Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing)

Programme overview:

Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing) next start date Next start date: 6 October 2022
27 February 2023
15 May 2023
26 July 2023
10 October 2023
21 February 2024
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing) duration Duration:
Minimum: 1 year full time and 2.5 years part-time.
Maximum: 3 years (full-time) and 5 years (part-time)
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing) support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Technology | Higher Certificate

The fourth industrial revolution also referred to as industry 4.0 is a new phase in the industrial revolution that also focuses heavily on Cloud Computing. It is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet. Cloud Computing is a type of computing that relies on shared computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications.

The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing) is a career-focused qualification that is intensive but also broad. It provides you with the fundamental and technical knowledge as well as the applicable skill set in Computer Hardware, Networking Technologies, IT Virtualization, Security, Cloud Concepts, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Core Services, AWS Security, AWS Architecting, and AWS Technical Support Plans
and Costs.

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Entry requirements
• National Senior Certificate (NSC) with diploma or Higher Certificate entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification or international school-leaving certificate on an NSC level (NQF 4) confirmed by SAQA.
Or
• National Certificate (Vocational) level four issued by the Council of General, Further Education, and Training.
And
• You must have obtained the required results in the Placement Assessment
Pricing
Price: From R38 000 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.
Programme accreditation
• Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE)
• South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)
Possible career options
The career choices for you as a Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Cloud Computing) graduate include junior positions in:
• A+ Preparation
• Support Specialist, Desktop Support Analyst
• Help Desk Technician, Computer Technician
• Network+ Preparation
• Network Administration, Network Analyst
• Network Support Specialist
• Systems Administrator
• Security+ Preparation
• IT Auditor, Security Specialist
• Security Engineer, Security Administrator
• AWS Core Services, Cloud Systems Administration
• Cloud Network Administration, AWS Security
• AWS Architecting, AWS Technical Support Planning
This qualification is offered at the following campuses
Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark
Qualification structure