CUT Diploma in Engineering Technology: Electrical

CUT Diploma in Engineering Technology: Electrical

Qualification & Code
Diploma in Engineering Technology in Electrical EngineeringDP_ELE
CampusDuration of ProgrammeEnrolment Option(s)SAQA CreditsNQF LevelAdmission RequirementsSelection and/ or interview
Bloemfontein

2 Years

280

6

National Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification

Selection

Admission Requirements 

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 and before:

A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a score of 27 or higher on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% on standard grade or 40% on higher grade in English, Physical Sciences and Mathematics.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

A National Senior Certificate with a score of 27 or higher on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum pass mark of 50% (rating 4) in Mathematics, Physical Sciences and English.  Mathematical Literacy will not be accepted.

Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by Senate.

Prerequisites

The student is not permitted to continue with an instructional offering on the subsequent level before successfully completing the preceding level.

See table below.

Remarks

  • The total SAQA credit value of all instructional offerings must add up to 280.
  • The Diploma will be issued upon completion of 280 SAQA credits.
  • At least 70 SAQA credits must be earned in the second-year level instructional offerings.
  • No student will be allowed to graduate without successfully completing the following instructional offerings: Academic Literacy and Communication Studies, Digital Literacy I, Personal Information Management, and Reading Skills.

Two intakes per year, in January and July.  After successful completion of this qualification, the Diploma will be awarded during an official graduation ceremony of CUT.

Students may not simultaneously enrol for subjects spanning more than two academic semesters.  For example: A student may enrol for Semester 2 and Semester 3 subjects simultaneously, but may then not enrol for any Semester 1 and Semester 4 subjects.

Students may not enrol for subjects that involve timetable clashes.

Career Opportunities 

To be added soon.

1ST YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 2

January

July

January

July

ALP115C

ALP125C

Academic Literacy and Personal Competencies

14

BDL11A

BDL11B

Basic Digital Literacy

14

EEN115A

EEN115B

Electrical Engineering I

14

ELE115A

ELE115B

Electronic Fundamentals I

14

MAT115A

MAT115B

Mathematics

14

EDS125B

EDS125A

Digital Systems II

14

EEN125B

EEN125A

Electrical Engineering II

14

ELA125B

ELA125A

Electronic Applications II

14

EPG125B

EPG125A

Programming I

14

MAT126B

MAT126A

Mathematics II

14

Total:

140

 

 

2ND YEAR

INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

SAQA

CREDITS

HEMIS

CREDITS

SEMESTER 3

SEMESTER 4

January

July

January

July

EDS216A

EDS216B

Digital Systems III

14

ELA216A

ELA216B

Electronic Applications III

14

ELM216A

ELM216B

Electrical Machines II

14

ENW216A

ENW216B

Network Systems II

14

MAT216A

MAT216B

Mathematics III

14

ECM226B

ECM226A

Electronic Communication III

14

ECS226B

ECS226A

Control Systems III

14

EDP226B

EDP226A

Design Project III

14

EID226B

EID226A

Industrial Electronics III

14

ENS226B

ENS226A

Energy Systems III

14

Total:

140

 

 

PREREQUISITES
Instructional offeringsCreditsPrerequisite instructional offerings
Control Systems IIIDesign Project IIIDigital Literacy I

Digital Systems II

Digital Systems III

Electronic Application II

Electronic Application III

Electronic Communication III

Electronic Fundamentals I

Electrical Engineering I

Electrical Engineering II

Electrical Machines II

Energy Systems III

Industrial Electronics III

Mathematics I

Mathematics II

Mathematics III

Network Systems II

Programming I

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

14

Mathematics III and Digital Systems IIElectronic Application III and Digital Systems III & Electrical Machines II and Network Systems IIGrade 12Digital Literacy and Electronic Fundamentals I

Digital Systems II

Electronic Fundamentals I and Digital Literacy I

Electronic Application II

Electronic Application III

Grade 12

Grade 12

Electrical Engineering I and Digital Literacy I

Electrical Engineering II

Electrical Engineering II

Electronic Application III and Electrical Machines II

Grade 12

Mathematics I

Mathematics II

Programming I

Digital Literacy I