National N Certificate: Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

National N Certificate: Heavy Current

  • N1-N2
  • Full Time
  • One Year


Heavy Current engineers are responsible for managing the effective supply and distribution of electricity. Heavy Current technicians act as a support structure to engineers and ensure that any faults with the equipment supplying the electricity are fixed so that the regular supply of electricity is not affected. The role of the Heavy Current technician is to ensure that all equipment is fully functional with regular inspection and maintenance. With the current crisis at Eskom, Electrical Engineers both at entry-level and senior levels are in demand and will suit a person who enjoys problem-solving and working in teams to resolve any technical issues that affect the supply of power.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10, 11 and 12
Mathematics and Physical Science is not a requirement.

Career Fields

Field Service
Certification and Examination Authority

All examinations are administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and IEB.

Study Materials

All textbooks at BTC are free. Simply enquire on registration for more details.

Extra Classes

We offer free Saturday classes, run by qualified lecturers.


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National N1 Certificate: 1st Year 1st Semester Subjects
Mathematics, Engineering Science, Engineering Drawing, FLC Communication
National N2 Certificate 1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects
Mathematics, Engineering Science, Electrical Trade Theory, Industrial Electronics
Further Studies

On successful completion, you will receive an N1, N2 and FLC Communication certificate and can then progress to the N3-N4 qualification.

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