Concept of Computer Architecture

Qualification: SAQA ID: Part of 78965 NQF 4 (28 Credits) PART TIME

This is part of an accredited NQF programme, with MICT SETA. This Skills Programme is occupationally based and when successfully completed, will constitute credits towards the abovementioned qualification registered on the NQF.


This Skills Programme is designed for learners who would enjoy the concept in Concept in computer architecture. It would also expose learners to networking, troubleshooting and implementation of networks. This Skills Programme is part of a MICT SETA accredited full qualification: FET Certificate: Systems Development, SAQA ID 78965, Level 4, 165 credits.

Admission 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 the learning programme
  • Approved CAT exceptions (Grade12)

The programme duration is 106 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assignments, do research and self-study. Each Y2K campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.


On successful completion of the programme, and if the learner if found to be competent in the PoE, the learner will receive a Y2K letter of results outlining the outcomes covered and Y2K will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the outcomes covered together with the credits obtained.

Career Fields

Successful learners could pursue a career in or as a/an:

  • End User Support Technician
  • IT Technician
  • Computer Architecture
This course if offered in the following formats: 1. Textbook. Candidates will receive the training material in paper-based format.