An Introduction to the IT Cloud and Network Engineering Programme

 

Gain IT fundamentals before building skills in the most relevant and sought-after areas of computer-based information systems, preparing you for a career in cloud computing, network engineering and management, with this IT Cloud and Network Engineering programme.

 

Your registration with NewBridge College ensures that you get full access to our campus. This includes being able to attend our full-time blended lecture and tutorial support programme, the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy coupled with our unique Professional Development Programme and the opportunity to enjoy our vibrant campus and sport and social activities.

 

You will also receive the opportunity to join our NewBridge College Accelerate Academy, specifically designed to support and complement your programme and give you an advantage for life.

 

NewBridge College provides all material, content, teaching and certification for the Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) and industry-aligned programmes. On successful completion, you will receive this qualification which is a registered and accredited South African qualification. SAQA ID: 78964 | NQF 4 | SAQA ID: 48573 | NQF 5

What You Will Learn

What You Will Learn

  • A core skillset of fundamental IT abilities
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Network fundamentals
  • Windows client and server operating systems
  • Windows Server installations, configuration and troubleshooting
  • An introduction to Linux
  • IT security
  • Insight into new and emerging technology

IT Cloud and Network Engineering Programme Content

Career Path

Year 1 Programme Content:

  • Communicating Effectively with Users of Information Systems
  • Understanding Computer Systems
  • Problem-Solving Techniques and Application
  • Computer Technology Principles
  • Work Effectively as a Team Member within a Support Team
  • Hardware and Infrastructure Support for Personal Computers
  • Hardware and Infrastructure Support for Office Products
  • Data Communications and Network Support
  • PC Architecture 101 (CompTia)
  • PC Architecture 102 (CompTia)
  • Networking Fundamentals (Microsoft)
  • Network Architecture 101 (CompTia)
  • Windows 10 (Microsoft)
  • Windows 10: Managing Modern Desktops (Microsoft)
  • Azure Fundamentals (Microsoft)
  • Introduction to Application Development

Year 2 Programme Content:

  • Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Problems
  • Understand the Role of Technology in the Business Context
  • Basic Support Skills
  • Operating System Support Skills
  • Network Support Skills
  • Technical Reporting Skills
  • Function Appropriately in a Change Management Process within a Support Team
  • Hardware Support Skills for Server Computers
  • Systems Support Contextualised within a Selected Work Area
  • Microsoft 365 Identity and Services
  • Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security
  • Routing and Switching (CISCO)
  • Network Security (CompTia)

Career Path

Entrance Criteria

    • Network Specialist
    • Network Technician
    • Network Administration
    • Network Analysis
    • Computer Hardware Engineering
    • Network Management
    • Network Engineering
    • Network Solutions Architecture
    • Network Infrastructure Analysis

NewBridge College Blended Support

NewBridge College provides all material, content, teaching and certification for the Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) and industry-aligned programmes. On successful completion, you will receive this qualification which is a registered and accredited South African qualification.

Your registration with this provider allows you to receive their materials, their online support and to write their assessments and exams. On successful completion of their degree programme, you will receive their registered and accredited qualification.

Your registration with NewBridge College allows you access to a student support programme at our safe, secure, and conveniently situated digitally enabled campus. This includes being able to attend our full-time blended lecture and tutorial support programme and the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy coupled with our unique Professional Development Programme. This together with our sport and social life ensure you will enjoy a vibrant campus life.

Our approach has been developed to give students a well-rounded campus experience and all the support needed to complete their studies successfully. The result is that our students will have the confidence to adapt to the complexities of the 21st century and learn first-hand how to pursue lifelong learning throughout their careers.

The support we offer on our campus includes:

  • Academic support in our digitally enabled spaces and other learning facilities
  • Lessons for your programme
  • Personal and professional development and International Certifications for Short Learning programmes offered through the NewBridge College Accelerate Academy
  • Sports club membership opportunities
  • Social programmes
  • Campus Cafe

The voluntary and additional support we offer is designed to assist students while they study towards the degree provided by the institution.

NewBridge College Accelerate Academy

Everything we do at NewBridge College is designed to give students a competitive advantage for life. Every student has the opportunity to join our NewBridge College Accelerate Academy, receiving access to specialist programmes that support and complement your area of study.

 

Students gain NewBridge College Accelerate Academy certificates of recognition for every level successfully completed to add further credibility to their CV’s when they complete their studies. Specialist programmes comprise workshops, lectures, case studies and specially curated online content, cultivating skills that prepare students to take control of their destiny while enhancing their appeal to potential employers.

 

The NewBridge College Accelerate Academy comprises the following:

NewBridge Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree

NewBridge Bachelor of Accounting Science Degree

 

For further information regarding registration and accreditation click here

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