IT Courses Requirements

You know you want to pursue an informationtechnology qualification, but you don’t know where or how to start applying. We are here to help. The first step to figuring out what you would like to study is to look at which courses you qualify for. When it comes to IT qualifications, this will depend on the endorsement on your national certificate, your maths and English marks, and whether you have completed any further studies. In this article, we take you through the different entry requirements to study for an IT certificate, diploma, or degree at BelgiumCampus iTversity.

Certificate Courses

At Belgium Campus iTversity, we offer two exceptional IT certificates, an NQF 5 National Certificate in Systems Development and an NQF 6 Certificate in Database Development. These purely vocational programmes provide an affordable option to quickly enter the working world. They can also serve as a stepping stone to further study opportunities.

If you would like to study one of these certificates, you will require the following:

  • A National Senior Certificateendorsed for a Higher Certificate

Diploma Courses

We recently revamped our Diploma in Information Technology in collaboration with our industry partners to include the following industry-relevant specialisations: Database, Data Analytics, Business, Security, Networking, Cloud, Programming, Web Development andMobile Development. So you can rest assured that this qualification will make you market-ready and sought-after!

There is only one prerequisite for this programme:  

• A National Senior Certificate endorsed for a Diploma

Degree Courses

If you want a career where you can work your way up, a degree is definitely the way to go. We offer two world-class degrees that will grant you professional entry into some of the top companies in IT, both locally and internationally.

Our NQF 7 Bachelor of Information Technology will transform you into a software development wizard, and our NQF 8 Bachelor of Computing will allow you to specialise in Data ScienceorSoftware Engineering – two fast-growing and lucrative fields.

You will need to meet the following requirements to studyone of these programmes:

  • A National Senior Certificateendorsed for a Degree
  • 50% or more for English on the NSC. Foreign students are required to produce their SAQA-converted qualification listing English as a subject or complete an English proficiency test.
  • 50% or more for pure mathematics on the NSC. Foreign students are required to produce their SAQA-converted qualification listing mathematics as a subject.

Application Process

We’ve taken you through the requirements for each programme. All that’s left to do now is apply for one of the IT courses for which you meet the requirements. You can do this at the following link in a few easy steps:

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require further information or assistance with the application process. Our friendly admissions team is here to guide you every step of the way. You can send us an email at or give us a call on 010 593 5368.