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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION: 
ITCP(SA) - Information Technology Certified Professional 
DESIGNATION ID DESIGNATION TITLE
721  ITCP(SA) - Information Technology Certified Professional 
PROFESSIONAL BODY DESIGNATION STATUS
ICITP - Institute of Chartered IT Professionals  Registered 
SAQA DECISION NUMBER REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE
SAQA 08113/16  2016-07-28  2021-07-28 


DESCRIPTION:
The ITCP(SA) designation is an instantly recognisable badge across the Media, Information and Communication Technology (MICT) sectors and in organisations of every shape and size in South Africa and Internationally.

It demonstrates that you have completed the ITCP (Information Technology Certified Professional) board exam and ICITP's Practical Experience Requirement (PER) and:
  • Sets you apart as a certified/qualified Information Technology Practitioner and shows your commitment to high ethical and professional values and to lifelong learning.
  • Gives you the opportunity to choose where you work - in any sector, anywhere in the world.
  • Increases your employability because employers recognise the value that the ITCP designation brings to their business.
  • Keeps you at the top of the IT profession. 
  • AWARDING CRITERIA
    For the Professional Designation to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements: 
    Underlying Registered Qualification or Part Qualification:
    For the Professional Designation to be awarded, professionals must comply with the following minimum requirements:

    Underlying Registered Qualification or Part Qualification:
    Any one of the following qualifications:
  • Diploma in Information Technology/information Systems/Computer Science/Computer Engineering at NQF Level 6.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology/information Systems/Computer Science/Computer Engineering at NQF Level 7.
  • Bachelor's Degre in Accounting/Business/Engineering/Mathematics/Sciences/Statistics at NQF Level 7.
  • Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field at NQF Level 7. 
  • Experiential Learning or Experience
    Candidates with Diplomas are required to have at least three years' relevant work experience while those with Bachelor Degrees need two years work experience of which 1,000 hours must be dedicated to Information Management and Technology Assurance to acquire the requisite business experience needed at this level of operation. 
    Competency Assessment
    One professional Examination:
  • The ITCP (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)
    The ICITP CPD policy requires the following ongoing learning by members:
  • 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


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