Computer Courses

Are you looking for computer courses? Here are all the computer technology courses we have to offer. Computer technology is very important in our jobs and daily lives. A large number of companies are on the lookout for employees with good computer skills. You can equip yourself with the skills that employers want and find yourself a good job.

 

Microsoft Office Specialist Courses

Study one of the Microsoft Office Specialist courses to sharpen your Excel skills.

 

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 - Proficient

A 12-month course that specialises in Microsoft Office Skills like Excel and Word. This course is for any corporate office job that requires fundamental computer skills.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 - Expert

A 9-month course that requires you to have completed the “Proficient” level course. After you complete this course, you gain “Microsoft Office Expert” status.

 

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Courses

The following courses can help you get an entry-level IT (Information Technology) job.

 

SQL Server 2012

It is a 12-month course that consists of server and database subjects. An excellent course for individuals pursuing a career in server or database.

Windows Server 2012

It is a 9-month course that covers all the fundamentals of Server Management and maintenance. A high-grade course for people working in IT.

 

Microsoft Technology Associate Courses

Get a better understanding and learn more about Microsoft products. If you want to pursue a career in technology, try one of these courses.

 

 

Database Fundamentals Certification

A short 3-month course that quickly covers all the core aspects of working with databases.

HTML5 Application Development Fundamentals

A 3-month short course that quickly covers all the core aspects of working with HTML5 code.

Security Fundamentals Certification

It is a 3-month short course that covers all the core aspects of working with Security systems.

Software Development Fundamentals

A short course of 3 months, covering the core aspects of working with Programming Software.

Networking Fundamentals Certification

The course covers core aspects of understanding network structures. It is a 3-month short course.

Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

It covers all the core aspects of working and maintaining a server. It is a 3-month short course.

 

Microsoft Windows Courses

Stay up to date with the latest Microsoft Windows operating systems. It will teach you the basics about the system and where to navigate.

 

Introduction to Personal Computers Using Microsoft Windows 8

This course will help you become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and, more specifically, the Windows 8 interface.

Introduction to Personal Computers Using Microsoft Windows 10

You will become more comfortable using a personal computer (PC) and the Windows 10 interface.

 

Computer Repair Courses

If you consider yourself as a technical person, choose one of the Computer Repair courses. It focuses on the technical aspects of a computer.

 

Short Course in PC Repair

It is a 4-month course with three subjects. Here you will learn all the basics of working with a computer and its components.

Advanced Certificate in PC Repair

The 12-month course is where you will learn all there is surrounding Windows installation, component application and service excellence.

Certificate in PC Repair

It covers all the fundamentals of working with PC parts in a professional environment. It is a standard 8-month course.

 

Microsoft Office 2010 Courses

Learn all of the primary skills using the Microsoft Office 2010 programs.

 

Short Course Certificate in Microsoft Office 2010

A short 4-month course where you will learn the basics of working with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Advanced Certificate in Microsoft Office 2010

A 12-month course that is similar to the certificate course we offer, but this course also shows you how to operate Windows Outlook.

Proficiency Certificate in Microsoft Office 2010

This standard 8-month course will cover the more advanced functions of Microsoft Word and Excel.

 

CompTIA Courses

CompTIA stands for Computing Technology Industry Association. They certify the competency of computer service professionals. As per CompTIA South Africa, they focus on: “education, certification, advocacy and philanthropy.”

 

Computer Technician Home Study Course (A+)

CompTIA A+ is the essential IT certification for establishing an IT career. If you’re new to the IT industry, this will help you put your best foot forward in this career path.

Computer Networking Home Study Course (N+)

With a CompTIA Network+ certification, you will possess the skills to troubleshoot, configure and manage these systems and keep your company productive.

 

Why are Computer Courses so Popular? Computer Courses

In today’s world, most companies rely on computer technology to do business. It helps the company to run faster, more efficiently and more accurately. Many students understand this and know that getting themselves qualified with a computer-related certification puts them in line to find some of the best jobs out there.

 

Computer Skills

Having computer skills are seen as a vital skill in the 21st century. As almost all employers in the corporate sector require workers to be effective with a computer in some way. Your job description could include you doing something such as working in excel and word. Or doing something more complex such as developing software.

 

Why Should you Sign up for a Computer Course at Skills Academy?

Students choose to study computer courses for many reasons. Some of those reasons are the job possibilities, growth, and development in this field. More reasons as to why students study these courses include.

  • They want to keep up to date with technology.
  • To make their CV more attractive.
  • They would like to gain a new skill set and more knowledge.
  • They simply enjoy computers and would like to go after a career in this field.

 

Skills Academy Offer a Range of Computer Courses

Our Computer courses provide you with the skills and knowledge to help you step into any Networking, Programming, or Technical Career. We offer something for everyone with a range of accredited and non-accredited courses. These courses range from Skills Academy’s own courses to CompTIA and Microsoft.

 

Careers in Computers or IT

As computer technology grows, more computer specialists will be needed. Computer specialists and people with computer skills are in demand all over the world.

 

Will a Career in Computers Suit you?

There is something within the computer field for everyone. If you are a creative person, you could go into web development or graphic design. Maybe you are a logical person and enjoyed Mathematics and Science in school, so you could consider programming. Do you enjoy fixing things? A computer repair course might be your calling. There are options to suit everyone.

 

Here are a few Examples of job Titles in the Computer Industry:

  • Computer programmer
  • Database administrator
  • Computer repair technician
  • Web designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Helpdesk support administrator
  • Software consultant
  • Network administrator
  • Security specialist
  • Software developer
  • Web developer.

 

Would you Like to Study at Skills Academy?

Skills Academy is a distance learning college. Distance learning is a study method which means that you can study at your own pace and in your own time. With this said, here is how we help you with your studies.

  • We provide tutors who are ready to help you from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
  • You can also form part of an online study group in which you can get help from other students studying the same course as you.
  • Your study material can be delivered to you via courier.

 

How do I get Started?

Here are the ways in which you can get in touch with us and start studying as soon as possible.

  1. Fill in the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly.
  2. Call us toll-free: 0800 39 00 27
  3. Chat to us on Whatsapp: 082 318 8892

 

 

Written by: Robin Louw

Last updated: September 26, 2018

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