This qualification has excellent value as it provides potential or practicing teachers, lecturers and corporate trainers with the knowledge and tools to understand the evolution of technology in education.

Why Choose Programme?

Educational Technology uses a combination of computer hardware, software and educational theory and practice for teamwork and an active learning environment. Via technology, there is quick access to information making teaching easier and learning fun for students. Classrooms equipped with digital learning tools such as computers and hand-held devices are the norm today. Students will be taught the basic and elementary functions in the Educational Technology field, theoretically and practically.

Course Information

    • National Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies.
    • Senior Certificate, NQF Level 4.
  • National Certificate Vocational, NQF Level 4 granting access to Higher Certificate studies.

The Higher Certificate in Educational Technology is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee [HEQC] of the Council on Higher Education [CHE] and is registered on the National Qualifications Framework [NQF] with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

Berea College of Technology (Pty) Ltd is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), with registration number 2000/HE07/004

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive a Higher Certificate: Educational Technology.

  • Computer Instructor – Pay Estimate: +/- R120 000 to R200 000 a year
  • Educational Technology Trainer – Pay Estimate: +/- R150 000 to R300 000 a year
  • Technology Teacher – Pay Estimate: +/- R250 000 to R300 000 a year
1st Semester Subjects
  • End-User Computing
  • Business Communication
  • Education Fundamentals
  • Business Management Fundamentals
2nd Semester Subjects
  • Educational Media Design
  • Educational Technology Applications
  • Human Resource Development
  • Educational Technology Practice
Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Higher Certificate in Educational Technology structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos, and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Higher Certificate in Educational Technology you can progress to other programmes offered by the College or you can earn credits from public tertiary education institutions, subject to the institutions entry criteria.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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