Telecommunications and Systems
New Era College (NEC) has partnered with City & Guilds U.K. to offer the Telecommunication Systems (TCS) Programme.
A technology driven industry, Telecommunication Systems is progressing with cutting-edge developments encouraging globalization. The NEC programme on TCS is designed to keep you up-to-date with technological developments and global trends.
With an Advanced Diploma in Telecommunication Systems the graduate will:
- Understand international nature of the knowledge and skill activities needed for different countries and cultures
- With practical training and internship be marketable in the global industry
Career opportunities in this field include, Aircraft and Electronic Industries; Fixed & Mobile Telephone Networks;, Software Engineering;: Military, Naval & Police Communication Systems; Computer Networking; Radio Systems; Broadcasting Services TV & Radio and Security Systems to name a few.
Technician Certificate (Duration 1 year)
- Fundamentals of Electronic Communication 1
- Communication Systems & Digital Networks 1
- Telecommunication practice 1
Technician Diploma (Duration 1 year)
- Fundamentals of Electronic Communication 2
- Communication Systems & Digital Networks 2
- Fundamentals of Electronic Communication 3
- Communications Systems & Digital Networks 3
- Telecommunication Systems Practice 2/3
Options (Any 1 module from)
- Radio Systems and Radio Systems Practice
- Programming Principles and Programming Principles Practice
Optional module only (for additional skill but not compulsory)
- Advanced Mathematics
Technician Advanced Diploma (Duration 1 year)
- Telecommunications Project Practical Assignment: Analysis and solution for a corporate scenario
- Advanced Telecommunication Systems
- Advanced Radio Systems
- Advanced Radio Systems Practice Practical Assignment: Examination of 2.5G and 3G telecommunications systems
- Software Engineering
- Software Engineering Practice Practical Assignment: Software Engineering
- Advanced Mathematics 2
Under the Faculty of Engineering, the NEC programme on Telecommunication Systems (TCS) is regulated by Human Resource Development Council Botswana and City & Guilds United Kingdom. City & Guilds programmes are accredited by UK bodies such as the Qualification Curriculum Authority.
Graduates holding Advanced Diplomas in Telecommunication Systems have the option to enter universities in Botswana & the UK at final year for a top up degree programme.
E-Skills U.K., the industry representative body responsible for addressing the needs of IT & Telecommunication systems benchmarked the City & Guilds award in Telecommunication Systems against occupational standards for the UK Telecomm Industry.