IT Technical Specialist

Full Time

Our one-year full-time programme equips students who have the interest and technical aptitude with the skills and knowledge to work in the fast-growing IT tech sector. You will get a thorough grounding in the technical aspects of IT, networks and system administration to prepare you to succeed in the external international exams. You'll also get hands-on hardware, networking and tech experience giving you the necessary competence and confidence for the workplace.

Microsoft Azure, CompTIA and TestOut certifications will allow you to stand out in the job market. CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications worldwide. Microsoft Azure is used by companies such as Amazon, Facebook and Tesla. You will learn about cloud-based solutions and how these are provided with Azure. Microsoft Azure certifications validate core technical knowledge and open the door to multiple career paths.

Career Opportunities

You will be prepared for many career opportunities in the IT industry, including:

  • Network Administrator / Engineer / Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Datacentre Support Technician
  • Help Desk Tech
  • System Support Technician
  • IT Project Manager & more!
Course Outline

View our factsheet for more detail on the content covered in each module.

  • TestOut Desktop Pro, Fundamentals, PC Pro
  • CompTIA ITF+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Azure Fundamentals
  • Azure Administrator Associate
  • Azure Network Engineer Associate
  • MS Azure Virtual Desktop Speciality
Accreditation and Certification

Successful students will receive the following internationally recognised certification:

  • CompTIA ITF+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Test Out IT Fundamentals, PC Pro, Network Pro and Desktop Pro
  • MS Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)
  • MS Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-104)
  • MS Azure Network Engineer (AZ-700)
  • MS Azure Virtual Desktop Specialist (AZ-140)
Entrance Requirements
  • Communication and numeracy skills at NQF level 4 or Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Basic PC skills in Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Basic knowledge of computer components
Course Factsheet