Monday, March 19, 2018

Electrical Technology

Electrical Technology


Electrical Technology focuses on the understanding and application of electronic principles and the technological processes inherent in the production of products , services and systems.



Scope / purpose

Electrical Technology is organized to include :


  • Technology, society and the environment.
  • Technology processes.
  • Safety and health.
  • Tooling and instrumentation.
  • Generation and application of AC and DC currents.
  • Protective and switching devices.
  • Electronic and logic systems.
  • Analogue systems
  • S.A.B.S code of practice 0142 and ISO standards.
  • I.E.C. symbols and S.I units.

Educational and career links:

Electrical Technology provides a sound foundation for further studies in the Electrical Engineering field:

Study at Higher Education and Training institutions

  • Mathematical, physical, electrical and electronic principles.
  • Engineering and technology problem solving.
  • Basic design and graphics.
  • The concepts of electrical, electronic and logic systems.
  • Effective technical, supervisory and general management principles.
  • Language presentation skills including terminology, style, structure and graphic support.
  • knowledge of codes, practice and legislation.

Study at Further Education and training institutions

  • Electical engineer
  • Electronic engineer.
  • Electrical draughtsman.
  • Electrical or electronic technician.
  • Electrical or electronic technologist.
  • Lecturer, Teacher or researcher.

World of work / Entrepreneurship / Hobby

  • Electrician
  • Auto-electrician.
  • Electrical fitter
  • Electronic repairman