Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Information Technology and Computer Science in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Information Technology and Computer Science(Information Technology and Computer Science)
  • Major Subject: Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Information Technology and Computer Science

  •  Orbit TVET College, Rustenburg  
    1. Level 2
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year-end report for Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 Certificate
    -An NQF Level 1 Qualification
    -A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessments for NQF Level 2
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Electronics
    -Introduction to Systems Development
    -Introduction to Information Systems
    -Multimedia Basics

    2. Level 3
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Information Technology & Computer Science/ ICT NQF Level 2

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Computer Hardware and Software
    -Principles of Computer Programming
    -Multimedia Content

    3. Level 4
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Information Technology & Computer Science/ ICT NQF Level 3

    Subjects:
    -English 1st Additional Language
    -Mathematics
    -Life Orientation
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Data Communication & Networking
    -Computer Programming
    -Multimedia Services
  •  Port Elizabeth Technical and Vocational Education and Training(TVET) College, Port Elizabeth   
    Course content

    (i) Data communication and networking

    (ii) System analysis and design

    (iii) Computer programming

    (iv) Contact centre operations

    (v) Electronics

    (vi) Introduction to system development

    (vii) Introduction to information system

    (viii) Computer hardware and software

    (ix) Principles of computer programming



    Course requirements

    (i) Mathematics is compulsory.

    (ii) Learners, who had Mathematical Literacy at school and achieved an 80% result, will be considered.


    (iii) Students with Grade 12 (passed or failed), or equivalent are the preferred applicants.

    (iv) Where students have passed Grade 9, Grade 10 and Grade 11 they may be considered subject to the results of a competency test.

    (v) In Engineering, students who do not pass the competency test will be referred to the extended programme.



    Course duration: 3 years


    Mode of study: full time
  •  Elangeni TVET College, KwaZulu - Natal  
    Duration: 3 years (1 year per level)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • A year end school report for Grade 9 (pass) or higher;
    • or an NQF Level 1 Qualification;
    • or an abridged programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2;
    • or A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements.

    Subjects:
    1. Level 2
    -Introduction to Information Systems
    -Introduction to Systems Development
    -Electronics
    -Entrepreneurship (Mpumalanga) OR
    -Digital Electronics (Pinetown)
    -Engineering Fundamentals (KwaMashu)
    2. Level 3
    -Systems Analysis & Design
    -Computer Hardware & Software
    -Principles of Computer Programming
    -Project Management (Pinetown & Mpumalanga) OR
    -Engineering Practice & Maintenance (KwaMashu)
    3. Level 4
    -Systems Analysis & Design
    -Data Communication & Networking
    -Computer Programming
    -Project Management (Pinetown & Mpumalanga) OR
    -Engineering Processes (KwaMashu)
  •  Mnambithi TVET College, Ladysmith  
    Duration: 3 Years (1 year per level)

    Minimum entry requirement:
    • A year-end report for Grade 9 or higher or An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
    • An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 or
    • A Recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basis requirements for access to NQF Level 2
    • Attach two(2) certified copies of parent's ID

    Subjects:
    1. Level 2
    • Information Systems
    • Systems Development and Computer Programming
    • Computer Hardware & Software
    • Systems Analysis and Design
    2. Level 3
    • Systems Analysis and Design
    • Computer Hardware and Software
    • Principles of Computer Programming
    • Contact Centre Operations
    3. Level 4
    • Systems Analysis & Design
    • Data Communication & Networking
    • Computer Programming
    • Contact Centre Operations
  •  Ekurhuleni West TVET College, Germiston  
    National Vocational Certificate in Information Technology and Computer Science

    Course entry requirements
    -NQF Level 2: Grade 9 or higher/ NQF Level 1
    -NQF Levels 3 and 4: Competency in learning out comes at
    -NQF Level 3/4 of the same subfield/programme.
    -A total of 7 subjects: 3 fundamental and 4 vocational

    Compulsory fundamental subjects
    -English First Additional Language, Mathematics and Life Orientation


    Course duration: 1 year

    Vocational subjects
    -Project Management (Optional)
    -Data Communication and Networking
    -Physical Science (Optional)
    -Introduction to Information Systems
    -Introduction to Systems Development
    -Electronics
    -Entrepreneurship (Optional)
    -Computer Hardware and Software
    -Principles of Computer Programming
    -Computer Programming
    -Systems Analysis and Design
  •  UMfolozi TVET College, KwaZulu - Natal  
    Level 2,3,4
    Minimum entry requirements:
    -A year-end school report for Grade 10, 11 or 12; or
    -An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2.

