Does Cput take higher certificate?

As a student registered for the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology, you will be a valid CPUT student and will be registered as such.

 The Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology is a formal, NQF Level 5, CPUT qualification.
• In this year, this programme will be offered in collaboration with College of Cape Town, False Bay College and Northlink College.
• As a student registered for the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology, you will be a valid CPUT student and will be registered as such.
• You will have the same institutional accesses enjoyed by all other CPUT students, including NSFAS, library, student counselling, etc.
• 60 students will be placed at each of the campuses of the participating colleges. This will be based on your proximity to the campuses and how you prefer to travel.

Selection
• A student cannot be guaranteed acceptance if he/she qualifies with the minimum score of 30, as successful candidates will be chosen on a ranking system from the pool of applicants.

Credits to the Diploma
• 50% of subject credits of the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology can be carried over to the first year of the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.

Conditions to continue to the Diploma
• Students must obtain a 65% aggregate in the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology in order to apply for the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.
• The top 20 academically performing students at each of the colleges in the Higher Certificate in Information & Communication Technology), will automatically get accepted to the Diploma in ICT in the following academic year.