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Type of Programme: National Certificate (NQF5)

Career Opportunities:

  • Systems Developer
  • Programmer
  • Web Developer
Duration: 12 Months
Accreditation: MICT SETA
SAQA ID: 48872 Enquire Register
Course Description:

The purpose of this qualification is to enhance readiness and provide entry into the areas of Systems Development at NQF level 5. It prepares learners for entry into the workplace or as undergraduate study in the Systems Development areas covered, providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further study in the fields of Information Technology and Computer Sciences at Higher Education level.

The qualification is addressing the need in the workplace for nationally recognised qualifications, based on unit standards, that will allow people with workplace experience in the Systems Development areas covered, to request assessments and get recognition for prior learning.

A qualifying learner will be able to communicate effectively with fellow IT staff & users of information technology, understanding the role of technology in a business context and to be able to address business problems with appropriate information technology solutions. Learners will be able to apply the principles of creating computer software by carrying out, under limited supervision, a task of reasonable size to demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge, techniques & skills needed in one or more area of majoring/specialisation that the qualification offers

Admission Requirements:
  • English Language at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
Course Outline:
  • Personal Development
  • Database Design, Implementation & Development
  • Computer Programming
  • Development and Problem Solving
  • Programming & the World Wide Web
  • Gathering Techniques for Computer Systemens Development


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