Damelin IT Courses



Damelin IT Courses, Are you a computer whiz? Do your friends and family look to you for technical advice? If so, shift into college mode and enter the world of Damelin to register for the National Certificate: Information Technology: System Support course.
Every organisation, small or large requires the support of an IT expert. You will have the opportunity to mingle with employees on all levels, assisting with PC support. Prepare be the one with all the solutions because let’s face it who doesn’t have ‘computer issues’?  Get ready to be the driving force behind implementation and maintenance of various computer networks for a company.
Whoever said that computer fundi’s just sit behind their computer the entire day? As systems support you will be on your feet a lot assisting with hardware and software glitches, which you will have the power to fix. Setting up local networks (LAN), helpdesk support, setting up PCs, hands-on technical support, security issues and eliminating pesky viruses all fall under your range as Systems Support. So if you like being the hero or heroine who saves the day, press start on your future career choice in Systems Support.



Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.



How to get in?

Registering for the IT: SYSTEMS SUPPORT (PC Engineering) is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer competently

Time you will spend on the course

This is a one-year course, with the option to attend either full-time classes during the week.* A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.
*1 year full-time study according to certificate requirements.



Course content and modules

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640)

  • The Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) service in Windows Server 2008 provides a centralized authentication service for Microsoft networks
  • Upgrade existing domain controllers, domains and forests to Windows Server 2008
  • Efficiently administer and automate the administration of users, groups, and computers
  • Enable authentication between domain and forests

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (70-642)

  • Configure IP addressing, routing, and IPsec
  • Configure name resolution using Domain Name Systems (DNS)
  • Configure remote and wireless network access
  • Configure Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Configure file and print services
  • Monitor and manage a network infrastructure

Windows Server Administration 2008 (70-646)

  • Plan and implement Windows Server 2008 server deployment
  • Plan and implement Windows Server 2008 server management
  • Monitor, maintain, and optimize servers
  • Plan application and data provisioning
  • Plan and implement high-availability strategies and ensure business continuity

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643)
By using this training kit, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Deploy Windows servers and clients across a network by using Windows Deployment Services and the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK)
  • Configure Hyper-V and other Windows virtualization technologies
  • Configure high-availability storage solutions for servers
  • Configure and manage Terminal Services in Windows Services in Windows Server 2008
  • Configure and manage Internet Information Services 7.0
  • Configure Windows Media Services
  • Configure Windows SharePoint Services

Windows Server Enterprise Administration (70-647)

  • Plan network and application services
  • Design core identity and access management components
  • Design support identity and access management components
  • Design for business continuity and data availability

Project + (PKO-003)

  • Explain the requirements to complete a pre-project setup
  • Identify the characteristics of a project
  • Summarise the steps required to validate a project
  • Explain the different types of organizational structures

You will cover these modules during the duration of your diploma.
**Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is required to complete this course. WIL is a programme that helps students apply what they’ve learned in a real work setting while earning credits for their qualification.
**Formative and summative assessments will assess all specific outcomes and adhere to all assessment criteria of the learning programme. 
Click here for quick access to the fact sheet for more info.

Materials to stay ahead

A list of prescribed textbooks will be made available at the start of the course. All text books and Lab manuals are excluded from the tuition fees.

Careers you’d be great at

  • End-User Support Technician
  • IT Technician
  • Network Technician
  • System Administrator
  • LAN Administrator
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • IT Support Engineer
  • Systems Support Engineer
  • Desktop Support

The strength in your qualification

This diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education at a level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with the SAQA ID No: 48573.
On successful completion of the course, you will receive the National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Support.

Take your education to the next degree

Go even further with a higher qualification. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing post-certificate studies.
 *Admission to further your studies remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council
 
 

FETC: IT: Systems Development Computer Programming

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 78965 I NQF Level: 4 I Credits: 165 I Course Type: Accredited Programme*
*Accredited programme with MICT SETA

Be a digital Einstein and master the language of programming with the FETC: Information Technology: Systems Development course.

Why this course is perfect for you?

Do you get a buzz from coding and configuring the system components of an information system? Are you a wunderkind in the process of establishing their own app? Then welcome to the world of computer programming.
This course could be your shortcut to success. Systems development refers to the implementation of the IT infrastructure of a company, in the form of an information system that contributes to the company’s smooth running. Damelin will provide you with all the bits and bytes of knowledge to enable you to develop and maintain software applications in most IT environments.
Once you have established an information system for your company you will be responsible for training staff to learn how to operate the system. Creating databases, analysing, decision-making, writing code – all these duties will fall under your line of expertise. So make Damelin your default setting and apply for our course in Information Technology Systems Development.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the Further Education and Training Certificate in Information Technology: Systems Development is easy. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:

  • Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer competently
  • Competence in the unit standard, “Participate in formal meetings”, NQF Level 2 (ID 14911), as completed in this learning programme

Time you will spend on the course

This is a one-year course, with the option to attend full-time classes during the week.* A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.
*1 year full time study according to the NQF notional hours



Course content and modules

You will cover these modules during the duration of your certificate.
A) INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

  • Describe problem analysis and program design techniques variables, constants, calculations
  • Describe different data representations used in computer programmes
  • Describe the basic principles of Computer Programming
  • Describe the principles used in designing a computer programme
  • Operate computer programming development tools
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different data representations used in computer programmes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental programming principles
  • Demonstrate an understanding of high level programming language concepts

