National Certificate in Information Technology: Interactive Media (NQF 5)

MICT SETA Qualification Information Technology 137 Credits 1 Year Register Online
Section 1

Purpose of Qualification

The purpose of this qualification is for learners to be able to plan and create web sites. This
may not involve substantial academic content competent to the qualification, but rather focus
on the practical aspects required such as authoring/compiling/putting together components
for e-learning running off internet, intranet and CD ROM. In doing the former, qualifying
learners can create an interface for communication, entertainment and information devices.
In addition, qualifying learners are able to compile interactive presentations, graphics and
photographic elements, 2D animation, that is, visual content for marketing purposes to
contribute to film, television and video productions.

Section 2

Career Focus

  • Interactive Designer
  • Interactive Media Engineer
  • Media Planner
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Program Researcher
  • Social Media Manager
  • TV/ Film/ Video Producer
  • Web Content Manager
Section 3

Registered with

Department of Higher Education and Training.

Section 4

Accredited by

MICT Seta (SAQA ID: 49121)

Section 5

Admission Requirements

New National Senior Certificate (NSC) that allow entry to the Higher Education Certificate Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree OR Equivalent NQF Level 5 qualification.

Section 6


This qualification was developed to allow for further study in Information Technology Design Techniques Level 5 and related fields at Higher Education levels. It will allow the
qualified learner to progress to further qualifications in Graphics Designing or other IT domains, or in related industries where Designing is a key component.

Section 7

Assessment of Programme

Assessment is conducted as both Formative and Summative Assessments. The Formative Assessment is covered as Continuous Assessment Tests and compilation of a Portfolio of Evidence by the student. The Summative Assessment takes place as a National Summative Exam for Semester 1 and Semester 2. It is compulsory for all students to complete WIL for the completion of the program.

Section 8

Course Structure

  • Visual Technology
  • Resource Management
  • Information Management
  • Design Elements
  • Content Development
  • Media Formats
  • Team Management
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