Learn to succeed in an ever-changing working world by enrolling in an IT Network Engineering professional learning programme. Our IT Network Engineering programme runs over 2 years, where the first year concentrates on the fundamental skills required by all IT professionals. The second year builds specialised skills and knowledge in the most relevant and sought-after areas, providing you with a series of certifications that allow for employability, and
position you for growth in various careers.

At NewBridge College, you will attend full-time lectures in support of this professional learning programme, and your programme will include the NewBridge College exclusive Professional Development Programme, giving you the tools to adapt and thrive in our ever-changing working world. Each programme is also accompanied by relevant Short Learning Programmes, offered through the innovative learning platform edx.org, boosting your CV and ensuring that you remain relevant in the workplace.

What You Will Learn


  1. A core skillset of fundamental IT abilities
  2. Computer hardware and software
  3. Network fundamentals
  4. Windows client and server operating systems
  5. Windows Server installations, configuration and troubleshooting
  6. An introduction to Linux
  7. IT security
  8. Insight into new and emerging technology

Career Path

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

Entrance Criteria

The NewBridge College admission criterion is a National Senior Certificate or equivalent. The applicant must be able to demonstrate proficiency in both English and Numeracy.

NewBridge College may apply alternative criteria in cases where the applicant does not meet the requirements for admission stated above in order to demonstrate readiness.

Professional Development Programme

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Our exclusive Professional Development Programme runs concurrently with your professional learning programme, teaching you crucial academic skills, workplace skills, financial literacy, personal skills and digital citizenship, and
giving you an advantage for life.

Programme Content

NewBridge College provides full-time lecture and tutorial support towards this IT Network Engineering Programme. Similarly, NewBridge College offers support for the short learning programmes offered on the online learning platforms detailed above.

Our full-time campus, situated in Musgrave, Durban, ensures that students who enrol with us will enjoy a full student life that includes lectures, personal development, and an exciting sport and social programme while they study towards this professional learning programme.

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