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FET: Information Technology:
Systems Development

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SAQA Qualification ID: 78965 | NQF Level 4 | 165 Credits | Modules 7

This qualification is to build a foundational entry into the field of Computer Sciences and Information Technology, specifically into the field of Systems Development, covering basic knowledge needed for further study in the field of Systems Development at Higher Education Levels.

This course is suitable for those who want to build a career in system development. This program will equip you with skills and knowledge required in the organisation to create, maintain and improve IT systems. A system developers role includes database management, web programming, solving business problems, writing code, and creating multimedia.

Entry requirement

In order to get the full benefit of and complete this programme, you are required to:

National Certificate: Information Technology (End-User Computing) NQF Level 3


Grade 11 or NQF Level 3 qualification with compulsory competency in communication, mathematics and computer literacy

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for those who want to build a career in system development.

Skills and Knowledge Acquired

  • Communicate effectively with fellow IT staff & users of information systems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different types of computer systems and the use of computer technology in business.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of problem solving techniques, and how to apply them in a technical environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Computer Technology Principles.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Computer Programming Principles.
  • Work effectively as a team member within a development project environment.
  • Carry out, under supervision, a small size task to demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge, techniques & skills needed to understand the fundamentals of Computer Programming.

Approximately 12 months

Module 1 : Communication Skills               
Module 2 : Second Language Literacy
Module 3 :Computer Systems
Module 4 : Numeracy Skills
Module 5 : Computer Technology Principles
Module 6 : Computer Programming Principles and Fundamentals
Module 7 : Effective Team Members

Available on request.

Our Information Technology: Systems Development is available in a variety of formats to best match your needs

In-House training: We bring the training to your location. Available with customized features created to meet your requirements.

Virtual Training: Delivered totally online, our virtual sessions are designed to keep participants engaged through relevant training, activities for practice, and ongoing reinforcement.

Learners already employed or new learners entering the workplace, requiring Information Technology: Systems Development 

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