- NQF 5
- Full Time
- One Year
The purpose of this qualification is to provide students the opportunity to acquire skills required to perform basic and
elementary functions in the Educational Technology field. Training for this programme is both theoretical and practical. It
allows students to grasp fundamental knowledge in the workings of various software packages and the education and
commercial environments and select Educational Technology and general IT software packages. The qualification also
includes instruction in the techniques specific to creating in various media; the behavioural principles applicable to using
various media in learning and teaching; the design, testing and production of instructional materials; and the management of
educational/instructional media facilities and programmes. This qualification will provide potential or practicing teachers,
lecturers and corporate trainers with the knowledge and tools to understand the evolution of technology in education and
identify ways in which the opportunities providing by current and emerging technologies can be used to respond to socio-
economic challenges in the 21st Century education globally and nationally in order to support the design, development,
implementation and evaluation of educational technologies in well defined contexts.
Any of the following certificates will be accepted at registration:
- National Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies
- Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4
- National Certificate Vocational, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies.
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is considered
on merit and circumstances
Certification and Examination Authority
Upon successful completion, students will receive a Berea College of Technology Higher Certificate in Education Technology. All Examinations are set and administered by Berea College of Technology.
All examinations are set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). The National N Diploma is issued by the DHET.
Type of Programme
- The programme duration is 1 year on a full-time basis, or 2 years on a part-time basis. Tuition is face to face and is
scheduled per campus. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time and part-time basis. Part-time tuition is
scheduled as per the stipulated planner.
- Prescribed textbook lists will be provided by the academic department at your campus. Students will receive electronic versions of the study guides for this programme.
Enquire at Berea Technical College campus for a current programme pricelist.
Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.
With this programme learners can further there be learning both horizontally and vertically. Learners can receive credits at
our institution and move onto other programmes offered at our Institution or they may obtain credits from public institutions
and progress vertically. The Professional training obtained from this programme allows our learner`s entrance additional
Qualifications the credits obtained can be used as evidence for RPL for other qualifications
Please enquire at the nearest Berea College of Technology campus for the prospectus containing post-certificate studies.
Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic