Advanced Certificate in Information Technology

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No. 82906 • NQF6 • 130 Credits • 1 Year

The Advanced Certificate in Information Technology is recommended for students who have completed the Higher Certificate in Information Technology and is recommended for students who have completed a similar certificate in IT and have decided to study further at a higher NQF Level. The programme is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be effective professionals in various IT-related roles within businesses, government and community organizations. This includes the usage of IT for organizational productivity. Students will also develop the ability to understand various types of IT communications in organizations. The syllabus allows students to choose specialisations including Systems Development and Technical Support. In addition, students will engage the intellect in advanced concepts in Information Systems, E Commerce, Visual Programming,
Database and Network Technical Support.

• The minimum entry requirement is a Higher Certificate at NQF Level 5 in an associated field.

• Mature Age Exemption for students above the age of 23 as set out in the Higher Education Regulations. or
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Advanced Certificate in Information Technology - Module Breakdown

Semester 1 Credits
IT Project Management 600 15
Programming 611 15
Database Systems 611 10
Business Managment 611 10
Quantitative Techniques 600 15
Semester 2 Credits
Management Information Systems 600 15
Programming 612 15
Database Systems 612 10
Business Management 612 10
Work Integrated Learning 600 15

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