Information Technology Systems Development NQF 4
Full Time
SAQA ID : 24294


(Minimum credits : 165)

Purpose of Qualification: The purpose of the qualification is to build a foundational entry into the field of Computer Science and Information Technology, specifically in the field of Systems Development. Upon completion the learner will have attained the basic knowledge needed for further study in the field of Systems Development at Higher Education Levels.

Availability: All sites.

Registered with: Department of Education.

Accredited by: Isett Seta.

Admission requirements: Grade 11, NQF 3 (English or Mathematics) or an equivalent qualification.

Minimum completion time: 1 year.

Articulation: This qualification has been designed to allow entry into either the National Certificates in Systems Support at NQF level 5 or the National Certificate in Systems Development at NQF level 5, but can also be used as foundational to other IT qualifications that will be defined in future.

Assessment of programme: Assessment is conducted as both Formative Assessment & Summative Assessment. The Formative Assessment is covered as a Continuous Assessment Test and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence by the learner. The Summative Assessment takes place as a National Summative Exam for 1st & 2nd Semester. It is compulsory for all learners to complete Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for completion of the programme.

Semester 1

Semester 2

Communication and Self Development Skills

Advanced Communication and Self Development Skills

Hardware Vol. 1

Hardware Vol. 2

Advanced End User Computing Vol. 1

Advanced End User Computing Vol. 2



Web Application

Database Concepts Vol. 1

Database Concepts Vol. 2

Help Desk

Advanced Programming Concepts

Career Focus

This qualification can lead to the following career opportunities:

•  Computer Technician

•  Data Capturer

•  Project Planner

•  Lab Assistant

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