    Subjects:
    1. Level 2
    -Information Systems
    -Information Systems
    -Systems Development and Computer Programming
    -Computer Hardware & Software
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    2. Level 3
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Systems Analysis and Design
    -Computer Hardware and Software
    -Principles of computer programming
    -Contact Centre Operations
    3. Level 4
    -Systems Analysis & Design
    -Systems Analysis & Design
    -Data Communication &Networking
    -Computer Programming
    -Contact Centre Operations
  •  Nkangala TVET College, Witbank  

    NATIONAL CERTIFICATE (VOCATIONAL)
    -National Certificate in Information Technology and Computer Science

    Entry requirements:
    -A year end school report for grade 9, 10, 11 or 12 certificate; or
    -An NQF Level 1 qualification; or
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2; or
    -A Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

    Duration:
    -This is a full year programme at each of the NQF levels of study. A student is issued with a certificate on the successful completion of each level of study, that is Level 2, Level 3 and level 4.
  •  Coastal KZN TVET College, Durban   
    Entry requirements: Grade 9 or Higher



    Course duration: 1 year for each level


    Mode of study: full time



    Course content

    (i) Communication (Language)

    (ii) Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy

    (iii) Life Orientation

    (iv) Introduction to Information Systems

    (v) Electronics

    (vi) Introduction to Systems Development

    (vii) Entrepreneurship

    (viii) Systems Analysis and Design

    (ix) Computer Hardware and Software

    (x) Principles of Computer Programming

    (xi) Project Management
  •  Buffalo City Public TVET College, East London  
    Duration: 1 year per level

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -A year end school report for Grade 9, 10, 11 or 12, or
    -An NQF Level 1 qualification, or
    -An approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 , or
    -A Recognition of Prior Learning (RLP) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.

    Subjects:
    -Information Systems
    -Systems Development
    -Electronic
    -Contact Centre Operations
    -Computer Programming
    -Data Communication and Networking
    -Computer Hardware and Software
  •  False Bay TVET College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -At Level 2 on the NQF is a Grade 9 Certificate or Level 1 equivalent.

    Subjects:
    -Introduction to Information Systems (Level 2)
    -Electronics (Level 2)
    -Introduction to Systems Development (Level 2)
    -Systems Analysis and Design (Levels 3,4 )
    -Computer hardware and Software (Level 3)
    -Principles of Computer Programming (Level 3)
    -Data Communication and Networking (Level 4)
    -Computer Programming (Level 4)
    -Multi media (Level 2, Level 3, Level 4)
  •  Sekhukhune TVET College, Sekhukhune  
    National Certificate Vocational: Information Technology and Computer Science

    Admission criteria
    (i) Level 2
    -Gr 11 report with Maths

    (ii) Level 3
    -Passed Level 2 (At least 5 subjects – must enroll for supplementary)
    -Students can only enroll for 7 subjects in a year

    (iii) Level 4
    -Passed Level 2 in all 7 subjects
    -Passed Level 3 (At least 5 subjects – must enroll for supplementary)
  •  Mbowa College, Johannesburg  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Grade 9 Certificate or equivalent qualification

    Course Overview:
    -Introduction to Information Systems
    -Electronics
    -Introduction to Systems Development
    -Office Data Processing
    -Multimedia Basics
    -Systems Analysis & Design
    -Computer Hardware & Software
    -Principles of Computer Programming
    -Data Communications & Networking
    -Computer Programming
  •  Mopani South TVET College, Namakgale  
    National Certificate Vocational: Information Technology and Computer Science

    Admission criteria
    -Applicants must have passed Grade 9 or higher, or have an NQF Level 1/ABET Level 4 qualification, or an approved bridging programme designed for the specific purpose to access NQF Level 2 or a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to meet the basic requirements for access to NQF Level 2.
  •  Capricorn College For TVET, Polokwane  
    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

    -Computer Programming
    -Information Technology Management
    -Computer Systems Engineering
    -Data Processing

    CURRICULUM:

    -Language Introduction to Information Systems
    -Mathematics Introduction to System Development
    -Life Orientation Electronics
    -Electronic Control & Digital Electronics
  •  Bolton College, Free State  

    -This course runs from Level 2-4

    Requirements:
    -Grade 9 certificate with mathematics and physical sciences.
    -Students joining for level 3 should have level 2 certificate well completed and passed and same applies to level 4.

    Mode of study: Full or part time




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