National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development (NQF 5)

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No. 48872 • NQF5 • 131 Credits • 1

The purpose of this qualification is to enhance readiness and provide entry into the areas of Systems Development at NQF 5. It prepares learners for entry into the workplace or as an undergraduate study in System Development areas covered, providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further studies.

National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development (NQF 5) - Module Breakdown

Credits
Personal Development 31
Database Design, Implementation and Development 22
Computer Programming, Development & Problem Solving Vol 1 23
Database Design, Implementation and Development Vol 2 24
Gathering Techniques for Computer Systems Development 32
Computer Programming, Development & Problem Solving 15
Programming: Web Design 34

• Use a logical methodology to troubleshoot the common types of hardware and software problems typically encountered in the day-to-day operations of a department in an organisation
• Understand the role of technology in the business context
• Demonstrate basic application support skills
• Demonstrate operating system support skills
• Demonstrate network support skills
• Relate business problems and information technology solutions
• Demonstrate appropriate technical reporting skills
• Demonstrate appropriate customer care in the context of IT support
• Function appropriately in a change management process within a support team
• Demonstrate hardware support skills for server computers
• Demonstrate an understanding of Systems Support contextualised within a selected work area

Career Pathways for this course?

  • Computer Programmer
  • Project Planner
  • Data Capturer
  • Lab Assistant
  • Junior Programmer
  • Systems Development Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Data Centre Adminstrator
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