Equipment needed for course

2019-11-12 06:00
Lance Basson busy in the classroom.

Lance Basson busy in the classroom.

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With the necessary equipment, Grade 11 and 12 learners at Athlone High School will be able to learn elementary electronics as part of a practical course.

“The course covers the fundamentals in electronics and applies them through building practical electronic circuits on breadboards. Learners are taught how to identify the different components, discover how they operate and, with that knowledge, they then build electronic circuits,” says Craig Jacobs, a technician who will conduct the course at the school.

Jacobs will provide the training free of charge. The lack of financial income, however, is a challenge which makes it difficult to continue providing training.

“Equipment needed includes digital multi-meters, hot air soldering stations, breadboards and various electronic components such as tweezers, solder and flux.

“The course, elementary and applied digital electronics, will take place on four Saturdays from 09:00 to 13:00,” Jacobs says.

“Learners are taught a skill. Time spent in training will eventually turn into time generating an income.

“I aim to provide an alternative, to hone learners’ skill so that they can make the right choices in life with the knowledge of electronics,” he says.

  • Businesses interested in helping with equipment can contact Jacobs on craig@mustek.co.za or 021 413 3000.

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