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2 Year Diploma: NQF 5 (240 credits) SAQA ID 36126

Highveld Campus

More About Computer Technology

The Computer Technology programme will prepare students to excel in the IT industry by covering the needed skills in a theory and practical syllabus. This programme are further developed to improve critical thinking and as such incorporate a variety of instructional techniques that are used to assist in learning and to assess our students’ progress.

Note: CA undertakes to assist students, with a pass rate of 70% or better, to prepare for the international examination(s) in relevant module(s) with a registered examination centre. CA will provide extra classes as needed but the cost of the examination(s) remains the student's responsibility.


Year 1
  • Information Systems
  • Systems Technology
  • Systems Security
  • Enterprise Communication Structures
  • Enterprise Organisations
  • Networking
  • PC Support Technician (including Linux)
  • PC Fundamentals
Year 2
  • Enterprise Systems Analysis
  • Enterprise Systems Design
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Database Design, Development and Administration
  • Systems Engineering
  • Managing Enterprise Projects
  • Systems Security

Entrance Requirements

Narional Senior Certificate (Gr 12) or equivalent qualification with admission to diploma studies.

Minimum of 30% in English

Minimum achievement of 3 (40%-49%) in four subjects

Recommended: Computer Literacy and Mathematics / Mathematical Literacy

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Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

During the course of the year, site visits are planned to a few companies, including but not limited to:

  • CSIR
  • T-Systems
  • Gijima

Career Opportunities

  • IT Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Technician



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