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48573 National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Support NQF Level 5

To develop learners with the requisite competencies against the skills profile for the systems support career path (The overarching aim being to develop a broader base of skilled ICT professionals to underpin economic growth)

About This Course

A qualifying learner at this level will be a well-rounded IT professional building on foundational technical skills acquired at NQF level 4, via the National Certificate in IT Technical Support or equivalent. This qualification is expanding the specialisation(s) started at NQF level 4 into the core field of networking and support, with further specialisation(s) into IT Support fields or in any other related vertical or enabled markets. The qualification is designed to: • Provide qualified learners with an undergraduate entry into the field of networking/systems support, earning credits towards tertiary offerings in the fields of Computer Studies or Computer Science • Prepare qualified learners for initial employment in the computer industry. • Allow the credits achieved in the National Certificates relating to Information Technology at NQF level 4 to be used as prior learning for this qualification. • Allow many of the unit standards listed in this qualification, to be used in Learnership Schemes in the Information Systems and Technology sector, as well as other sectors where Information Technology is a key requirement. .


It is assumed that the learner must be competent in skills gained at the further education and training band. A learning assumption of this qualification is foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4. Further learning assumed is the ability to use a personal computer competently.

Course Staff


James Sithole

Accredited MICT SETA Assessor Accredited Microsoft Certified Trainer More than 10 years lecturing and or training experience Can train the following courses amongst others: Technical Support NQF Level 4 System Support NQF Level 5 System Development NQF Level 5 Microsoft Office Certifications: A+, N+, MOS, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCP, MCT


Norman Mufuka

Biography of instructor/staff member #2

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