How To Become Electrician In South Africa

How To Become Electrician In South Africa

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Who is an electrician?

An electrician is a tradesperson specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, transmission lines, stationary machines, and related equipment. Electricians may be employed in the installation of new electrical components or the maintenance and repair of existing electrical infrastructure.

Below are the list of qualification to be an electrician in SA

Step 1: Electricians need to pass NQF levels N1, N2 and N3 for Electrical Engineering

Step 2: Electricians need to obtain a Wireman’s license

Step 3: Electricians need to pass the SANS 10142-1 National Exam

Step 4: Electricians need to register with The Department of Labour (DoL)

You can study at any one of South Africa’s leading universities:

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
  • Tshwane University of Technology.
  • UNISA.
  • Stellenbosch University.
  • University of Pretoria.
  • University of Johannesburg.
  • North West University.
  • University of Cape Town.

What qualifications do I need to be a electrical?

Preconditions for becoming a registered electrician include completing an electrical contractor apprenticeship and passing a Trade Test. There are many TVET Colleges, as well as learnership and apprenticeship programmes, that offer qualifications as an electrician.

What do electricians earn in South Africa?

The average pay for an Electrician is ZAR 287,438 a year and ZAR 138 an hour in South Africa. The average salary range for an Electrician is between ZAR 209,993 and ZAR 356,280. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Electrician.

How many electricians are there in South Africa?

The ECA(SA) has a membership network of around 4500 electrical contractors, which employs around 85% of the workforce employed within the electrical contracting industry.

How much does a master electrician make in South Africa?

Master Electrician Jobs by Salary

Job TitleRangeAverage
Job Title:ElectricianRange:R20k – R502kAverage:R259,615
Master ElectricianRange:R98k – R688kAverage:R372,219
Electrical EngineerRange:R0 – R0 (Estimated *)Average:R700,000
Electrical SuperintendentRange:R0 – R0 (Estimated *)Average:R403,307

Job name
SectorAnnual salary
1Group CFOBanking & Financial ServicesR2 million – R2.6 million
2HR Director/ExecutiveHuman ResourcesR1.8 million – R3.2 million
3Group Treasury ManagerAccounting & FinanceR1.8 million – R2.5 million
4CFO/Financial Director (SME)Accounting & FinanceR1.8 million – R2.4 million
5Group Tax ManagerAccounting & FinanceR1.7 million – R2.2 million
6CA (SA)Accounting & FinanceR1.6 million – R2.2 million
7Private Equity/Corporate FinanceBanking & Financial ServicesR1.5 million – R2 million
8Head of Anti-Money LaunderingBanking & Financial ServicesR1.4 million – R1.8 million
9Finance Director (Large Firm)Accounting & FinanceR1.4 million – R1.7 million
10Head of Internal AuditBanking & Financial ServicesR1.4 million – R2 million
11Relationship Manager/BankerBanking & Financial ServicesR1.3 million – R2 million
12Strategy ConsultantBanking & Financial ServicesR1.3 million – R1.8 million
13HR Manager/ Head of HRHuman ResourcesR1.2 million – R1.8 million