Certificate Programme: IT Systems Development

Qualification Details

  • Programme ID: 24294
  • NQF Level: 05
  • Number of credits: 165
  • Duration: 12 months

The World Economic Forum predicts a net gain of 58 million jobs in human and tech-based jobs. By 2022, large proportions of companies are likely to have expanded their adoption of technologies such as the internet of things and app- and web enabled markets, and to make extensive use of cloud computing. Due to Industry 4.0, emerging job opportunities include software and application developers and specialists

Discover the central principles of information technology and recognise the possibilities and impact on life and in business. Our programme cultivates problem-solving abilities, practical digital communication and establishes a solid foundation in tech skills. Explore and learn topics like multimedia, website development and fourth generation language programming. With both theoretical study and practical application, prepare for the constant flux of technological transformation.

Entry Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate with admission to a Higher Certificate, Competent in English at NQF level 4

Tuition Details

Tuition for this programme includes:

  • 360 hours facilitated classroom-based learning
  • Custom designed course guides
  • Continuous assessments for each module
  • 2 free remediation sessions

Career Prospects

Career prospects within the management field and industry include Junior Software Programmer, Java Devloper and Software Developer with an average earning potential of R 16 729.


For further queries on our programmes, applications or fees, please contact us on 011 290 5900 or email reggie@ifundi.co.za. Office hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

Programme Outline

Module 1: Business Application Development

Module 2: System Analysis

Module 3: Database Management

Module 4: Documentation Techniques

Module 5: Research Techniques

Module 6: Testing and Troubleshooting

Module 7: Business Environment ICT

Module 8: Web-based Applications (Multimedia)

Module 9: e-Commerce Website and Apps

Module 10: Programming 4th Generation Language

Module 11: Procedural Programming

Module 12: Object Orientated Programme Design

Module 13: Web Graphic Design and Animation