oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Want more from technicians? Then GIVE our students a CHANCE! : opinion

Volume 19, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The continuing debate on what the ratio of engineers to technicians should be, strongly suggests that our industry needs technicians. Yet, when students search for experiential training opportunities, it would seem that the ratio should be 1:0! Not a day goes by without me receiving a desperate e-mail or call from one or more National Diploma students looking for that one year in industry that is required to complete their qualification.

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