Electrical Draughting

This module will enable you to produce electrical working drawings such as: electronic diagrams, wiring of buildings, electrical motors and control devices.

FUNDAMENTAL LEVEL
Gives you a solid foundation

Introduction to Electrical Draughting

  • Purpose of electrical draughting
  • Purpose of SABS and IEC Standards

Principles and Uses of Electricity

  • Basic concepts of electricity
  • Electromagnetism
  • Measuring instruments
  • Electronic devices
  • Electrical quantities, units and unit-symbols

Graphical Symbols and Electrical/Electronic Diagrams

  • Presentation and identification of symbols
  • Types of electrical diagrams
  • Drawing, lettering and cross-referencing of symbols, diagrams and components
  • Stock list of components
  • Elements of a good electrical/electronic diagram

Generation and Distribution of Electricity

  • Principles of AC generation
  • Transformers
  • High-voltage reticulation systems

Electrical Motors and Control Devises

  • DC motors
  • AC motors
  • Motor starters and control devices

Wiring of Premises

  • Relevant SABS regulations
  • Distribution board: single phase and three phase
  • Consumers’ circuits: schematical layout and earthing requirements
  • Circuit breaker ratings, cable sizes and conductor sizes
  • Interior lighting (artificial)
  • Electrical installation symbols on building plans

SPECIALIST LEVEL
Prepares you for an
Eelctrical Drawing Office

Computer Aided Design (CAD)

  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2D Layout and annotation
  • MicroStation 2D Layout and annotation

Distribution Board layout

Natural and artificial lighting

Working with motors

ADVANCED CAD SKILLS
Internationally recognised

STUDENT WORK
A sample of student projects

Project assignments include:

  • Home, Consumer and Substation layouts
  • Plant electrical distribution


COMMENTS4

  1. Hi there Prince,

    Thank you for your enquiry.
    Please note all the information is on our website.

    We currently offer both a full time and part time programme at our campus which is in Cape Town. Full time are daytime classes and Part time are evening classes.

    Kind Regards
    Registrar

  2. Would like to study electrical cad by distance education

  3. ELECTRICAL DRAUGHTING
    Could I please be sent a quote for the course and duration.

    • Hi Chris

      Thank you for your enquiry. I will send the cost details and course information to you straight away.

      Melinda Naidoo


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