Electrical technology

Introduction

This course is intended as a prelude to more advanced studies by means of which students can acquire a thorough all-round knowledge of electrical technology. The course is diverse and comprehensive covering most of the electrical theory that is required for the student to be able to design, repair and build equipment. It equips the student to work independently in a maintenance and construction and electrical installation environment.

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

Technical Mathematics

Mathematics I *

Mechanics *

Strength of Materials *

Electrical Materials *

Basic Electronics *

Electrotechnics *

Electromangnetics *

Signals and Systems *

Electrical Measurements and Instrumentation *

Electrical Power Systems I *

Electrical Power Systems II *

Electrical Machinery *

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + two years tertiary study in the appropriate field.

Award

FACULTY Diploma and Transcript

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