DIPLOMA IN PC SUPPORT AND NETWORKING

DIPLOMA IN PC SUPPORT AND NETWORKING

  • NQF: 6
  • SAQA ID: 96707
  • Credits: 360

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Diploma in PC Support and Networking is designed for the business world, with a practical Work-Integrated module to help students adjust to the working world. It caters for students who are technically-minded with the ability to diagnose and repair faults in a computer as well the ability to build and maintain networks and the associated software computer-technology. Some of the module focus areas include server technology, networks, programming concepts, end-user computing, web-page design and hardware. There has been rapid development in this field and a need for graduates with this qualification.

Career Fields

PC Technician
Network Technician
Technical Support
PROGRAMME TITLE
NQF
SAQA ID
CREDITS
DIPLOMA IN PC SUPPORT AND NETWORKING
6
96707
360
Admission Requirements
  • A Grade 12 Certificate with admission to diploma studies
  • NQF level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is considered on merit and circumstances
Certification & Examination Authority

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Berea College of Technology Diploma in PC Support and Networking. All Examinations are set and administered by Berea College of Technology.

Duration and Work-Integrated Learning
  • 3 years full-time or 4 years part-time
  • This 3 or 4 years includes 200 hours to be completed within 3 months
Study Materials
  • A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campus
  • Electronic copies of the study guides are available on the Student Portal
Pricing

Enquire at Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.

Additional Costs

Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

1st Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Hardware
101
Server Technology
101
Operating Systems
101
Networks
101
Programming Concepts
101
2nd Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Hardware
201
Server Technology
201
Networks
201
Programming Concepts
201
Web Page Design
101
Operating Systems
201
3rd Year 1st Semester Subjects
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Hardware
301
Networks
301
Web Page Design
301
End-User Computing
101
Work-Based Learning
301
1st Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Hardware
102
Server Technology
102
Operating Systems
102
Networks
102
Programming Concepts
102
2nd Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Hardware
202
Server Technology
202
Networks
202
Programming Concepts
202
Web Page Design
102
Operating Systems
202
3rd Year 2nd Semester Subjects
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Hardware
302
Networks
302
Web Page Design
302
End-User Computing
102
Work-Based Learning
302
Articulation
  • Students can further their studies both horizontally and vertically
  • Credits obtained can be used to study at our institution or other institutions subject to the admission requirements of that institution
  • Credits obtained can be also be used as evidence for RPL for entrance into other qualifications
Student Support Services
  • Job readiness skills
  • CV writing, interview training and workshops
  • Campus Counsellor
  • Work-integrated learning, internships and post-graduate employment
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)

The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.