Diploma in Information Technology

Diploma

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Full Time & Part Time

SAQA ID
NQF
Credits
67292
6
360

The Diploma in Information Technology aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to assist in the implementation of IT activities with or without supervision, depending on the level of the task undertaken. The qualification will provide the basis for further development of the student into specialist and junior management areas in the field of Information Technology.

On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek positions in the field of Information Technology. Students will have a broad knowledge of ICT principles and will also be equipped with the skills needed in the ICT industry.

The programme duration is 3
year(s).

Students can pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Network Administration
  • Data Processing
  • Web Development
  • Programming
  • IT Project Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design

On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a Diploma in Information Technology.

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement, or
  • A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement, or
  • Amended Senior Certificate (ASC), with Diploma endorsement, or
  • A Senior Certificate (SC); or
  • Foreign School leaving Certificate that complies with minimum admission requirements for Diploma study as gazetted by the Matriculation Board (Equivalency evaluation is completed with the Matriculation Board)

Contact Programmes:

*Please note that during COVID-19 and the regulations put in place by the National Disaster Management Act No.57 of 2002 amended from time to time and recommendations by the National Command Council which are implemented at all campuses, students will be required to follow all directives of the institute. Whilst every precaution is taken, the institute will not be responsible in respect of any liability arising out of any student becoming ill or suffering injury or death at any of the institute’s campuses. Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place and will need to be abided by all students. Students will be supported through a blended learning approach and you will require basic digital literacy skills (and computer skills as needed) and access to a device and data. Students registered for contact programmes may attend optional campus-based sessions which will be a limited number of students. Priority consideration will be given to at-risk of failing students.


Distance Programmes:

*Please note that for the distance mode of delivery, you will require your own data and device to access study content. Students can access Damelin assessment centres at various campuses to write exams or tests, where and when required and whist on the campuses of Damelin, strict COVID-19 protocols will be implemented at all campuses and all students will be obligated to follow such protocols including those regulations as per the National Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002.

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