NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

  • NQF: 4
  • SAQA ID: 78965
  • Credits: 165

COURSE OVERVIEW

This qualification offers a broad understanding on computer programming. Computer programmers figure out the process of designing, writing, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining the source code of computer programs. They serve as a vital link between operator and computers. This programme will give learners the understanding of how a computer programmer codes instructions for a computer to follow.

Admission Requirements
  • A National Senior Certificate/Grade 12, or
  • N3 Certificate/NCV Level 4 Certificate/ABET Level 4 Certificate

Career Fields

Computer Technician
Help Desk Agent
Network Technician
IT Sales
Help Desk Analyst
Computer Animator
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
IT Project Manager
User Interface Developer
Web Developer
Certification & Examination Authority

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a National Certificate in Systems Development. Certificates are issued and verified by The Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICTSETA).

Duration
  • One (1) year full time
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
PROGRAMME TITLE
NQF
SAQA ID
CREDITS
NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT
4
78965
165
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

Modules
  1. Principles of Information Systems
  2. Principles of Information Technology
  3. Principles of Computer Networks
  4. Mathematics Literacy
  5. Programming Concepts
  6. Teamwork Skills
  7. Business Communication
  8. Application Programming
  9. Web Development
  10.  Systems Analyst and Design
Articulation

On completion of the National Certificate you may progress to the Diploma in Information Technology or the Diploma in PC Support and Networking.

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.