Prospective ParentsGeorge Campbell School of Technology is one of the main technology high schools in Durban and is able to cater for approximately 1 000 learners. Read more
WorkshopsEach technology subject has three electives (areas of specialization). Learners would need to select one elective within their chosen subject. Read More
Job PlacementDue to the nature of the courses offered at George Campbell, we have close ties with Industry. The school has an active Job Placement Programme which assists our graduates to obtain learnerships and apprenticeships. Companies contact us and we supply them with CV’s of appropriate candidates. We help the learners to prepare their CV’s, go for work experience at these companies and to prepare them for the interviews. Read More
Past PupilsOne of our primary objectives of maintaining a past learner data base is to maintain a close relationship between the School and past learners and for past learners to keep in touch with their school chums. Read More
Each technology subject has three electives (areas of specialisation). Learners would need to select one elective within their chosen subject.
The selection of the technology subject is made at the end of Grade 9 on the basis of the learner’s achievement in Mathematics, Natural Science and Technology. The technological subjects each have limits imposed on numbers by factors such as safety and the number of work stations available.
George Campbell School of Technology offers a specialised academic education in which learners follow a technologically-based course. All learners are offered a subject package that can lead to admission to a university, a university of technology, FET colleges or any other form of post-school training.
Civil services can be construed as plumbing, which focuses on the supply of cold and hot water supplies to a building, and the installation of a sewerage system enabling soiled waste water and storm water removal from a site.
Electrical systems refer to applications of electricity where heavy current from mains supply is used in a number of applications.
Automotive encompasses petrol- and diesel-driven vehicles, motor cycles, lawnmowers and tractor mechanics.
Construction focuses on the development of concrete and brick structures in the built environment
Electronics, as a specialisation in Electrical Technology, introduces the learner to analogue electronics, utilising mainly light current applications.
Fitting and Machining
Fitting and Machining includes turning, milling, cutting, shaping, fitting of keys, couplings, bushes, shafts and bearings.
Woodworking works hand-in-hand with construction. It focuses on structures such as roof trusses, windows, doors and any part of a building that is made of timber.
A learner taking Digital Electronics will have a strong interest in computers, programmable ICs, Boolean algebra, micro-controllers, system control, processors and programming.
Welding and Metalwork
Welding and Metalwork includes welding (gas, electric, MIG/MAGS). developments, working with sheet metal and the manufacturing of structures.