School of Artisan / Skills Training


Electrician: L4

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Electrician and to write their trade test. 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.

Admission requirements

Grade 10 or equivalent

Career opportunities

Electician inspector
Electrical planner
Electrical system design


Awarded on successful completion of this program

SAQA ID: 91761

NQF: Level 4

Credits: 130

Duration: 6 Months


Subjects / Modules
  • Health, Safety, Quality and Legislation, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits.
  • Tools, Equipment and Materials, NQF Level 4, 8 Credits.
  • Electricity and Electronics, NQF Level 4, 13 Credits.
  • Industry Context, NQF Level 3, 2 Credits.
  • Wireways and Wiring, NQF Level 4, 11 Credits.
  • Rotating Electrical Machinery, NQF Level 4, 13 Credits.
  • Electrical Supply Systems and Components, NQF Level 4, 31 Credits.
  • Low Voltage Protection, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits.
  • Fault Finding, NQF Level 4, 3 Credits.

Practical training modules

This programme requires a practical skill module specifications:

  • Use hand and power tools, NQF Level 3, Credits 22.
  • Plan and prepare the process for the wiring, connection, testing, inspecting, commissioning and maintaining electrical installations and control systems, NQF Level 3, 5 Credits.
  • Prepare worksite set up for installing, wiring and connecting electrical equipment and control systems, NQF Level 3, 3 Credits.
  • Install Wireways, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits.
  • Install, wire and connect electrical equipment and control systems, NQF Level 4, Credits 38.
  • Conduct pre-commission inspection (power on and off) fault find and test new and existing installations, NQF Level 4, Credits 5.
  • Carry out commissioning tests, NQF Level 4, Credits 13.
  • Fault find and repair electrical control systems and electrical installations, NQF

    The fees structure

    Registration R1000.00
    Deposit R1500.00
    Monthly Inst R1000.00 * 24 Months
    Total Course fee R31,300.00