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Bachelor’s in Engineering are concerned with the practical applications of the advancements in scientific, economic and social theories. It follows a process of observation, design, implementation and maintenance of solutions for all kinds of problems and issues. The discipline encompasses a great variety of fields and students are bound to find a degree they like.

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HTML5/CSS3 & Responsive - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 5 weeks South Africa Cape Town

In this 5 week course, students will learn the principles of Responsive Design. The course begins with a contextual introduction of new HTML5 semantic elements, moving on to CSS3 Properties, Advanced Selectors and the ever so important Media Queries. In order to understand the fundamental concepts behind Responsive Design students will create their own CSS3 grid-framework... [+]

Course Studies in Engineering & Technology in Africa 2017. HTML5/CSS3 & Responsive As the amount of mobile devices increase exponentially each year in all shapes and formats, the web is drastically trying to keep up. In the past, web developers have had to create completely new designs in order to optimise the web experience on mobile platforms. In 2012, the concept of Responsive Web Design or Responsive Architecture was released to combat this ever growing scenario. Now, with the aid of more semantic coding practices in HTML5 and more powerful layout and styling capabilities in CSS3, mobile first designs have become one of the most popular and in-demand skills in the front-end development world. In this 5 week course, students will learn the principles of Responsive Design. The course begins with a contextual introduction of new HTML5 semantic elements, moving on to CSS3 Properties, Advanced Selectors and the ever so important Media Queries. In order to understand the fundamental concepts behind Responsive Design students will create their own CSS3 grid-framework. The course then changes its focus towards two of the most popular Responsive front-end frameworks: Twitter Bootstrap & Zurb Foundation, providing students with detailed experience in the principles, HTML structure, CSS styling and jQuery plugins like drop down menus, accordions, sliders and modals that apply to each framework respectively. At the end of the course, students will have employed a responsive framework of their choosing that will enable their website to respond to the users choice of device: Desktop, iPad and iPhone. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: HTML/CSS Essential Skills or similar HTML Syntax and Tags The concept of semantic HTML markup, separating markup, presentation and behavior Core CSS concepts such as selectors, properties and values Core CSS syntax. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Advance basic HTML & CSS knowledge Be proficient in the new HTML5 and CSS 3 standards Understand the reason and requirement of Responsive Web Design Understand when to use Responsive Web Design principles based on the market and clients Be able to create a custom CSS grid-framework Be able to apply learned Responsive principles to other websites and projects Have the ability to build responsive web sites on both Twitter Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation Gain a basic understanding of jQuery plugins included in the above frameworks Modules Introduction to HTML 5 Introduction to CSS3 Introduction to Responsive Web Design Knowing When to Employ Responsive Web Design Grid-Systems Zurb Foundation Twitter Bootstrap Responsive Debugging Transforming a Non-Responsive Website to a Responsive Website Whats Next… [-]

Course in Web Design - Short Programme in Web Design and Development (CIW)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 60 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Web Design and Development Certificate. [+]

Course in Web Design - Short Programme in Web Design and Development (CIW)CertificationUpon successful completion, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Web Design and Development Certificate.Entry Requirements

    A learner must have a keen interest in graphic design and web-page building     Basic computer skills     Grade 10

Course DurationThe programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis short programme is intended to show a learner how to be a Web Designer and Developer. Learners will learn to lay the groundwork, follow design rules, test the site, register a domain name, and much more. This programme will also show learners how to choose a web editor and graphics programme, how to make a site accessible to the widest possible audience, and when it’s time to call in a pro. With this programme, learners will be able to start and manage a great site!... [-]


Course in Sound Engineering - Short Programme in Sound Engineering Practice

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 80 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion, the learner will be awarded the Damelin Short Programme in Sound Engineering Practice Certificate. [+]

Course in Sound Engineering - Short Programme in Sound Engineering PracticeCertificationUpon successful completion, the learner will be awarded the Damelin Short Programme in Sound Engineering Practice Certificate.Entry Requirements

    A learner must have a keen interest in audio, video and production     Basic computer skills     Some audio recording knowledge     Understanding of recording techniques, processes and equipment     Grade 11

Course DurationThe programme duration is 80 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroLarge sections of the programme are practical and each campus has at least one state-of-the-art studio of broadcast quality. Industry visits, real recording sessions and live concert projects constitute significant components of this programme. The programme is suitable for learners who would like to enter the audio engineering industry.... [-]


Course in Sound Engineering - Short Programme in Sound Recording Practice

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 60 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion, the learner will be awarded the Damelin Short Programme in Sound Recording Practice Certificate. [+]

Course in Sound Engineering - Short Programme in Sound Recording PracticeCertificationUpon successful completion, the learner will be awarded the Damelin Short Programme in Sound Recording Practice Certificate.Entry Requirements

    The Damelin Short Programme in Sound Engineering Practice     A learner must have a keen interest in audio, video and production     Basic computer skills     Some audio recording knowledge     Understanding of recording techniques, processes and equipment     Grade 11

