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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION: 
CITBP(SA) - Certified Information Technology Business Professional 
DESIGNATION ID DESIGNATION TITLE
1001  CITBP(SA) - Certified Information Technology Business Professional 
PROFESSIONAL BODY DESIGNATION STATUS
ICITP - Institute of Chartered IT Professionals  Registered 
SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
SAQA 06123/18  2018-12-07  2023-12-07 


DESCRIPTION:
The Institute of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) was established in 2003 and acquired registration as a Non-Profit Organisation from the Department of Social Development in 2009. The ICITP mission includes the advancement of the objectives of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF); promoting public interest and trust in the Information Technology Profession; ensuring and encouraging continuing professional development; developing and maintaining the standards for the practice of Information Technology and facilitating access to its designations in recognition of deserving Information Technology practitioners in South Africa. 
AWARDING CRITERIA
For the Professional Designation to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements: 
Underlying Registered Qualification or Part Qualification:
The criteria for the awarding of the additional Professional Designations below comply with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Policy and Criteria for Recognising a Professional Body and Registering a Professional Designation for the Purposes of the National Qualifications Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008 and the designations complement those already registered, creating a designation pathway.

Underlying Qualification(s):
  • Advanced Diploma at National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 7.
    Or
  • Bachelor's Degree at NQF Level 7.
    Or
  • Occupational Certificate at NQF Level 7 with Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Business Studies and Computer Science modules. 
  • Experiential Learning or Experience
    At least four years' work experience in an Information Technology (IT) environment. Two of these four years must have been spent in roles that carry a significant amount of responsibility, full accountability and present a challenging range of complex work activities. Candidates also need to demonstrate personal influence and well developed Information Technology business skills. 
    Competency Assessment
    The Certified IT Business Professional (CITBP-SA) Board Examination is compulsory. 
    Designation RPL Statement
    This Designation may be awarded through Recognition of Prior Learning. 
    RETAINING CRITERIA
    In order to ensure the currency of professional knowledge and to retain the Professional Designation, the professional must comply with the following minimum requirements: 
    Code of Conduct
    Members must adhere to the Professional Body Codes of Conduct and Ethics. 
    Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
    20 CPD points per year must be accumulated and recorded. 
    Fees
    Ensure that the annual membership fee is paid. 


    PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION PROGRESSION PATHWAY
    (The Designation being reported on here is shown in italics.)

    Sequence Designation ID Designation Title
    1721ITCP(SA) - Information Technology Certified Professional
    2722CITP(SA) - Chartered Information Technology Professional
    31001CITBP(SA) - Certified Information Technology Business Professional


    PROFESSIONAL BODY WEB ADDRESS:
    For more information on this Professional Designation, please visit http://www.icitp.com