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PC requirements

**Devices with specs as listed below are recommended, but not compulsory.
***Technical specs are also relevant when buying a laptop.

All IT Courses

Diploma: IT Network Design & Administration,IT Technical Support, IT Cloud Solutions Administrator, IT Cloud Solutions Engineer, Software, App & Games Development

Motherboard Intel i5/7 motherboard (supports Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization)
CPU Intel i5/7 2.3 GHz (supports Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization)
RAM 32 GB Memory
HDD 1TB SATA HDD or equivalent
Graphics N/A
Monitor 21’ LCD Flat screen monitor (Laptop – Resolution: 1920 x 1080)
Input USB Mouse, USB Keyboard, DVD Rom
Operating System Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit)

All Design courses

Graphic Design I & II, Web Development I & II and Diploma: Visual Communication, Higher Certificate: Graphic Design

Motherboard Intel i7 (or higher)
CPU Intel i5 (or higher) 2.8 GHz minimum 3.4 GHz Recommended Intel Multi-core Intel processor with 64-bit support or AMD
RAM 16 GB Memory (32 GB Memory for Graphic Design 2nd year, Viscom 2nd and 3rd year)
HDD 500GB SATA
Graphics Graphic card with 4GB* dedicated graphic memory (*6GB recommenced for Graphic Design 2nd Year, Viscom 2nd and 3rd year)
Monitor 23-27’ LCD Flat screen monitor (Laptop – Resolution: 1920 x 1080) (HD)
Input USB Mouse, USB Keyboard, DVD Rom
Operating System Windows 10 Pro (64 Bit)

*An Adobe Creative Cloud software package is compulsory.


Computer Aided Draughting & Design I & II

Motherboard Intel/AMD
CPU Intel i5/AMD Ryzen 5 or higher
RAM 16 GB memory or higher
HDD 500GB SATA/ SSD/M.2
Graphics Graphic card with 4GB dedicated graphic memory Nvidia or AMD
Monitor 14 to 17 inch for laptop/18.5 to 24 inches for Desktop (resolution: 1920 X 1080 FHD or higher - 4K recommended)
Input USB Mouse, USB Keyboard
Operating System Windows 10

All Business and NATED courses

Project Management I & II, Generic Management I & II, Financial Accounting, Office Administration, Entrepreneurship, Business Management and HR Management & Practices, Engineering, Humanities AND Tourism

Motherboard Any motherboard will be sufficient
CPU Minimum Intel i3
RAM 8 GB memory
HDD Any HDD will be sufficient
Graphics N/A
Monitor Any size monitor will be sufficient
Input USB Mouse, USB Keyboard, DVD Rom, network cable port
Operating System Windows 10

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