System Administrator

System Administrator

Skills Certificates Technical

System Administrator

Purpose of this programme

This course starts off with the Office Application Specialist course. On successful completion of this course, the student will continue with PC Technician. Students are taught the latest skills needed by today’s computer support professionals. This course requires a student to perform tasks such as installation, building, upgrading, repairing, troubleshooting, configuration, diagnosing and preventative maintenance, and basic networking. The students will gain knowledge and skills of networking by learning features and functions of networking components, installing and configuring, and troubleshooting hardware, protocols and services. Students will also learn to effectively maintain and monitor server resources, functions and performances.

Classes are lectured-based and are conducted on a weekly basis. Your course and assessments are practical in nature. You do not need a computer for this course; you are welcome to do all your practical work at the ATTI centre.

Career Pathway

  • Computer literacy for any person working in the formal employment sector
  • Entry-level service technician
  • Enterprise technician
  • IT Administrator
  • Call Centre Technician
  • Depot Technician
  • Bench Technician
  • IT System Consultant
  • Technical Sales Roles
  • Desktop User
  • IT Support Desktop
  • Field Service Technician
  • PC Technician
  • Remote Support Technician
  • Technical trainer
  • Networking technician
  • Help Desk Technician

Key Learning Outcomes and Skills

Office Application Specialist

  • PC Basics
  • Windows 10
  • Typing Techniques
  • MS Word 2016 Basic and Expert
  • MS Excel 2010 Basic and Expert
  • MS PowerPoint 2016 Basic and Expert
  • Internet Explorer
  • MS Outlook 2016
  • CV Creation and Networking skill

PC and Network Technician

  • Hardware Support
  • Operating Systems
  • Troubleshooting Methodologies
  • Basic Networking Concepts
  • Networking Technician Concepts
  • LAN’s and WAN’s
  • Networking Implementation


  • Windows Server 2012 Active Directory
  • Windows Server 2012 Network Infrastructure
  • Windows Server 2012 Server Administrator



Registration Fee : R800

(Non Refundable)

2 Year Course Fee : R22 650

(R950 x 23 monthly installments, total cost includes R800 non refundable registration fee)

Course Info

  • Certification: Provider Skills Programme
  • Credit-bearing: up to 133 SAQA credits
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Minimum Requirements: Grade 11