Instructors  - N4 - N6 Profiles

Studied Light Current Electrical Engineering at Wits Technikon and completed T4 National Diploma for Technicians in 1984.
Started in the electronics industry working with hospital nurse call systems and video equipment for the introduction of SABC2 and SABC3 as well as a broadcasting station for Namibia TV.
This was followed by a period in an electronics department within the S.A.D.F repairing digital frequency control equipment for 2-way radios.

Back in the commercial world, the next field...

Dr Du Plooy has been teaching private lessons in Mathematics and Physical Science at all levels to private students since 1996 on a continuous basis at a rate of up to 20 lessons per week.

From 1966-1975, he worked as a Production Technician, Production Officer in the Gold, Platinum and Copper Mining industry.

Duties included ore beneficiation to extract minerals like Gold, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Sulphur etc. and the control and training of the personnel involved as well as the development...

After being selected as apprentice of the year Dr Bothma qualified as an Instrument Technician in 1981.

In 1983 he started a career in Vocational Education, Training and Development where he was also appointed as National Examiner for Engineering Programmes and Courses. He evaluated students at National Technical Certificate Levels 5 and 6 for a period of 13 years. He is an author of various textbooks and correspondence courses for Technical Colleges. Dr Piet is actively involved with...

Gerrit started as an apprentice wireman and has been working in the electricity reticulation and distribution business for the past 44 yrs.


During this period he has lectured at Johannesburg Technical College for over 12 years.

Started as a junior lecturer and working up to Head of the Electrical Engineering Department. 

During his tenure at Johannesburg Technical College he was involved in:

  • Managing the Electrical Engineering division that includes Electrical Heavy...

Francois Smit is a senior lecturer at the Westcol College, where his main duties are lecturing, setting of the time table rosters and class registers for the other lecturers. He developed a program for keeping record of absenteeism and assessment marks to make paper work much simpler.

He was born in 1960 and matriculated in 1978 from where he qualified as an aircraft- electrical technician at Jan Smuts Airport in 1983 and serviced 737’s and 747’s Boeings. This included two years of air...

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