B)   INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKING

  • Describe data communication
  • Demonstrate knowledge of main features of LANs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of main features of WANs

C) CONCEPT OF COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE

  • Explain computer architecture elements
  • Explain the organisation of a computer
  • Describe the design constraints in the design of instruction sets for computers

D) INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN

  • Plan the use of a multimedia/web-based authoring computer application with scripting
  • Design a multimedia/web-based computer application
  • Identify and save text, graphic elements and animation
  • Create multimedia/web-based computer application scripts
  • Assemble a multimedia/web-based application including scripts
  • Explain the network issues related to Internet applications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different user interface methods used for Internet applications
  • Explain version control and security issues related to Internet Applications

E) INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEM ANALYSIS

  • Define and analyse the problem
  • Evaluate solutions
  • Implement the solution
  • Describe information systems analysis
  • Explain different systems analysis techniques used in the industry
  • Contribute to team problem solving
  • Contribute to group and/or team functions

F) FUNDAMENTALS (REFER TO CAT)

  • English 1st language – Level 4
  • South African 2nd language – Level 3
  • Mathematical literacy – Level 4

G) WORKPLACE LEARNING
This programme includes a compulsory Workplace Learning component. Workplace learning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the qualification, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner employable and will assist in developing his/her personal skills.
**Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is required to complete this course. WIL is a programme that helps students apply what they’ve learned in a real work setting while earning credits for their qualification.
**Formative and summative assessments will assess all specific outcomes and adhere to all assessment criteria of the learning programme. 
Click here for quick access to the fact sheet for more info.

Materials to stay ahead

A list of prescribed textbooks will be made available at the start of the course. You will also receive an electronic version (e-guide) of this course. Textbooks are excluded from the course fee.

Careers you’d be great at

  • Junior System Developer
  • Junior Computer Programmer
  • Junior System Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Database Developer

The strength in your qualification

This diploma is accredited by the Council on Higher Education at a level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) with the SAQA ID No: 78965.
On successful completion of the course, Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on the learner’s behalf for the Further Education and Training Certificate:  Information Technology: Systems Development.

Take your education to the next degree

Go even further with a higher qualification. Please enquire at the nearest Damelin campus for the prospectus containing post-certificate studies.
 *Admission to further your studies remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council
 

NC: IT: Systems Development (Computer Programming Specialist)

Full-Time I SAQA ID: 48872 I NQF Level: 5 I Credits: 131 I Course Type: National Qualification

Take your intensity for software innovation & crack the code for success with the National Certificate: IT: Systems Development: Computer Programming Specialist.

Why this course is perfect for you?

Can you easily spot a glitch in a system? Do you enjoy working with discs, drives, apps and software? If so give your future an upgrade and join the field of Systems Development: Computer Programming.
A computer programmer is someone who writes code for computer software. In order to achieve this, individuals who fill this role must have an analytical mind and an excellent understanding of algorithms.  Since PC’s cannot work without software, it is the responsibility of the Computer Programming Specialist to create software that allows a computer to do what is desired of it. Although their primary responsibility is writing code, Computer Programmers also write programmes in a variety of different languages, debug systems, update existing programmes and design system interfaces.
Effective programmers exercise superior problem-solving and troubleshooting skills; which are necessary for those who wish to specialise in software development technologies. Through this course you will have a solid understanding of computer industry concepts, and develop the ability to work in areas of Systems Development with technical complexity. Take the fast track to becoming a Computer Programmer with this highly specialised course.

Why study with Damelin?

As soon as you join the Damelin family, you become part of a network of students, lecturers and friends, who will assist and support you during this exciting journey in your life. Our courses are designed to make your learning as comfortable as possible, with facilities that allow you to build your career in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our lecturers will provide all the support and guidance you require, so you leave Damelin with an unforgettable campus experience.

How to get in?

Registering for the National Certificate: IT: Systems Development: Computer Programming Specialist is simple. We have various touch-points for your convenience. Simply call, email, fill in an online enquiry form, or pop into one of our 17 campuses nationwide, where one of our consultants will gladly assist you.
Requirements:
Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent
Ability to use a personal computer competently

Time you will spend on the course

This is a one-year full-time course. A year planner and academic calendar is available at the start of the year with dates and times of classes and campus activities to help you plan your schedule.

Course content and modules

  • Database Design & Implementation
  • Introduction to Visual Basic .Net Programming
  • C# Programming
  • Internet and Web Design
  • Introduction to Java Programming
  • Information Technology in E- Commerce
  • Applied Project Management in an Information Technology Environment ​

Click here for quick access to the fact sheet for more info.

Materials to stay ahead

Click here for quick access to the fact sheet for more info.

Careers you’d be great at

  • System Developer/Internet and Web Designer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Project Manager

The strength in your qualification

Upon successful completion of the whole programme, Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on your behalf for the National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development.
Upon completion of the optional external examinations modules, you will receive MCDBA, MS.NET, PMI, SCJA and SCJP Certification at the learners own cost.

Take your education to the next degree

Upon successful completion of the whole programme, Damelin will process your certificate in Computer Programming Specialist through MICT SETA on your behalf for the National Certificate: Information Technology: Systems Development.
Upon completion of the optional external examinations modules, you will receive MCDBA, MS.NET, PMI, SCJA and SCJP Certification at the learners own cost.