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CISCO in partnership with SITA is looking to empower and train 50 SMMEs on Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) in the following provinces;



  1. Eastern Cape (Port Elizabeth SITA Office)- 10 SMMEs
  2. KwaZulu-Natal (PMB SITA Office)- 10 SMMEs
  3. Limpopo- 10 SMMEs (Polokwane SITA office)
  4. Mpumalanga- 10 SMMEs
  5. Northern Cape- 10 SMMEs


Special location note: Please note that SITA or CISCO will not pay for travel & accommodation. ALL SMMEs will have to arrange accommodation (if needed) and or pay for transport cost for the duration of the offered 2 weeks training.  


Course offered:  Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA®)


Requirements for candidates:

  1. Minimum of matric
  2. Basic computer literacy
  3. Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  4. Basic Internet usage skills
  5. Basic IP address knowledge


How to apply:  Please submit your company profile that have registration number, BEE certificate/Affidavit, tax clearance and the name of the resource from your company that are you are certain is familiar with the course offered to ; and


Number of resource(s) per SMME: One (1) resource Per SMME


Duration: Two weeks. (CCNA R&S consists of two 5 day courses and each has an exam. There will be a week in between allocated for preparations before the next week resume)


Benefits to SMME: As Enterprises migrate toward controller based architectures, the role and skills required of a core network engineer are evolving and more vital than ever. To prepare for this network transition, the CCNA Routing and Switching certification will not only prepare you with the knowledge of foundational technologies, but ensure you stay relevant with skill sets needed for the adoption of next generation technologies.

Closing date of Applications: 20 March 2019

Commencement dates: 25 March 2019. We will run all mentioned provinces concurrently.