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Certificate | Part Time


Level 5


Whether you're a beginner striving to break into the field, or experienced in networking and administration, this course covers Network Infrastructure in depth as you configure your own Server 2008 Network. It is recognised internationally and learners may complete optional external computer based exams for international recognition at their expense.

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The programme duration is 118 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assessments, do research and self study. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.

+Career fields

Learners could pursue a career as a:

  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (upon successful completion of the optional external exams)
  • System Administrator
  • Network Administrator


  • On successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained.Upon successful completion of the optional International exams, the learner will receive a Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (MCTS) (70-642) Certificate for international recognition.

+Admission Requirements

  • Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent
  • Ability to use a personal computer competently
  • Competence in the unit standard, "Participate in formal meetings", NQF Level 2 (ID 14911), as completed in this learning programme

+Additional Costs

Additional assessment fees may be applicable. Refer to Academic Fee Schedule.

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+Programme Outline

Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure(70-642)
  • Configure IP addressing, routing, and IPsec
  • Configure name resolution using Domain Name Systems (DNS)
  • Configure remote and wireless network access
  • Configure Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Object-oriented programming concepts
  • Configure file and print services
  • Monitor and manage a network infrastructure

Workplace Learning
This programme includes a compulsory Workplace Learning component. Workplace learning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the qualification, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner employable and will assist in developing his/her personal skills.