National Certificate: Information Technology

(Systems Development)

Our certificate programmes offer an affordable option to quickly launch your IT career. They also serve as a stepping stone into one of our other programmes if you did not meet the necessary entry requirements.


Accredited by MICT SETA and aligned on the NQF with the South African Qualifications Authority, these certificates are created in line with our mission to promote gainful employment by training young people to understand, use and apply IT in effective, efficient, and ethical ways.


On completion of this qualification, you will possess a specialised set of skills that will allow you to work in areas of systems development with confidence. You will gain a solid grasp of computer industry concepts and learn to expertly design, develop, test, and document software solutions needed in today’s business environment. You will also gain the necessary undergraduate foundation to further your studies in the IT field, should you wish.

Further Study Opportunities

Successful completion of this programme yields the exit level outcomes described below.

Upon completion of the Higher Certificate: Information Technology (NQF level 5) in Systems Development, the student can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning from Belgium Campus iTversity in order to continue his/her studies at Belgium Campus in one of the other programmes offered by the institution.

Course Info

Subject Code NQF Credits Prerequisites View
Mathematics 151 MAT151 5 12 View
Computer Architecture 151 COA151 5 7 View
Database Development 151 DBD151 5 18 View
End user Computing 151 EUC151 5 7 View
English Communication 151 ENG151 5 7 View
Information Systems 151 INF151 5 12 View
Innovation and Leadership 101 INL101 5 5 View
Innovation and Leadership 102 INL102 5 5 View
Network Development 151 NWD151 5 7 View
Programming 151 PRG151 5 7 View
Programming 152 PRG152 5 13 PRG151 View
Web Programming 151 WPR151 5 13 PRG151 View
Electives (Choose one of)
Business Management 151 BUM151 5 7 View
Entrepreneurship 151 ENT151 5 7 View
Subject View
Mathematics 151 View
Computer Architecture 151 View
Database Development 151 View
End user Computing 151 View
English Communication 151 View
Information Systems 151 View
Innovation and Leadership 101 View
Innovation and Leadership 102 View
Network Development 151 View
Programming 151 View
Programming 152 View
Web Programming 151 View
Electives (Choose one of)
Business Management 151 View
Entrepreneurship 151 View