The aim of Technical Science is to support learners in the three focus areas of Technology. These are Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology  and Civil Technology.

Learners taking Technical Science as subject will be able to integrate scientific knowledge with technology. Technical Science addresses the needs of the industry and promotes skills development in the fields of technology.  This allows learners to have improved access to applied technology courses at Technicons, vocational career paths and entrepreneurial opportunities.


Skills developed in this course include:

  • classifying
  • communicating
  • measuring
  • designing
  • investigating
  • drawing
  • evaluating conclusions
  • formulating models
  • identify and control variables
  • observe and compare
  • interpret
  • predict
  • problem-solving
  • practical applications
  • observing simulations