IT Courses in South Africa: What Village Tech Offers

by | Aug 15, 2023 | Blog

Village Tech offers a broad range of IT Courses.

We cater for beginners looking for a career in Information Technology, for those who are already working in the industry and wish to enhance their careers by upskilling, educator training for the education sector and SETA accredited learnerships.

Our vision is to empower as many people to be able to use Information and Communication Technology to uplift their lives by providing them with the knowledge to maximise the use of technology in their existing jobs, day to day life or to embark on a rewarding career in IT.

Today, we all use technology on a day-to-day basis and many of us take it for granted. From Smart TVs to Smartphones, Gaming, Tablets and more, our lives are enriched with the use of these devices and apps.

This is why the Information and Communication Technology industry continues to grow as an employable sector of the market – technology is all around us and the industry needs competent people to meet the demands!

It is also an ever-changing industry that is in constant flux. Technology does not stand still, not for a single day and this is good news for those who work with it every day.

Sure, it means you need to continue to learn new skills each year, but this is why it is such a vibrant industry to be involved with.

Bit don’t just think of IT courses in terms of actually working directly in the Information and Communication Technology.

IT Courses also empower you with additional skills to maximise your use of technology, in many fields of employment today.

Being able to use office software properly or to be able to use your Smartphone to create dynamic media to promote yourself are all significant skills to enhance one’s employability or existing career options.

These are the coursed Village Tech currently offers, excluding the SACE endorsed Educator Training and Technology Learnerships.



Microsoft Office 2019_MOS 2019

Most office environments use Microsoft Office so being proficient in its applications will advance your skill set considerably.

This course is ideal for Office Administrators, Call Centre Agents, Admin Assistant, Personal Assistants, clerks, planners and anybody who wants to maximise their skills and performance within an office environment.

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CompTIA Security+

The CompTIA Security+ certification is a globally recognised and vendor-neutral credential that confirms fundamental security knowledge and skills. It is highly valued by organisations and security experts worldwide. To achieve this certification, individuals must pass the SY0-501 exam.

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CompTIA Network+

The Network+ certification is a vendor-neutral technology certification that adheres to ISO-17024 standards. It confirms that a certified individual possesses the necessary knowledge and expertise to play a vital role in constructing, managing, and securing data networks. This certification is highly recommended or required by prominent companies such as Cisco, Dell, HP, and Intel. Moreover, it serves as an entry-level certification for the Apple Consultants Network. To earn the certification, individuals must pass the N10-007 exam.

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CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ certification is a fundamental requirement for IT technicians starting their career. It is designed for those who wish to become help desk, support, service centre or networking technicians. This certification covers various aspects, including PC and laptop hardware, software installation and configuration of computer and mobile operating systems. Moreover, A+ evaluates a candidate’s basic networking, troubleshooting and security skills, which serve as a starting point for CompTIA networking or security certifications. For service technicians at Canon, Dell, Intel, and HP, A+ is a must-have certification. To obtain this credential, individuals must pass two exams, 220-1001 and 220-1002.

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CCNA Routing & Switching

The CCNA program provides in-depth associate-level training and certification that focuses on the necessary technologies to administer and implement networking and IT infrastructure. CCNA certification requires candidates to pass a single exam, the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). This exam covers an extensive range of fundamental concepts that are relevant to any career direction. The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) course is an excellent resource to help prepare for the exam. It offers practical lab exercises that allow candidates to develop real-world job skills.

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IT Support or PC Technician

This qualification aims to provide a foundational entry point into the field of Computer Sciences and Information Technology, specifically in IT Support/PC Technician roles. It comprises both a national certificate and vendor certifications recognised by the industry, such as the CompTIA A+ certifications.

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Systems Developer or Computer Programmer

This qualification aims to enhance the existing knowledge of learners in the field of systems development. It equips them with advanced knowledge and competencies required to develop complex software applications in various IT environments as a Computer Programmer. The qualification comprises both a national certificate and industry-recognised vendor certifications, such as MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer).

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Network or Server Technician

This qualification is designed to provide a foundational entry point into the field of network/systems support. It equips learners with fundamental knowledge and competencies required to perform preventative maintenance on hardware and network equipment to prevent errors in an IT environment as a systems administrator. The qualification combines a national certificate qualification with industry-recognized vendor certification such as MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate). By obtaining the MCSA certification, learners achieve a unique combination of meeting both academic and industry standards.

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Junior Computer Programmer

A Computer Programmer or Coder is an individual who creates computer software. Their role involves designing, writing, testing, debugging, and maintaining the source code of computer programmes. This source code is written in a programming language that enables the computer to interpret and execute it.

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End User Computer Specialist

The End User Computer Specialist qualification is designed to equip you with fundamental computer skills that enable you to operate a computer effectively and efficiently in any environment. This entry-level qualification serves as a gateway for further learning in any field where computer use is integral to daily duties.

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Which one of your IT courses are right for you?


Complete our enrolment form and a student advisor can assist you in deciding your next step.