National Certificate in Electrical Installation Systems and Maintenance
The development of this curriculum started with a survey of the world of work, which included employers and graduates of technical certificate courses. A report from the survey culminated into the development of a Professional Profile, which includes all jobs and tasks that the graduates of Electrical installation systems and maintenance. This led to the development of all modules in this curriculum.
This curriculum is updated with current labour market demands and it is learner-centred and competence-based. It focuses on core tasks and assignments. It begins with a preparatory assignment and each academic year involves execution of a real life project that makes the technician competent in the trade. It aims at making Technical and Vocational Institutions the Centre of excellence for technical education and skills development in the region, which will result into greater development and industrialization of the country.
National Certificate in Electrical Installation Systems and Maintenance (NCES) (Examined by UBTEB)
Admission requirements: A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the Uganda National Certificate in Electrical Installation Systems and Maintenance (NCES) on meeting any of the following minimum qualifications:
A candidate should have obtained a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 3 credit passes one of which must be in Physics, Biology, or Chemistry and must have passed English and Mathematics.
At least a credit in Uganda Junior Technical Certificate from a recognized institution in any of the fields or any other field as approved by the Selection Committee constituted by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
Duration: 2 years.
The teaching methodologies developed in this if implemented effectively, should be able to produce Electrical craftsmen who are able to: