Electrical and Refrigiration

Electrical and Refrigiration
Electrical and Refrigiration

Electrical and Refrigiration

In the Electrical Department we have interesting training programmes such as Electrical Instrumentation, Digital Electronics and Refrigerant Management. These training programs like other programs in our department are on high demand as they are tailored to meet challenges of changing technology.
Our students easily fit in industry on graduation due to the availability of facilities such as well-equipped electronics laboratory, electrical and refrigeration workshops. The students are trained in programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and control systems. We also have the latest Siemens Logo Trainers, and this versatile logo unit can be programmed using a computer or on the logo module itself and it is installed with simulation software which allows trainees to test the functionality of their programes before implementation.
With regard to current environmental issues we are aware that many industries and operators in the formal and informal sectors handle and repair refrigeration equipment which is still using Ozone Depleting Substances. It should be noted that NORTEC is the only centre accredited by Environmental Council of Zambia to conduct training in Refrigerant Management under the auspices of the Environmental Council of Zambia.
The Electrical Department under the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning section, conducts short intensive training programes for Industrial and Informal sector operators, in the management of Refrigeration and Automotive air conditioning systems, to control the use of Ozone Depleting Substances in accordance with regulations No. 27 of 2001 Part II ODS. Regulation 11(2) states that any technician repairing or servicing any technology that contains or uses controlled substances should have a certificate issued by the Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) after undergoing the intensive training, failure to which is liable to prosecution.
It is our policy to offer our students training in entrepreneurship to encourage self-reliance and job creation. We look forward to having you join us.

 

Electrical Diploma

Duration: 3 Years 4 months (7 terms in college,2 terms in industry)

Course Coverage

Workshop Practice, Electrical Machines, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Materials, Electrical Fundamentals, Instrumentation, Control and Protection, Electronics, Supply and Distribution, Project Management and Organisation, Communication Skills, Physics , Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, Fiber Optics, Robotics, and Digital Electronics.

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Mining Industry, Electricity Production and Distribution Companies, City Councils, Food Industry, Government, Utility companies and other institutions.

2. Electrical Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college)

Course coverage

Electrical Technology Theory, Electronics   theory and Lab, Engineering Science, Engineering Mathematics, Instrumentation, Management, Regulations Workshop Technology, Engineering Materials, Machines, Supply, Engineering Drawing, Protection, Entrepreneurship, Communication Skills and Project work and Computer Applications.

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to find careers in Power Generation and Distribution and control systems

3. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college, 2 terms in industry)

Course coverage

Electrical Technology, Refrigeration Technology, Air-conditioning Technology, Electronics, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning controls, Engineering Science, Engineering Mathematics, Management, Workshop Technology, Engineering Materials, Engineering Drawing, Entrepreneurship and Communication Skills and Computer Applications.

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to find careers in mining companies, General hospitals Hospitality industry, Refrigeration contractors and control system.

4. Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Craft

Duration: 2 years (5 terms in college, 1 term in industry)

Course coverage

Electrical Technology, Refrigeration Technology, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning controls, Engineering Science, Trade Mathematics, Workshop Technology, Engineering Drawing, Entrepreneurship and Communication Skills

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Mining Industry, General Hospital, Hospitality Industry, Refrigeration contractors and Control System.

5. Instrumentation Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college)

Course Subjects

Principals of Instrumentation, Electronics theory and Lab, Physics Engineering Mathematics, Air supplies & accessories, Management Workshop Technology, Engineering Materials, Engineering Drawing, Entrepreneurship ,Communication Skills and Project work, Principals of Machine Control.

Employment Prospects

Successful candidates are likely to find careers in Power generation and Distribution, Process Control Systems and Medical Laboratories.

4. Biomedical Technician

Duration: 3 years 3months (5 terms in college, 2 term in industry)

Course coverage

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in General Hospital, Hospitality Industry.