- NQF: 5
- SAQA ID. 101408
- CREDITS: 282
What is a Cloud Administrator?
Cloud administrators manage software and hardware associated with the use of cloud-based services (e.g., Dropbox, G Suite, Microsoft Office 365).
Did you know?
The estimated salary potential for Systems Administrator Cloud will increase 28% over 5 years.
Cloud administrators are one of several possible job options in technology that offer vital cloud services that support businesses in their endeavors. A career as a cloud administrator may be a good fit for someone who has a passion for IT systems management and a skill set that emphasises cloud services. This qualification enables students to work with cloud engineers and other cloud management staff, to assist the client establish their cloud services and maintain smooth network operation.
Students gain an understanding of the principles of performance management, business planning concepts, product costing, and general ethical behaviour and its impact on the workplace. They will be well-equipped in how the industry works with the right workplace knowledge and people skills acquired through this qualification.
- NQF Level 4 qualification
Certification & Examination Authority
On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a statement of result from Berea College of Technology and upon meeting the EISA requirements, receive an Occupational Certificate: Cloud Administrator from the QCTO. All Examinations are set and administered by Berea College of Technology.
EISA is a single, national assessment which leads to competent learners being awarded Occupational Certificates. It is an integral and critical component of QCTO’s quality assurance system, as it ensures that the assessment of occupational qualifications, part-qualifications and trades is standardised, consistent and credible. Qualifying for External Assessment: To qualify for an external assessment, learners must provide proof of completion of all required knowledge and practical modules by means of statements of results and a record of completed work experience.
Duration and Work-Integrated Learning
2 YEARS FULL TIME
- A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campus
- Electronic copies of the study guides are available on the Student Portal
Enquire at Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.
Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.
WHAT IS THIS COURSE ?
Introduction to Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Elements
Containers, Cloud Native and Kubernetes
Cloud Security, Risks, Vulnerabilities and Mitigation
Data and Databases in the Cloud
Fundamentals of Cloud Computing Platforms
Introduction to Cloud Computing Governance, Legislation and Ethics
4IR and Future Skills
Design Thinking Principles for Innovation
Practical Skill Modules
Ensure Compliance in terms of Legal Cybersecurity Requirements and National and International Standards
Assess Risks and Vulnerabilities and Current Security Measures
Implement Protection, Prevention and Detection Measures to Mitigate Risk, Violations and Vulnerabilities
Apply Logical Thinking and Math’s
Apply Basic Scriptwriting for Cybersecurity Toolsets
Access and Visualise Structured Data Using Spreadsheets
Apply Design Thinking Methodologies
Function Ethically and Effectively as a Member of a Multidisciplinary Team
Work Experience Modules
Compliance with Legal Cybersecurity Requirements
Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Mitigation
Cybersecurity Detection, Protection and Prevention Processes
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)
The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.