Occupational Certificate Electrician NQF 4 – SAQA ID 91761

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Electrician.

 

Electricians plan, prepare install, test, connect, commission, maintain, alter and repair electrical equipment, wiring and control systems and apply the knowledge and skills obtained, in a variety of contexts.

 

A qualified learner will be able to:

  1. Plan and prepare work site, equipment, tools, consumables and materials for electrical activities and operations.
  2. Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems.
  3. Test and inspect electrical equipment, control systems and installations.
  4. Commission control systems and installations.
  5. Maintain and repair electrical equipment, control systems and installations.
TITLE : Occupational Certificate : Electrician
SAQA ID : 91761
ACCREDITING AUTHORITY : QCTO
PROGRAMME DURATION : 3 660 hours of training (30% Theory 70% Work based practical learning)
CREDITS 366

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES:
On completion of this qualification learners are able to:

  1. The ability to plan and prepare work site, equipment, tools, consumables and materials for electrical activities and operations.
  2. The ability to install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems.
  3. The ability to test and inspect electrical equipment, control systems and installations.
  4. The ability to commission control systems and installations.
  5. The ability to maintain and repair electrical equipment, control systems and installations.

TRAINING MODULES

MODULE NUMBER MODULES UNIT STANDARD TITLE NQF LEVEL CREDITS
671101000-KM-01 Knowledge Modules Health, Safety, Quality and Legislation NQF Level 4 5
671101000-KM-02 Knowledge Modules Tools, Equipment and Materials NQF Level 4 8
671101000-KM-03 Knowledge Modules Electricity and electronics NQF Level 4 13
671101000-KM-04 Knowledge Modules Industry Context NQF Level 3 2
671101000-KM-05 Knowledge Modules Wire ways and wiring NQF Level 4 11
671101000-KM-06 Knowledge Modules Rotating electrical machinery NQF Level 4 13
671101000-KM-07 Knowledge Modules Electrical supply systems and components NQF Level 4 31
671101000-KM-08 Knowledge Modules Low Voltage protection NQF Level 4 5
671101000-KM-09 Knowledge Modules Fault Finding NQF Level 4 3
671101000-PS-01 Practical Skills Modules Use hand, power and measuring tools NQF Level 3 28
671101000-PS-02 Practical Skills Modules Plan worksite set up for installing, wiring and
connecting electrical equipment and control systems
NQF Level 3 5
671101000-PS-03 Practical Skills Modules Prepare worksite set up for installing, wiring and
connecting electrical equipment and control systems
NQF Level 3 3
671101000-PS-04 Practical Skills Modules Install wire-ways NQF Level 4 5
671101000-PS-05 Practical Skills Modules Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and
control systems
NQF Level 4 38
671101000-PS-06 Practical Skills Modules Conduct pre-commission inspection(power off) and test new and existing installations NQF Level 4 5
671101000-PS-07 Practical Skills Modules Carry out commissioning tests NQF Level 4 13
671101000-PS-08 Practical Skills Modules Fault find and repair electrical control systems and electrical installations NQF Level 4 22
PRACTICAL COMPONENT
671101000-WM-01 Work Experience Modules Planning and preparation process for the wiring, connection, testing, inspecting, commissioning and maintaining of electrical installations and control systems NQF Level 4 8
67110100-WM-02 Work Experience Modules Processes of installing, wiring and connecting of electrical equiment and control systems NQF Level 4 74
67110100-WM-03 Work Experience Modules Processes of testing and inspecting of electrical equipment, control systems and installations NQF Level 4 15
671101000-WM-04 Work Experience Modules Processes of commissioning electrical installations and control systems NQF Level 4 15
671101000-WM-05 Work Experience Modules Maintenance processes for electrical installations and control systems NQF Level 4 44