CPUT ICT Academy



CPUT ICT Academy

CPUT ICT Academy,



Information & Communication Technology Academy

We are open for applications! Please explore our courses below and submit an application. 



The Information & Communication Technology Academy has been established to promote excellence in Communication Networks scarce-skills training. This is in line with the needs of the University, community, industry, the City, Province, and National Economic development.

The Academy promotes ICT by means of quality educational training programs that promote and increase the current level of ICT networking skills and capacity. In addition, the Academy provides training to university students, the public and the community. The ICT Academy also promotes Information Technology tertiary educational development in collaboration with the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Information Technology Department and other academic institutions.



The ICT Academy maintains robust relationships with industry and government to promote student-training excellence in line with their needs, promoting placement opportunities for graduates.

Cisco Local Academy – Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Why study at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Cisco Local Academy?

  • The courses offered are internationally recognized
  • E-learning ensures regularly updated course materials
  • Practically orientated with fully equipped computer network laboratories
  • You will be studying at a registered, quality-controlled institution recognized by Cisco Systems
  • High quality training provided by qualified and experienced instructors.

Who are these courses intended for?

  • School-leavers
  • ICT Professionals
  • Anyone interested in furthering their career in ICT
  • Anyone interested in enhancing their ICT skills

Short Courses offered by the ICT Academy

ICT Academy Communications Networks

The ICT Academy – Cisco Networking Academy at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in Cape Town South Africa offers CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, Cyber security, CompTIA Linux+ LPI, IT Essentials CompTIA A+ practical training and tuition via full time and part time courses.
University appointed Cisco Academy certified instructors prepare you for Cisco certification. They help you build the skills you need to get hired, succeed in an IT career and find jobs in roles such as Network Technician, Computer Network Engineer, Network Administrator or IT Consultant
Our high standard of training delivered for over 15 years is highly respected in the IT industry. Our qualifying graduates achieve competitive advantage to fill vacancies at companies and institutions such as City of Cape Town, PRASA, SITA, Amazon, Dimension Data, BCX, Gijima AST, Bytes, Telkom, Vodacom, MTN, Woolworths and many others
Career information: https://www.netacad.com/careers/
Certifications: https://www.netacad.com/careers/certifications/
https://www.netacad.com/courses/linux-essentials/
https://www.netacad.com/courses/
https://www.juniper.net/us/en/training/certification/certification-tracks/ent-routing-switching-track?tab=jnciajunos

Offered by: ICT Academy

ICT Academy Advanced COMNET

The ICT Academy – Cisco Networking Academy at Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) in Cape Town South Africa offers CCNP R&S, CCNA Security, IP Telephony (CCNA Collaboration), CCNA CyberSecurity Operations, practical training and tuition in this Advanced level course.
University appointed Cisco Academy certified instructors prepare you for Cisco certification. They help you build the skills you need to get hired, succeed in an IT career and find jobs in roles such as Network Technician, Computer Network Engineer, Network Administrator or IT Consultant
Our high standard of training delivered for over 15 years is highly respected in the IT industry. Our qualifying graduates achieve competitive advantage to fill vacancies at companies and institutions such as City of Cape Town, PRASA, SITA, Amazon, Dimension Data, BCX, Gijima AST, Bytes, Telkom, Vodacom, MTN, Woolworths and many others
Career information: https://www.netacad.com/careers/
Certifications: https://www.netacad.com/careers/certifications/

Offered by: ICT Academy

ICT Academy Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco Networking Academy partners with CPUT ICT Academy to deliver on-site, instructor-led training and learning. The Cisco Academy is an IT skills and career building development program for those wishing to start a career as a entry-level network engineer or gain promotion in their IT jobs. Career pathways include: network technician, network administrator, designer, engineer
Develop a working knowledge of routing, switching, network applications, protocols, and services.
Study with an instructor in the classroom and access expert content online anytime.
Practice what you learn on both real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer, a network configuration simulation tool.
Prepare for the workplace with collaborative projects and presentations.
Gain skills you need to get hired and succeed in jobs related to networking computers and businesses. Whether you’re preparing for your first job or specializing with more study, CCNA is a great foundation
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/ccna/index.html

Offered by: ICT Academy

ICT Academy Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/professional/ccnp/index.html

Offered by: ICT Academy

 

ICT Academy Certification

Cisco Certification tracks offered at ICT Academy CPUT:
>> Routing and Switching: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) > Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
>> Security: > CCNA Security CCNP Security (Firewall)
>> Voice> CCNA > CCNA Voice
The Cisco Certified Networking Associate and Professional (CCNA and CCNP Route and Switch) courses are sought after international qualifications offered by the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). These online and instructor led courses are provided by Cisco Systems USA and delivered by pasionate and highly trained university instructors with years of experience.

