As a developing country Rwanda has a huge need for technicians/engineers in different domains to improve the welfare of its population and to sustain the development of its industry. That is particularly true in the domain of electrical technology.
Electrical energy technologies are expected to play an important in Rwandan economy. Thus, the current programme is there to produce competent technicians who are ready to partcipate effectevely in the growth of elecrical energy industry.
As, Rwanda Polytechnic mandate is to produce the needed well trained people in different fields of technology, the current programme fulfils that mandate in the field of Electrical Technology.
2. Expected Learning Outcome
Graduates of Electrical Technology programme are expected to be able to work in various industries operating in electrical engineering and automation. This ranges from high power industries like the national grid’s generation plants, transmission system, substations and distribution system, to manufacturing industries having automatic systems.
Graduates in Electrical Technology Program will be able to start their own enterprises/companies operating in the above-cited areas, and eventually employ many other citizens.
3. Qualifications and Minimum requirements
a. Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Electrical Technology
Candidates qualified for admission shall have an Advanced General or technical Certificate of Secondary Education, with at least two relevant principal passes permitting entry to higher education.
For applicants from advanced General secondary education, we consider those with highest aggregated point from the highlighted two core principal courses.
For applicants from TVET education, some courses like entrepreneurship, Technical Languages and practical exam will not be considered as core modules for admission points.
b. Short term Trainings
Name of the Training
Electrical Domestic Installations
O level Certficate
Electrical Industrial Installations
High School Certificate in any program
4. Covered modules