Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) - Campus Part Time

Programme overview:

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Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) - Campus Part Time study mode Campuses:
Cape Town - Mowbray
Cape Town - Tyger Valley
Durban (Umhlanga)
East London
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Nelson Mandela Bay

Remote and distant students join a campus where the programme is offered
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) - Campus Part Time duration Duration:
Part-Time (Campus)
Minimum: 2.5 years
Maximum: 5 years
Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) - Campus Part Time support Support: Fully supported

Programme details:

NQF level 5 | Technology | Part Time Study | Degree: Higher Certificate in Information Systems | Saqa Id: 120688
Develop the sought-after skills that will power the next industrial revolution.
The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) is a broad yet intensive and  career-focused qualification that prepares you for work as
a technical professional in a range of jobs in the IT engineering environment. The Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) qualification provides you with diverse hardware skills. You will also develop theoretical and technical skills in computer networking and server administration. The emphasis throughout is on practical application. Some of the core subjects in the area of this qualification are A+, Network+, Security+ and Cloud Foundations.

The core topics in the area of server knowledge include Windows Server, Network Infrastructure and Hyper-V Fundamentals. You will also cover topics such as Computer Literacy, Personal Skills Development and Azure Fundamentals. Throughout the qualification, you will complete technical practicals so that you are able to repair and troubleshoot hardware problems. 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. Flexible learning. Limitless possibilities. Over and above this, you will develop essential skills for the world of work, such as analysing and solving real problems, thinking logically, being innovative, being adaptable and self-disciplined working in teams and communicating effectively.

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Entry requirements
•     South African National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Bachelor’s degree, Diploma or Higher Certificate endorsement.

•     A National Certificate (Vocational) level 4 issued by 
the Council of General and Further Education and Training with Bachelor’s degree, Diploma or Higher Certificate endorsement.
•     A Certificate of evaluation on a minimum NQF level 4 
for foreign qualification confirmed by SAQA.
•     A letter or certificate confirming an exemption from Universities South Africa (USAf) for any other 
school-leaving results.
•    Completion of a Bachelor’s degree, Diploma, Higher Certificate or equivalent.
From R51 250 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)
•     Eduvos is a proud CompTIA (Computing Technology Information Association) partner. Due to this partnership with CompTIA, students who opt for the Cloud Computing stream, will qualify to          attempt the A+, Network+ and Security+ CompTIA certification exam at partner pricing*
*    This is applicable only for the first sitting and the CompTIA  certification exam fees are added to the course fee
Possible career options
Do you have a logical mind and love to solve complex IT problems? The career choices for you, as a Higher Certificate in Information Systems (Network Engineering) graduate, include junior positions in:
•     IT Support
•     Server Administration
•     Network Administration
•     Hardware Technician 
This qualification is offered at the following campuses

Bedfordview, Bloemfontein, Cape Town - Mowbray, Cape Town - Tyger Valley, Durban (Umhlanga), 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.