The Diploma in Information Technology aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively in the corporate arena. This qualification was developed in partnership with industry to meet their needs and produce employable students with relevant skills in the field of IT. Information Technology is an integral part of any successful organisation, since operational excellence depends wholly on IT products or services. This qualification also equips students with necessary programming skills with network components and information systems, tailored to develop their practical abilities to succeed. This Diploma equips the student with base line knowledge to function effectively in the IT environment. On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be able to seek positions in the field of Information Technology which encompasses all areas of Technology.


The programme duration is 3 years on a full-time basis, or 4 years on a part-time basis.

Career fields

  • Programmer
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Page Developer
  • Project Manager Assistant
  • System Developer Decoder


On successful completion of the programme, you will receive an ICESA Diploma in Information Technology.

Admission Requirements

  • A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Diploma endorsement or,
  • A National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 4 with Diploma endorsement or,
  • A Amended Senior Certificate (ASC), with Diploma endorsement or,
  • A Senior Certificate (SC) or Foreign School leaving Certificate that complies with minimum admission requirements for Diploma study as gazetted by the Matriculation Brd (Equivalency evaluation is completed with the Matriculation Brd) or
  • A Senate discretionary admission or Mature Age (23 and 45 years of age): Conditions apply or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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