Course DurationThe programme duration is 60 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis programme introduces learners to the principles of sound, perception, audio technology and systems. It is ideal for anyone concerned with audio, sound and recording who would like a really good grounding in theory and industry practice. Latest digital recording technology formats and computer based interfaces are covered. Stereo and surround sound principles are described in detail.... [-]


Course in Production and Manufacturing - Short Programme in Production

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 64 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Production Certificate. [+]

Course in Production and Manufacturing - Short Programme in ProductionCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme in Production Certificate.Entry Requirements    Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 11 or equivalent.Course DurationThe programme duration is 64 hours and tuition is face-to-face. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays. Please enquire at your campus.Course IntroThe competent learner will be able to adjust and maintain the production process by monitoring and adjusting the process to specifications. The learner will be able to perform finishing activities, quality tests, work safely and discuss incidents and problems relating to the process, materials or products.... [-]


Course in IT - Project Management in an Information Technology Environment

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 118 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Applied Project Management in an Information Technology EnvironmentCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external exam, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) the learner will receive a Certificate from PMI (Project Management Institute).Entry Requirements

    Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a personal computer competently ... [-]

Course in IT - Short Programme in MS Project

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 24 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in MS Project. [+]

Course in IT - Short Programme in MS ProjectCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive the Damelin Short Programme Certificate in MS Project.Entry Requirements

    Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at Grade 12 or equivalent.     Learners are required to have knowledge, comprehension and application of Computer Skills at Grade 11 or equivalent.     It is highly recommended that learners must have successfully completed the Short Programme in Fundamentals of Project Management before enrolling for this programme.     A basic understanding of the workplace, project processes and operations and competence in National Certificate at Level 4 in Business Administration or Project Support Services or equivalent is recommended. ... [-]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Project + (PKO-003)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 156 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Project + (PKO-003)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external exam, the learner will receive a CompTIA Project + (PKOOO3) Certificate.Entry Requirements

    English and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a computer competently

Course DurationThe programme duration is 156 hours and the tuition is face-to-face based on the NQF notional hours. This excludes time to complete assessments, do research and self study. Each Damelin campus has a different tuition schedule. Programmes are offered during the week, in the evenings, or on Saturdays.Course IntroThis Skills Programme in Project+ is a great certification to highlight a learner’s skills – and unlike some project management certifications, you can earn CompTIA Project+ in a reasonable period of time without spending a lot of money. CompTIA Project+ is a globally recognised project management certification that identifies qualified and quality project managers.... [-]


Course in IT - Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 103 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Configuring Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (70-643)CertificationOn successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional International exams, the learner will receive a Configuring Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure (MCITP) (70-643) Certificate for international recognition.Entry Requirements... [-]


Course in IT - Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 118 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (70-642)CertificationOn successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. ? Upon successful completion of the optional International exams, the learner will receive a Windows Server Enterprise Administration (MCTS) (70-647) Certificate for international recognition.Entry Requirements

    English and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a computer competently ... [-]

Course in IT - Windows Server Enterprise Administration (70-647)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 84 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Windows Server Enterprise Administration (70-647)CertificationOn successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional International exams, the learner will receive a Windows Server Enterprise Administration (MCITP) (70-647) Certificate for International recognition.Entry Requirements

    English and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a computer competently ... [-]

Course in IT - Windows Server Administration 2008 (70-646)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 95 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Windows Server Administration 2008 (70-646)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external exam, the learner will receive a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) (70-646) Certificate.Entry Requirements

    English and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a computer competently ... [-]

Course in IT - Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640)

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 65 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and [+]

Course in IT - Skills Programme in Configuring Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640)CertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external exam, the learner will receive a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) (70-640) Certificate.Entry Requirements

    English and Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a computer competently ... [-]

Course in IT Programming - Introduction to Computer Programming

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 87 hours South Africa Durban

On successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is found to be competent in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the outcomes covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT Programming - Skills Programme in Introduction to Computer ProgrammingCertificationOn successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is found to be competent in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the outcomes covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the outcomes covered together with the credits obtained.Entry Requirements

    Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 3/Grade 11 or equivalent     Ability to use a personal computer competently     Competence in the unit standard, "Participate in formal meetings", NQF Level 2 (ID 14911), as Completed in the learning programme     Approved CAT exemption (Grade 12) ... [-]

Course in IT Programming - Introduction to C# Programming

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 61 hours South Africa Durban

Upon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the [+]

Course in IT Programming - Skills Programme in Introduction to C# ProgrammingCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, if the learner is found to be “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin letter of results outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to MICT SETA on behalf of the learner for the endorsement of competency against the unit standards covered together with the credits obtained. Upon successful completion of the optional external exam, the learner will receive an MCPD (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer) Certificate from Microsoft.Entry Requirements

    Foundational skills in English and Mathematics at NQF level 4/Grade 12 or equivalent     Ability to use a personal computer competently ... [-]