Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering)

Programme overview:

First Intake for 2024 is still accepting late applications until 26th of February.
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Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) next start date Next start date: 26 February 2024
25 March 2024
15 April 2024
6 May 2024
3 June 2024
24 June 2024
15 July 2024
5 August 2024
26 August 2024
23 September 2024
Next New Students Orientation Date:
20 February 2024
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) study mode Campuses:
Bedfordview
Bloemfontein
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Midrand
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay
Potchefstroom
Pretoria
Vanderbijlpark

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) duration Duration:
Minimum: 3 years
Maximum: 5 years
Full-time

Online Programme Management (Part-time)
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) support Support: Fully supported


Programme details:

NQF Level 5 | Technology | Higher Certificate | Degree: Higher Certificate in Information Systems | Saqa Id: 120688

Open the door to the future world of work. The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) is a career-focused qualification that is intensive but also broad. It will develop your programming ability and hardware skills so that you can work in a range of areas in the IT industry.

The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering) provides you with solid theoretical and intensive practical foundation of one programming language and one database language, where the emphasis is on application.

You will develop a balance of software and hardware knowledge as well as extensive technical experience. The core subject areas are Programming Language, Network+, Security+. You also cover topics such as general Computer Literacy, Processing and Logic. Throughout the qualification you will complete technical projects so that you are able to troubleshoot hardware problems.

Our flexible learning structure is designed to fit in with your schedule… not the other way around. We attribute much of the success of our Higher Certificate programmes in Information Systems (IS), to our unique Mastery Learning Methodology (MLM).

This modular self-directed learning approach, gives you the flexibility to start and progress through the programme at a pace that best suits you. This learning methodology, together with our cutting-edge facilities such as computer labs, IS open learning areas, hardware pods and smart pods, will prepare you for the real IT work environment of the future.


More information:

Entry requirements
You need a South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with certificate or diploma entry or an equivalent foreign secondary qualification on an NSC level (NQF 4) confirmed by SAQA.
Or
• If you have an international school-leaving certificate, you need to provide a certificate of exemption issued by Universities South Africa (USAF).
Or
• National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by the Council of General and Further Education and Training.
And
• Obtain the required results in the Placement Assessment
Pricing
Price:
From R45 090 per year (based on full settlement payment option) - excluding hardware/software requirements. Please consult the fee structure for additional information.

Eduvos offers flexible payment options

Programme accreditation
• Accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC) of the Council on Higher Education (CHE).
• Registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Possible career options
Do you love programming  ?-This programme will rapidly develop your skill. 

The career choices for you, as a Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering Development) graduate, include junior positions in:
• Programming
• Network administration
• Database administration
 
 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses


Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), East London, Midrand, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Claremont, Durban, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, East London, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Nelson Mandela Bay, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vanderbijlpark


International students


International students are welcome to apply for this programme.

For international student requirements please kindly check International Students Admissions


Calling all students from Angola, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominica, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Qualification structure
This is an outline of the modules for this qualification per level.

Data for intake starting: 26 February 2024

    Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Engineering)
    Admission Fee (ADMIN3-B00) - Admission Fee
    Network+ (ITVNA0-M00) - Core
    Cloud Foundations (AWS) (ITVWA0-M00) - Core
    Database Management (SQL Server) (elective) (ITSSA0-M00) - Elective Module 1
    Database Management (MySQL) (ITMDA0-M00) - Elective Module 2
    Basic Java Programming (elective) (ITEJA0-M00) - Elective Module 3
    Basic C# Programming (elective) (ITECA0-M00) - Elective Module 4
    Network+ (CompTIA Certification Voucher) (ITVNA0-EXT) - External Certification
    Linux Operating System (ITLXA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Computer Literacy (Microsoft) (ITCLA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Personal Skills Development (ITSDA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Mathematical Problem Solving and Reasoning (ITMMA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Program Design (ITPRA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Software Engineering (ITSEA0-M00) - Fundamental
    Database Design Concepts (ITDCA0-M00) - Fundamental