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National Certificate: Information Technology: System Support

IT Courses

SAQA ID:48573NQF Level:NQF 5
Duration:1 yearClasses:Mon – Fri (12:30 to 4:30)

Is this for me?

It is now time to master skills and specialise in hardware and infrastructure Support for personal computers, data communication and network support, hardware and infrastructure support for office products, with further specialisation(s) into IT support fields.

What do I need to get in?

  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of English at Grade 12 (NQF 4) or equivalent level, AND
  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at Grade 12 (NQF 4) or equivalent level, OR
  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support (SAQA ID: 78964), OR
  • Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Computer Programming (SAQA ID: 73429)

What certification do I get?

After you have successfully completed all modules in the programme you will be awarded a National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Support NQF L5 issued by MICT SETA. There is also the option to take the external international examinations and receive Microsoft Certification.

What modules are covered and how are they assessed?

DescriptionPOEAssessment FormativeAssessment SummativeOptional External Exam
Installing and configuring Windows Server 2012YESYESYESMicrosoft Exam 70-410
Administering Windows Server 2012YESYESYESMicrosoft Exam 70-411
Configuring Advanced Windows server 2012 ServicesYESYESYESMicrosoft Exam 70-412
Designing and Implementing a Server InfrastructureYESYESYESMicrosoft Exam 70-413
Operating System Principles and TechniquesYESYESYESNA
Computer ArchitectureYESYESYESNA
Installation of Local & Networked PeripheralsYESYESYESNA
Administration of Security SystemsYESYESYESNA
Report Writing, Customer Relations, CommunicationYESYESYESNA
Business Principles & the Role of ITYESYESYESNA
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)NANANANA

What opportunities does it open for me?

  • Network Technician
  • System Administrator
  • IT Technician

What are my options if I want to study further after the course?

Where will the classes be held?

The course will be run at our East London Campus at 231 Upper Oxford Street, Southernwood. Off-street parking is available in the evenings



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