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Our curriculum

We are looking for energetic and dedicated students who will create and shape the digital future

We are looking for energetic and dedicated students who will create and shape the Digital Future

Does IT get your heart pumping? The same with us. That is why we are looking for someone like you, and why we offer young people the opportunity to enhance their skills in the IT environment through our ICT Academy. Whether your career goal is to be an IT consultant, IT architect, IT project manager or software developer, we have the right courses for you to provide you a sound basis to enter the IT Market and further your career aspirations.

To join the ICT Acadamy family you…

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must have passed Grade 12
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must not be studying with another institution
  • Must be between 18 and 34
  • Must be able to attend classes on weekdays during the training phase
  • Must be willing to commit for 12 months
  • Must preferably live in Gauteng

We can accommodate most disabilities (we cannot however accommodate total blindness or deafness - we are working towards rectifying this). All candidates will be expected to go through an assessment process.
Do you enjoy exploring new avenues? If so, come and join us.

Our curriculum

1st year

 International Computer Divers License (ICDL) 5.0

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Presentations

CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ Hardware 901: Measures the necessary competencies of an entry level IT professional with a recommended 500 hours of hand-on experience in the lab or field. It tests for technical understanding of computer technology , networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism now required of all entry level IT professionals.
CompTIA A+ Software 902:  is an extension of the knowledge and skills identified in CompTIA A+ Hardware, with more of a “hands-on” orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems.

CompTIA Network+ N10-006

The CompTIA Network + certification provides knowledge of networking features and functions and is the leading vendor-neutral certification for networking professionals. The exam addresses the latest skills needed by technicians, such as basic principles on how to secure a network. The exam covers network technologies, media and topologies, devices, management, tools and security. Although not a prerequisite, it is recommended that CompTIA Network + candidates have at least nine months of experience in network support and administration or academic training , along with a CompTIA A+ certification.

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA Security+ is the certification globally trusted to validate foundational, vendor-neutral IT security knowledge and skills. As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

Program for People with disabilities

In 2016, T-Systems, in collaboration with the GCRA, NEET and SABC launched a program for people with disabilities. The aim of the program is to provide equal opportunities within the IT sector for people with disabilities.

Further education and training Certificate: Information Technology: Technical Support Level 4.

2nd year

Microsoft certified Solutions Associates (MCSA) Server 2012 R2 70-410

  • 70-411: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 Services

National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Support Level 5

Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)

  • 2667: Introduction to Programming
  • 98-361: Software Development Fundamentals
  • 70-483: Programming in C#
  • 70-484: Essentials of developing Windows Store Apps using C#
  • 70-485: Advanced Windows Store App Development using C#

Further Education and Training Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development Level 4

Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching

The Cisco CCNA Exploration program is designed for the Cisco Networking Academy students who are seeking entry level information and Communications Technology skills. CCNA Exploration provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics from fundamentals to advanced applications and services. While providing opportunities for hand-on practical experience and soft-skills development.

CCNA Security

CCNA Security helps students understand core security concepts and how to develop and implement security policies to mitigate risks, while acquiring the skills needed to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot network security.

Further Education and Training Certificate: Telecommunication Network Operations Level 4


SAP Business One TB_1200 v9.1

Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Systems Operations: End User (ERP) Level 4
Further Education and Training Certificate: Business Systems Operations: End User (ERP) Level 5

Contact the ICT Academy

Details around admissions times and criteria can be obtained from the ICT Academy Administrator.

Patricia Hobyane, ICT Academy Administrator

Patricia Hobyane

ICT Academy Administrator

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