A career in Information Technology opens up an increasing world of opportunities. The Information Technology industry includes telecommunication equipment manufacture, computer hardware manufacture, packaged software development, and information technology professional services (e.g. consulting). The following full qualifications and short courses are offered at Whitestone College by the Department of Information Technology. At Whitestone College, You may register for any of these full qualifications and receive a free Matric Rewrite course.
End User Computing (Level 3 : SAQA ID 49077)
End User Computing offers students with a deep study of ICT concepts, modern productive use of the computer in a business and office environment; it covers MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, Outlook and Power Point
Pass in Grade 11 or equivalent (SAQA level 2)
Front desk support, Call center help desk, Data capturing, Receptionist, Office administration
Systems Development (Level 4 : SAQA ID 29294)
Matric Pass or NQF Level 3 IT qualification
System developer, Junior programmer, Database developer, Desktop support specialist
Systems Support (Level 5 : SAQA ID 48573)
The course empowers the student to give specialist support to computer systems, admin systems, network systems and database systems
Matric Pass or IT qualification on NQF Level 4
Network support specialist, Operating system and Applications support, Hardware support specialist, Information system specialist
CompTIA Networking N+
This is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves a technician’s competency in managing, maintaining, troubleshooting, installing and configuring basic network infrastructure and is considered by many employers as a prerequisite for entry-level IT employment in the area of IT networks.