– Article updated 28 August 2021 –
Friday 30 July 2021: A career-enhancing academic opportunity for boys entering Grade 10 in 2022: Wynberg Boys’ High School invites applications from enthusiastic, qualifying candidates to enter our Engineering Stream in the new academic year.
Wynberg Boys’ High offers Civil Technology (Construction) and Electrical Technology (Electronics) subjects as part of the CAPS curriculum for Grade 10 through to National Senior Certificate – all within a purpose-built, state-of-the-art new Engineering and Design Faculty headed by specialist educators and mentors.
Applicants must have a minimum average of 65% for Mathematics and English home language in their Grade 9 year, and be prepared to take compulsory subjects of Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering Graphics & Design until the end of their Grade 12 year as part of their subject choice.
Enquiries, with a copy of the applicant’s latest report and a letter of motivation, should be emailed to Mr Stefan Potgieter email@example.com by 27 August 2021.
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What is Engineering Graphics & Design?
Engineering Graphics and Design (EGD) teaches internationally acknowledged principles that have both academic and technical applications. The emphasis in EGD is on teaching specific basic knowledge and various drawing techniques and skills so that the EGD learners will be able to interpret and produce drawings within the contexts of Mechanical Technology, Civil Technology, and Electrical Technology.
EGD course overview:
- General drawing principles for all technological drawings
- Free-hand drawing
- Instrument drawing
- First- and third-angle orthographic projections
- Descriptive and solid geometry
- Mechanical working drawing
- Civil working drawing
- Isometric drawing
- Perspective drawing
- Electrical diagrams
- Interpenetrations and developments
- Loci of helixes, cams, and mechanisms
- The Design Process
- CAD (Computer-Aided Drawing/Design)