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    Home  »  Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    New Era College (NEC) has partnered with City & Guilds U.K. to offer the Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) Programme.

    Engineers have a great demand world over. The programme at NEC is designed to reflect international standards and is structured to have the opportunity to receive remarkable success as a career option.

    With an Advanced Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering the graduate will:

    • Understand International standards
    • Have a keen understanding of the industry from all aspects
    • Evolve, evaluate, reason and making rational decisions and informed choices
    • With practical training and internship be marketable in the global industry

    Career opportunities in this field include Mining, Building Services, Power Stations, Transmitting and Distribution to name a few.

    Technician Certificate (Duration 1 year)

    (Compulsary modules)

    • Engineering Fundamentals 1 - Theory/Practicals
    • Electrical & Electronic Applications - Theory/ Practicals

    Technician Diploma (Duration 1 year)

    (Compulsary modules)

    • Engineering Fundamentals 2
    • Computer Aided Communication
    • Electrical Power / Electronics - Theory/Practicals

    Technician Advanced Diploma (Duration 1 year)

    (Compulsary modules)

    • Advanced Electrical Principles
    • Engineering Project

    Electrical Power Pathway

    Options (Any 1 module from)

    • Distribution & Utilization of Electrical Energy
    • Generation & Supply of Electrical Energy
    • Electrical Plant & Equipment - Theory & Practical


    Electronics Pathway

    Options (Any 1 module from)

    • Control systems and applications
    • Microelectronics circuits and systems

    Full Technological Diploma

    NEC, under the supervision of City & Guilds U.K. will award the Full Technological Diploma (FTD) in Engineering to someone who is at least 21, has at least two years of relevant industrial experience, and has successfully finished the assessments for the Advanced Diploma. They must also send a portfolio of evidence (P.O.E.) to support their application.


    Under the Faculty of Engineering, the NEC programme on Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) 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 Electrical and Electronic Engineering have the option to enter universities in Botswana and the UK at final year for a top up degree programme.