Diploma in Information Technology (Dip: IT)
Full-time and Part Time | SAQA ID: 58374 | NQF Level: 6 | Credits: 360 | Course Type: Diploma
“The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. ” Steve Ballmer
Plug-in to a tech-savvy career with a Diploma in Information Technology
Whichever way you look at it, this is the digital age. Literally everywhere in the world, people need the services of tech-savvy professionals in order to keep their businesses running at its highest potential. Chances are, if you are a student or work in an office setting, there would have been a time, when your systems went down and everybody came to a standstill. At this point you probably would called the IT specialist to take a look, fix things up and save the day.
An IT specialist does a lot more than fix up the company’s computer problems. They function either as individuals or work within a team to solve problems, manage databases, passwords and security and even build new digital systems.
With a Diploma in Information Technology, you will be able to apply your knowledge in the field and become an influential force in shaping the development of any organisation. Or if you choose to do so, you could also branch out by yourself and become a self-employed consultant doing business on your own terms and in your own time. Wouldn’t you want to be in the position to digitally map your future?
Build your career with a qualification from ICESA
Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.
Registering for the HET Diploma in Information Technology is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.
Expected time on the course
When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.
- Our HET and FET courses range between 1 – 3 years.
- Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
- Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.
The programme duration is three years and tuition is face to face. ICESA tuition is scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part time tuition is scheduled as per the stipulated planner.
Course Content and Modules
- You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.
Study Guides and Course Material
To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group.
Careers that would suit you best
Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Information Technology, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:
- Database Specialist
- Computer Information Systems Manager
- Web Developer
- Mobile Application Developer
- Retail Systems Administrator
- Software Developer
Understanding your qualification
On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Information Technology.
Take your career to the next level
Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.