National Certificate Information Technology: Systems Support (NQF 5)
Purpose of Qualification
The purpose of this qualification is to enhance readiness and provide entry into the areas of Systems Support at NQF 5. It prepares students for entry into the workplace or as an undergraduate study in Systems Development areas covered, providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further study in the fields of Information Technology and Computer Sciences.
Overview (Total Credits: 147)
Call Centre Support
Data Centre Administrator
Electronic Data Warehousing
Systems Team Leader
Junior ICT Manager
Department of Higher Education and Training
MICT SETA (ID: 48573)
New National Senior Certificate (NSC) that allows entry to the Higher Education Certificate Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification
This qualification was developed to allow for further study in Information Technology and related fields at Higher Education levels. It will allow the qualified student to progress to further qualifications either in Systems Support or other IT domains, or in related industries where IT is a key component. In particular, this qualification has been designed to allow entry into the National Diploma in Systems Support at NQF Level 5 and into current tertiary qualifications at National Diploma level.
Assessment of Programme
Assessment is conducted as both a Formative Assessment and a Summative Assessment. The Formative Assessment is covered as continuous assessment tests and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence by the student. The Summative Assessment takes place as a national summative exam for first and second semesters. It is compulsory for all students to complete work integrated learning for completion of the programme
Network Architecture and Standards
Enterprise Systems Management
Designing a LAN for a Departmental Office
Client Server Networking
Managing LANS and understanding WANS
Assembling, Repairing and Maintaining a Server
Monitor, Maintain and Test Systems
Install, Administer and Commission a LAN
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