IT Cloud Administration

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A qualifying student at this level will be a well- rounded IT professional building on foundational technical skills. During the 2nd year, learners will acquire specialised skills in the management and maintenance of databases, as well as data repositories.
Included in the fees:
  • Access to books on Safari
  • Office 365
  • International exams (does not include rewrites)


After completing IT Solutions Expert: MCSA, enrol for CISCO or MCSE as your specialisation. Presented at all campuses.
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Requirement: A device (iPad/tablet) and a minimum of 5GB data are required to access training material.
Optional: Should you prefer to use or purchase your own PC for studies at home or laptop for studies at the campus, click on the PC Requirements button below.

Also available part time & self-paced

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Year 1

IT Solutions Administrator: MCSA


  • CAA511: Computer Architecture A
  • NA511: Network Architecture
  • COS511: Client Operating Systems
  • SS512: Server Systems
  • ADSS512: Advanced Server Systems


QCTO National Certificate: IT Systems Support (SAQA ID 48573, NQF Level 5, 147 Credits)
Certificate issued by MICT SETA


microsoft certified

  • 70-698 Installing and Configuring Windows 10
  • 70-740 Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016
  • 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016
  • 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016

On completion of international exams:
MCSA: Windows Server 2016
N10-006* CompTIA Network+

*Optional (for student’s own account)


  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12), including an achievement rating of at least 4 (50-59%) in English home language or English first additional language & 4 (50-59%) in Mathematics Literacy
  • Application form & diagnostics assessment at the campus

Year 2: Option A

IT Cloud Administrator: MCSE


  • SN621: Server Networks 1
  • DB622: Database 1
  • IPM411: Intro to Project Management
  • SEC622: Security+
  • FP622: Final Projects


QCTO Certificate: IT Database Administration (SAQA ID 71869, NQF Level 6, 120 Credits)
Certificate issued by MICT SETA


microsoft certified

  • MTA 98-367* Security Fundamentals

Outcome – MCSE: Cloud Platform & Infrastructure

  • 70-413 Designing & implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • 70-414 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
  • 70-764 Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
  • 70-339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

Outcome – MCSE: Productivity

  • 70-345* Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

*Optional (for student’s own account)


  • International Certificate: MCSA Windows Server 2012 (NQF 5)
  • QCTO National Certificate: IT Systems Support (SAQA ID 48573, NQF Level 5, 147 Credits)

Year 2: Option B

Cloud & Security Professional: CISCO


  • IPM611: Project Management
  • CN511: Core Networks A
  • CSA511: CCNA Cyber Security
  • CCC511: CCNA Cloud
  • CCV512: CCNA Voice
  • CS512: Computer Structure


After IT Technical Support II: The national qualification is the same as IT Solutions Administrator (MCSA). The benefit of doing this programme as a 2nd year, is the international certifications. Additional 10 credits of SAQA ID 50080 (not full qualification).
Certificate issued by MICT SETA


cisco certifications

  • MTA 98-366* Network Fundamentals
  • 200 – 125** CCNA Routing and Switching
  • 210 – 451 CCNA Cloud
  • 640 – 461 CCNA Voice
  • CS0-001* Cyber Security

On completion of international exams:
CCNA: CISCO Certified Network Associate

*Optional (for student’s own account)
**(CCNA v3); also known as CCNAX


  • IT Solutions Administrator: MCSA – QCTO National Certificate: IT System Support (SAQA ID 48573, NQF Level 5, 147 Credits)

Consider combining IT Solutions Expert: MCSA/ MCSE with short learning programmes (CISCO or Red Hat Academy)

IT Solutions Expert: MCSA/MCSE


Part time classes (afternoons or evenings)


Red Hat Academy**
Part time classes (afternoons or evenings)

**Only for 2nd year CTU students

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CTU Training Solutions | Updated: May 15th, 2018
Terms & Conditions: The content of this prospectus is subject to change without notification due to market trends in the industry, legislation and/or programme version updates. Refer to website for the latest version of the prospectus. The CTU Career Campus, a division of CTU Training Solutions (PTY) Ltd, reserves the right to change the programme content without prior notice. Additional international exams may be written but are not included in the programme fee. Minimum student (capacity) group sizes will fall into the Virtual Instructor-Led programme commencing in the months of February & July of each year.