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Installation Technician (Wiremans’ license)

Installation Technician is one of the trades that is controlled by the government under the Department of Labour. The Department stipulates certain requirements a person must fulfill before you can be certified as an Installation Technician or commonly known as a wire mans’ license. We  as Ekurhuleni Tech College will like to help you achieve one of the requirements needed for you to qualify as an Installation Technician (wire mans’ license).

One of the main requirements is for a student to pass a theoretical course called Instillation rules. This exam is given under the Department of Higher Education and Training. The installation exam comprises of two papers which candidates must pass with a minimum of of 50% each.

Requirements to become an Installation Technician

The following are the requirements for one to become an Installation Technician or to obtain a wiremans’ license. These requirements can be found under the website of the Department of Labour. You can download the requirements by clicking here. The following is a summary of what one needs especially with regards to the installation rules course:

Option 1

  • Minimum integrated practical and theoretical experience with EWSETA
  • Pass the subject of installation rules both paper 1 and 2 by a minimum of 50%

Option 2

  • Having passed a trade test as well as N3 Certificate in Mathematics, Engineering Science (Or Industrial Electronics), Electro-Technnology (or Electrical Trade Theory)
  • Pass the subject of installation rules both paper 1 and 2 by a minimum of 50%

Option 3

  • Having a degree or diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Pass the subject of installation rules both paper 1 and 2 by a minimum of 50%

Duration of the course:

Installation rules exams are written three times a year March/April, July/August and November exams.

Study material and tuition

Installation rules is offered mainly on correspondence learning with classes during a three/four day course each trimester. The classes help provide students with more information needed for them to pass the subject and have a thorough understanding of the difficult areas of the modules. Apart from that the student is supplied with the textbook and a booklet of previous question papers with their memos for both papers.

Register Today

Consider registering today with Ekurhuleni Tech College and get your study material for installation rules. If needing more questions do not hesitate to inquire. You can download the registration forms and fees structure below.



Installation Rules Fees 2018-Correspondence ⇓

Registration form-Installation rules-Correspondence ⇓

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