ASIT

ABOUT THE ADVANCED SCHOOL OF IT

The Advanced School of IT is affiliated with Aptech. Aptech Limited is a global retail and corporate training solution’s provider with a presence in more than 40 countries and a network of over 1300 training centres worldwide. This ISO9001:2000 certified educational support institution offers customized training solutions and learning content to schools, colleges, universities, governments and businesses. Aptech has an education partnership with universities including Middlesex, Portsmouth UK, RMIT Australia. The goal of the Advanced School of IT (ASIT) under RSTP is to have an ICT literate Swazi society capacitated in; Software Development, Multimedia, Cyber Security & Forensics and Hardworking & Networking.

ASIT is your one-stop shop for acquiring relevant and transferable skills across a number of competencies, while building excellence in your field of expertise. ASIT’s stakeholders include students, staff, industry and the Government of Swaziland. The stakeholders expect the following;

  • Graduate supply and capability aligned to future skill demand and employment.
  • Excellent Teaching and Learning from staff with relevant vocational experience, cutting edge discipline knowledge and appropriate resources.
  • The opportunity, support and encouragement to develop their full potential.
  • Graduates and ASIT staff who contribute to improved productivity and organisational performance.
  • A sustainable organisation able to invest in cutting edge people, resources and infrastructure.

The principal goals of the Advanced School of IT broadly embrace:

  • To address the shortage of ICT skills that are existing in industry.
  • To actively participate in and promote ICT related research and creative innovation.
  • Restructuring the industrial sector with the infusion of knowledge-based industries

The school will offer advanced diploma courses which include the following:

Aptech Certified Computer Professional (ACCP)

 

Duration: 2years

After completion of this course, candidates can become any of the following professionals:

  • Web Designer
  • Java and C# Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • .Net Apps Engineer

Arena Animation International Program (AAIP)

Duration: 2years

After completion of this course, candidates can become any of the following professionals

  • Graphic Designer
  • Audio and Video Editor
  • 2D and 3D Animator
  • Motion Graphics Designer

Aptech Certified Network Specialist (ACNS)

 

Duration: 2years

After completion of this course, candidates can become any of the following professionals:

  • Hardware Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Server Administrator
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Ethical Hacker

Information Security and Ethical Hacking (ISEH

 

Duration: 2years

After completion of this course, candidates can become any of the following professionals

  • Network Technician
  • Security Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Security Specialist
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Security Analyst

Cyber Security and Forensics

 

Duration: 3years

After completion of this course, candidates can become any of the following professionals

  • Security Administrator
  • Security Specialist
  • Ethical Hacker
  • Forensics Investigator
  • Cyber Crime Invest

Student Recruitment, Selection and Admission

The target group for the Advanced School of IT is young Swazis who have completed their high school with credits in Math & science and mature professionals – keen to empower themselves in the field of Information Technology. The Advanced School of IT school admission policy will enable those who have credits in math & science to enroll regardless of their English grade, whereas collages around the country requires credit in English.

The admission requirements of ASIT are:

  • Minimum high school graduates.
  • Minimum of 4 credits
    • At least Pass in English
    • Credit in Mathematics (except in Multimedia)
    • Any other two relevant credits
  • Special Admissions – for review by the admissions board

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info@rstp.org.sz

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