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ABMA – Computing and Information Systems Certificate PDF Print E-mail

Acquire top notch computing skills and gain a competitive advantage

Master basic computer programming
  • Are you eager to attain basic computer programming skills?

  • Do you want to learn more about how information systems are incorporated into different types of organisations?

Prospective Careers:

  • Computer Careers
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Analyst



Who will issue your certificate?

Once you’ve completed your study with Speciss College and passed the ABMA Computer Engineering Level 4 Diploma exams, you’ll be awarded an ABMA Computer Engineering Level 4 Diploma. Thereafter you can move on to the ABMA Computer Engineering Level 5 Diploma. This will set you firmly on the way to a successful career in IT!

The Association of Business Managers and Administrators (ABMA) is an internationally recognised tertiary qualifications body which provides a wide range of programmes.

ABMA courses are designed to ensure that their programmes are work related and relevant to the needs of industry.

ABMA qualifications are recognised by many international universities and in certain cases can lead to exemptions from the first two years of a Bachelors Degree.

If you are looking for a work related qualification that will position you favourably in the job market, or a qualification that can provide you with degree exemptions, then enrol with ABMA through Speciss College.


Entry requirements for this course

To register for the ABMA Computing and Information Systems Certificate, you must have at least five O Level passes including Maths.

Bring certified copies of your certificates with you when you come to Speciss College to register as a student!


What you will learn

The five mandatory units of the ABMA Computing and Information Systems are:
  • Database Software
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Small Business Systems
  • IT Systems Performance
  • Business Organisations

You can see the syllabus in detail on the ABMA website

What exams will you write?

Exams are held in, June, and December each year.

You will register for the examinations with the Examinations Officer at Speciss College. Information on the exam fees, which are payable at least 6 weeks before the exam, can be obtained from the Examinations Officer or from the ABMA website.

In addition to registering with Speciss College, you must also register as a student with ABMA through the Examinations Officer at Speciss College. Please obtain the membership forms from your Director of Studies.


When and where are the classes and what are the fees?

Lessons are offered at different times on different campuses, with some lessons being held during the day, and others in the evening or at weekends.

Often the same course can be studied at a variety of different times, so you can choose the one which is more convenient to you.

You’ll get your personal timetable when you register at Speciss College.


What about books and stationery?

You’ll need to bring your own notebooks and writing materials to your classes. For your convenience, we have a range of stationery items at the Speciss bookshops.

The list of prescribed and recommended books is available on the ABMA website. We strongly urge you to buy a copy of the prescribed texts.


Similar courses you should consider at Speciss

  • NCC Education - Computing Diploma Level 3
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