Practical, hands-on work is done in the router lab with the latest networking equipment and reinforced with sophisticated network simulators of complex networks. This provides students with the opportunity to enter the workplace with skills that are in high demand and well prepared and ready to deliver in the competitive world of infomation communications networking.



Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.
Find out more about the CCNA course
Find out more about the COMNET course
 

Students who have completed their CCNA course, can continue with the Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) qualification and eventually obtain the networking industries most sought after Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE) after having gained experience in the networking industry.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

Find out more about the CCNP course

Find out more about the Advanced Comnet course

Part-time ICT Academy courses

Part-Time Cisco courses at CPUT are made up of four modules that are presented two evenings per week over the course of a year. Thus a student will be able to complete the full CCNA within one year (one module per term). There are two part-time courses available CCNA Route and Switch and CCNP Route and Switch including CCNA Security.  Modules are presented on alternate evenings from 17h00 to 20h30 (i.e. Monday and Wednesday: CCNA, or Tuesday and Thursday evenings: CCNP / CCNA Security).

Year 1: CCNA  Route and SwitchThe CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in the ICT industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized ICT skills. CCNA Routing and Switching provides extensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on practical experience and develop career skills. In each course, students learn technology concepts with the support of interactive media and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on and simulated activities that reinforce learning.
Find out more about this course
More information:
https://www.netacad.com/web/about-us/ccna-rs
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/ccna/index.html
Year 2: CCNP Route and Switch including CCNA SecurityCisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions. The CCNP certification is designed for engineers who are ready to advance their skills and work independently on complex network solutions. Those who achieve CCNP Routing and Switching have demonstrated the skills required in enterprise roles such as network engineer, support engineer, systems engineer or network technician. The CCNA R&S is a required prior to being accepted into the CCNP course.
Find out more about this course
More information:
https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/community/certifications/ccnp
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/professional/ccnp/index.html
https://www.cput.ac.za/academic/shortcourses/ict/security

 

Full-time ICT Academy courses

Computer Networks form the foundation on which the internet and the global economy is based.
ICT Academy full-time courses are a year in duration and are comprised of modules that are chosen in consultation with industry to meet the in-demand job requirements of an entry-level or profesisonal network engineer
COMNET (Communication Networks)
This Communication Networks foundation course is the first step in the right direction for a career as an entry-level network engineer. It consists of the following modules:

  • IT Essentials I (A+)
  • IT Essentials II (S+)
  • CCNA R&S Introduction to networks
  • CCNA R&S Routing and Switching Essentials
  • CCNA R&S Scaling Networks (LAN and Wireless)
  • CCNA R&S Connecting Networks (WAN)
  • Fundamentals of Wireless LANs
  • Funamentals of Linux (LPIC  L+)

Find out more about this course
Advanced COMNET
Students who successfully pass the COMNET Certificate will be able to continue in their second year with the Advanced COMNET course.  The Advanced Comnet Certificate has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required by a professional level network engineer.  It will enable you to have the competitive edge in the networking industry.  It consists of the following modules:

  • CCNP SWITCH – Advanced Switching and LAN technologies
  • CCNP ROUTE – Advanced Routing
  • CCNP TSHOOT – Troubleshooting
  • CCNA Security – Network Security and Firewall Foundation
  • CCNP FIREWALL – Advanced Firewall
  • CCNA Voice – IP Telephony in the small business enviroment

Find out more about this course
More information
https://www.netacad.com/web/about-us/courses-and-certifications
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/professional/ccnp/index.html
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/ccna_security/index.html
http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/certifications/associate/ccna_voice/index.html

Contact the ICT Academy

ICT Academy – Cisco Networking Academy
Email: netacad@cput.ac.za
Tel: +27 21 464 7243
Tel: +27 21 464 7214



Physical Address:

Cape Peninsula University of Technology
ICT Academy
Room 2.23B or IT Department Reception
Second Floor (yellow level)
Engineering Building
c/o Keizersgracht & Tennant Street
Cape Town
8001
Postal Address:
PO Box 652
Cape Town
8001