory.
These skills will ensure that engineers design and perform specific tasks that meet the requirements of safety and reliability before the process is implemented.