The Higher Certificate in Information Technology is a one year programme and provides a structured programme for persons wishing to work as information technology support staff in public and private sector organisations.

The qualification aims to develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of information technology principles. It will also develop communication and project management skills, and provide students with skills in information technology support.

This qualification covers fundamental concepts and components into the technology and operation of modern information systems.

This programme is offered through online learning. Each module is delivered over a 5 week period.



Completion of the Higher Certificate meets the minimum entry requirement for admission to an appropriate Advanced Certificate. A Higher Certificate may also allow access to an appropriate Bachelor’s degree.




Embark on a trajectory leading to positions such as:

  • Network Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • IT Consultant/ Administrator
  • Data Capturers