There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.

Bill Nye

Electronics Overview

Mr Stephan Pretorius

Electronics is a subject for the student with a strong mathematical aptitude who enjoys turning an idea into reality, starting with a design on paper and figuring out how to bring the project to life. For someone who loves to tinker with electronics and enjoys opening devices to discover how they operate, who is intrigued by technology and its practical integration into everyday life, Electronics is a solid base for a career as an electrical engineer.

Through the integrated completion of theoretical work, practical assessment tasks and simulations, the following skills are developed:

  • Safe work practices;
  • Good housekeeping;
  • First aid practices;
  • Reading and interpreting circuit diagrams from symbols to application;
  • Sourcing components;
  • Constructing circuits;
  • Installation, testing and troubleshooting of circuits;
  • Taking measurements;
  • Workshop practice