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Certificate in Information Technology (IT)

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Introduction

The Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) Certificate in Information Technology is a 120 contact hour programme is geared towards equipping individuals with the foundation knowledge, skills and competencies required to actively pursue and/or maintain a career in Information Technology. The programme will focus on selected present and future day topics comprising both theoretical and practical components to help participants understand the technical concepts underlying developments in information technology.

Who is this programme for?

The programme is ideal for individuals who have a minimum of one (1) year professional experience in an IT related field or discipline. Additionally, persons with an interest in technology and business who wish to pursue careers in IT management may find it useful.  

Programme Structure

The programme consists of four courses. These may be taken together for the completion of the Certificate or participants may be allowed to complete any course for the award of the Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Computer Networking
  • Information Security
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing

When will the programme start?

Contact your nearest Open Campus Country Site on the start date for the programme.  

Entry Requirements

Applicants to the programme should have a minimum of one (1) year professional experience in an IT related field.  Other relevant professional experience will also be considered for the basis of entry.  Kindly contact an Open Campus Site location nearest to you for information on the application process.  

Assessment Structure

A model of continuous in-course assessment will be applied to all courses within this programme. Students will be assessed at different intervals over the duration of each course which may include written examinations. Assignments may also include but are not limited to: case-based activities, practical assignments, presentations and other projects. 

Course of Study
Core 
COMP040
Introduction to Cloud Computing
COMP030
Information Security
COMP020
Computer Networking
COMP010
Introduction to Information Technology