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ICDL (International Computer Driving License) programs are critical for anyone who wishes to become fully competent in the use of a computer and common applications. In this modern day, computer skills are imperative, as they enable individuals to comprehend and use technology to enhance their personal and professional lives. ICDL modules that we offer at Village Tech, provide a practical program of up-to-date skills and knowledge areas, which are validated by a test.

 

Being able to use a computer effectively is an essential life skill. Our computer skills certification can help the holder’s professional life by making them more attractive to employers, while increasing their ability to communicate and access information and services in their personal life.

 

As a Pearson Vue, Certiport and ICDL testing centre we are able to provide international assessments required for certifications such as ICDL, Microsoft MOS, MCSA, MCSD, CompTIA, CIW etc. Students can purchase and book exam dates through Village Tech by contacting any of our student advisors on info@villagetech.co.za or calling on 087 135 1313.
Please download our exam price list for a full comprehensive list of all available exam list.

 

*The Pearson Vue and Certiport exam centre is open Monday- Friday from 08:30 am to 16:30 pm.

*ICDL Testing is only available Monday and Friday from 12:00 pm to 15:00 pm. Booking is essential.

Programme Overview

The CompTIA A+ certification is an entry-level rite of passage for IT technicians. This certification is designed for individuals seeking a career as a help desk, support, service center or networking technician, and it covers PC and laptop hardware, software installation and configuration of computer and mobile operating systems. A+ also tests a candidate’s understanding of basic networking, troubleshooting and security skills, which serve as a springboard for CompTIA networking or security certifications. The A+ is required for Canon, Dell, Intel and HP service technicians. Candidates must pass two exams (exams 220-901 and 220-902) to earn the A+ credential.

 

Modules

CompTIA A+ 901

  • Hardware
  • Troubleshooting and mobile devices
  • Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

 

CompTIA A+ 220 902

  • Windows Operating System
  • Security
  • Software Troubleshooting
  • Operational Procedures
  • Other Operating Systems and Technologies
  • Fundamentals of Cloud computing & operational procedures

 

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum grade 10 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer

 

Duration:

  • Full time – 3 months
  • Part time – 4 Months

 

 

Fees:

Part Time & Full Time – R10 000 (Per Person, Includes Manual, and international Exam Vouchers 901 & 902).

 

Possible Careers:

  • IT Support technician
  • IT Support Administrator
  • Field Service Technician

Programme Overview

This certification is an ISO-17024 compliant, vendor neutral technology certification that verifies that a certified individual has the skills and knowledge needed to take on a pivotal role in building, managing, and protecting the critical asset that is the data network. The Network+ certification is recommended or required by Cisco, Dell, HP and Intel, and is also an accepted entry-point certification for the Apple Consultants Network. Only one exam, N10-006, is required to earn the certification.

 

Modules

  • Troubleshooting
  • Industry standards, practices, and network theory
  • Network architecture
  • Network Operations
  • Network security

 

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum grade 10 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer

 

Duration:

  • Full time – 3 months
  • Part time – 4 Months

 

 

Fees:

Part Time & Full Time – R9000 (Per Person, Includes Manual, and international Exam Vouchers).

 

Possible Careers:

  • Network Field Technician
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Security

Programme Overview

The CompTIA Security + certification is a vendor neutral, internationally recognised credential used by organisations and security professionals around the globe to validate foundation level security skills and knowledge.
To obtain the Security+ certification candidates must pass on exam, SY0-401.

 

Modules

  • Network Security
  • Compliance & Operational Security
  • Threats & Vulnerabilities
  • Application, Data & Host Security
  • Access Control & Identity Management
  • Cryptography

 

Entry Requirements:

  • CompTIA Network + certification or equivalent is recommended OR
  • Relevant work experience in IT Administration is recommended

 

Duration:

  • Full time – 3 months
  • Part time – 4 Months

 

 

Fees:

Part Time & Full Time – R9600 (Per Person, Includes Manual, and international Exam Vouchers).

 

Possible Careers:

  • IT Security Specialist
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Security or Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator

ICDL is the world’s leading computer skills certification. The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Whether you are in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed.

The ICDL programme is broken into 3 module groupings:

 

Base Modules

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets

 

Intermediate Modules

  • Presentation
  • Using Databases
  • Online Collaboration
  • IT Security
  • Project Planning
  • ICT in education

 

Advanced Modules

  • Advanced Word processing
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Advanced Databases
  • Advanced Presentations

 

Entry Requirements:

  • Ability to read and write in English

 

Duration: Dependent on module selection

 

Fees: there are various module combinations and packages available please enquire

 

Possible Careers:

  • Office Administrator
  • Call Centre Agent
  • Admin Assistant
  • Secretary