FET: Information Technology (Systems Development) NQF 5

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FET: Information Technology (Systems Development) NQF 5


About this course

The purpose of this qualification is to enhance readiness and provide entry into the areas of Systems Development at NQF level 5. It prepares learners for entry into the workplace or as undergraduate study in the Systems Development areas covered, providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further study in the fields of Information Technology and Computer Sciences at Higher Education level.The qualification is addressing the need in the workplace for nationally recognised qualifications, based on unit standards, that will allow people with workplace experience in the Systems Development areas covered, to request assessments and get recognition for prior learning.A qualifying learner will be able to communicate effectively with fellow IT staff & users of information technology, understanding the role of technology in a business context and to be able to address business problems with appropriate information technology solutions.

Course Outline


SAQA ID: 48872 

NQF Level: 5 

Minimum Credits: 1301

Duration: 12 months (1 year) 


  • Communication for Business
  • Advanced Calculations
  • Computer Hardware and Networks
  • Introduction to Systems Development and Programming
  • Information Systems
  • Systems Design and Development
  • Customer Service in a Programming World

Study Schedule

  • Fulltime (Mon – Fri)
  • Part-time (Evening Classes)
  • Weekends (Saturday 9-4)
  • E-Learning(facilitator Lead Sessions/ Self-Paced E- Learning)


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