GOAL AND OBJECTIVES
The programme is designed to produce electrical engineering technicians for the following industries; manufacturing, assembling, servicing, power generation, transmission distribution and utilisation, telecommunications and other related industries. More specifically, diplomats of the programme should be able to:
Construct simple electrical and electronic circuits when necessary for use in modification or as a part of a system;
Assemble, install and test-run simple electrical and electronic equipment;
Carry out both preventive and corrective maintenance on simple electronic/electrical installation, equipment and appliances;
Select and use appropriate instruments to carry out simple tests and measurement on all types of electrical and electronic installation and equipment under various operating conditions.
Operate relevant equipment and installations whenever required;
Prepare simple bills of quantities and specifications related to electrical/electronic engineering works;
Coordinate and supervise craftsmen in activities related to electrical/electronic engineering services
Maintain a personal logbook to record his daily and weekly activities for each semester.
The entry requirements for National Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology are:
Four credit level passes at senior school certificate examination (SSCE) or its equivalent at not more than TWO sittings. The four subjects must include Mathematics, Physics and any TWO other science subjects. At least a pass in English Language is required.
The National Technician Certificate (NTC) in electrical trade with credit passes in Mathematics, Physics and ONE other subject. Also a pass in English Language is mandatory.
Four credit passes in an NBTE recognised preliminary ND course offered in a polytechnics or similar post secondary technical institution. The credit passes must include Mathematics, Physics any TWO science subjects. Candidates must in addition obtain at least a pass in English language.