CUT Higher Certificate: Renewable Energy Technologies Course

CUT Higher Certificate: Renewable Energy Technologies Course

Qualification & Code

HIGHER CERTIFICATE: RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES (IEHCRE)
  • Campus

Bloemfontein

  • Duration of Programme

1 Year

  • Enrolment Option(s)

Semester 1

  • SAQA Credits

120

  • NQF Level

5

  • Admission Requirements

See below: Additional Admission Requirements

  • Selection and/ or interview

Selection

Additional Admission Requirements

For candidates who matriculated in 2007 or before:

In addition to the CUT general admission requirements, a Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum of 50% on Standard Grade or 40% on Higher Grade in both Mathematics and Physical Science is required.

For candidates who completed the NSC in 2008 and thereafter:

In addition to the CUT general admission requirements, a Senior Certificate with a minimum score of 27 on the CUT scoring scale, plus a minimum mark of 50% (level 4) in both Mathematics and Physical Science, is required.

Applicants in possession of the National Certificate Vocational (NCV) will be selected according to the selection requirements as approved by the senate.

Career Opportunities

The purpose of this qualification is to educate and train the renewable technician to have the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to be able to work in the renewable energy field in South Africa. Learners who complete this qualification will be competent and responsible auxiliaries in the implementation of renewable energy technologies (RET). They will be able to assist technologists and engineers in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of RET systems.

1ST  YEAR

 

SEMESTER 1                                                                           INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

DLC5011                                                                                                   Digital Literacy

LCS5011                                                                                       Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

WIS5011                                                                                                       Mathematics IA

EEN5011                                                                                             Electrical Engineering I

PPE5011                                                                                             Applied Physics of Energy Conversion

CMC11AI                                                                                                       Management (Civil) I

LES5011                                                                                                      Solar Energy Systems I

 

# Elective subjects: students are required to choose one elective per semester.
* Year subject.

 

SEMESTER 2                                                                          INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

 

LCS5012                                                                      Academic Literacy and Communication Studies

HPP5012                                                                                           Health and Safety: Principles and Practice

EIP5012                                                                                           Electrical Installation Practice

PGS5012                                                                                             Power Generation and Storage

LES5022                                                                                           Solar Energy Systems II

LWG5012                                                                                             Small Wind Generation

WIS5012                                                                                                   Mathematics IB