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You can now obtain your National Certificate in Electrical Engineering N1 in 2021 through distance. The certificate is offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the quality assurer is Umalusi. The National Certificate is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) under NQF Level 1. The Electrical Engineering N1 certificate can be obtained from three to four months.

Read more on National Certificates N1-N3 and their qualification frameworks

Three fields of electrical engineering N1

Electrical Engineering N1 is divided into three fields of study which are:

Read more: Fitter and Turner N1 Certificate

Requirements for Electrical Engineering N1 in 2021 through distance learning

In order to qualify for the course you need to have the follwing:

Grade 9 or Grade 10 (with Mathematics, Science) or an equivalent qualification

What does distance learning entail?

With distance learning we support students through the following:

  • Study material which comprises of your textbooks
  • Previous question papers with answers for revision
  • Online classes for selected subjects
  • Assignments for the student term mark

Read more: Electrical Engineering N2 Certificate

Registration times and exam times

There are three registration and exam times throughout the year for Electrical Engineering N1 in 2021 through distance learning

These are grouped as follows

  • For March/April exams, the registration times are in January
  • For July/August exams the registration times are in May
  • For November exams the registration times are in August

At times the registration times overlaps into other months however you can get more current information on the college by contacting us here:

Awarding of certificate for Electrical Engineering N1

The student needs to pass four relevant subjects under N1 in order to be awarded a certificate. The national certificate is called: Certificate of Achievement N1: Engineering Studies

Example of Electrical Engineering N1 Certificate

Fitter and Turner N1 in 2021
Electrical Engineering N1 Certificate

The image above shows a sample certificate for electrical engineering under heavy current awarded to a student after completion of their studies.

Read more: For more information on pass mark and the grading of passes read here

Why register with Ekurhuleni Technical College

With Ekurhuleni Technical College students are supported all the way. The college goes out of its way to ensure students achieve what they registered for. Our mantra is to ‘help you no matter what! It is a big responsibility however our students comes first. The students who struggle passing all the subjects first time are supported further through re-writes until they pass their outstanding subjects. The students are not made to pay high fees again upon failing however only re-write fees are payed to cover for their admin fees. Students only pay minimal cost further.

The online classes also help students to access material online to help them prepare for their final exams. This helps student to be more ready prepared for the final exams minimizing failure rates.

What to do next

Consider registering with Ekurhuleni Technical College to begin your studies today. Let us help you. For more information on fees, registration, requirements and any other info click on the button below.  Register for Electrical Engineering N1

More resources for further reading

Online mathematics N1-N3 Studies

Mathematics N1-N3 Textbooks

Technical Subjects N1-N3 Phasing Out