Section 28 Electrical Training


apprenticeIts important for companies to train staff, this will improve productivity and workmanship.

Apprentice Electrical Method:

Industrial training centre has a professional team that will assist and train according to companies needs and requirements. The training centre is well equipped to train Apprentices according to the Merseta schedules.

Apprentice Electrical Evaluation:

An evaluation report will be given to companies on the outcome of the training, at the end of the training programme . Companies will also have a clear indication if candidates are coping with the programme or not.

Training Courses

Electrical Training CourseSection 28Engineering SkillsCustomized Training
TRADE TEST: Duration: 2 days

ASSESSMENT: Assessments are offered at various levels of learner development, including pre-trade test assessment.

Electrical Phase 1
Duration: 12 weeks
Course Content:

  • Induction
  • Materials
  • Drawings and Sketches
  • Safety
  • Hand Tools
  • Workshop Tools
  • Marking Off
  • Hand skills
  • Wiring
Electrical Phase 2
Duration: 10 weeks
Course Content:

  • Arc Welding
  • Gas Welding
  • Gas Cutting and Heating
  • Basic Lifting Techniques
  • Soft Solder
  • Conductors
  • AC Machines
  • DC Machines
  • Electronics
Electrical Phase 3
Duration: 10 weeks
Course Content:

  • Conductors
  • Cables
  • Installations
  • Electrical Measurement Instruments
  • Electrical Testing Instruments
  • Fault Finding
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Electronics
Section 28 / Trade Test Brush Up: This course is offered part time on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) as well as Monday –Friday full time.

Duration: Depends on outcome of pre-assessment

Course content:

  • Hand Skills
  • Cable Jointing
  • Motor Testing
  • Single Phase Domestic Testing
  • Relay Switching
  • 3Phase Motor starter Wiring
  • 1 Single Phase Motor starter wiring
  • Wire Star Delta Motor starter
  • Wire Sequence starts starter
  • Wire Auto Transformer motor starter
  • Wire Slip Ring motor starter
  • Wire Dual Speed starter
  • Wire CT PT Panel
  • Wire KWh Meters
  • Transformer Circuits
  • Load Balancing
Introduction to Engineering Skills – Module 1 to 8

These courses are aimed at handymen/artisan assistants, operators or any persons who wish to develop their basic engineering skills. All courses are offered as 5 day modules and learners/companies can choose which modules they would like to attend. Theoretical and practical components of the tasks are covered during instruction and learners will be required to do a practical and theoretical assessment of all tasks.

Duration: Modules are set at 5 days and the total duration depends on number of modules covered.
Course Content:

Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 1 - Handskills
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Measuring (Tape Measure, Steel Rule & Vernier) 1 Day
Marking Off 1 Day
Filing 2 Day
Hacksawing 1 Day
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 2 – Work Shop Tools
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Drilling (Pedestal Drill) 1 Day
Tapping & Threading (by Hand) 1 Day
Grinding (Pedestal Grinders) 1 Day
Use Presses (Hand & Hydraulic) 1 Day
Operate a Bandsaw 1 Day
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 3 – Power Tools
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Use a Hand Operated Drill 1 Day
Use a Hand Operated Jig Saw 1 Day
Use an angle grinder 2 Day
Use pneumatic Power Tools 1 Day
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 4 – Alignment of pumps DTI
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Stripping, Cleaning & Assembly of Components 3 Days
Gaskets & Seals 2 Days
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 5 – Fluid Systems
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Fit & Remove Bearings 3 Days
Lubrication 2 Days
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 6 – Gearbox
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Fit & Remove V-Belts & Pulleys 1 Day
Align V-Belts & Pulleys 1 & 1/2 Days
Fit & Remove Sprockets & Chains 1 Day
Align Sprockets & Chains 1 & 1/2 Days
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 7 – V-Belt & Chain Drives
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Fit & Remove Couplings 2 Days
Align Couplings 3 Days
Introduction to Engineering Skills Module 8 – Arc Welding
Course Duration: 5 Days

Module Duration
Arc Welding 5 Days
Courses can be tailor made to suit companies’ needs, including “on-site” training. Cost and duration will depend on number of learners, level of training and number of modules selected.
Please contact the training centre for more details regarding these courses.

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