Qualification: SAQA ID: Part of 48872 NQF 5, Credits 12. PART TIME.

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


This programme focuses on the technical aspects of the Electronic-Commerce (E-commerce) field. The programme is at an introductory level to Electronic-Commerce aspects for the more experienced computer user. Given the explosive growth in Electronic-Commerce applications, and the total rearrangement this will have in the way future society operates, a need exists for computer specialists to gain a practical and theoretical foundation in the IT aspects of Electronic-Commerce. This Skills Programme is part of a full qualification that is mapped to a cluster of unit standards taken from a programme that is accredited by MICT SETA, namely National Certificate in Information Technology: Systems Development SAQA ID 48872, NQF level 5, 131 credits.

Admission Requirements
  • Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer competently

The programme duration is 46 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assessments, 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, if the learner is found to be "Competent" in the PoE, the learner will receive a Y2K letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Y2K will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained.

Career Fields

Successful learners could pursue a career as a/an:

  • Internet Sales Specialist
  • Business Plan E-Commerce Specialist
  • E-Commerce Support Consultant
This course if offered in the following formats: 1. Textbook. Candidates will receive the training material in paper-based format.