Introducing the Institute of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP)SA

ICITP (SA) & Information Technology Professional Designations.

Issued by: ICITP

[Johannesburg, 28 February 2017]

The Institute of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) is the prestigious Information Technology Professional Body creating the IT profession in Southern African, the rest of Africa and the world at large. ICITP is dedicated to managing the IT profession, making sure that competency, recognition and professionalism is effectively promoted in Information Technology at all levels.

The Institute of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) was established on the 2nd of January 2003 and acquired registration as a Non-profit Organization from the Department of Social Development in 2009. The ICITP mission includes the advancement of the NQF by promoting public interest and trust in the Information Technology Profession, ensuring and encouraging continuing professional development (CPD), developing and maintaining the standards for the practice of Information Technology and facilitating access to its designations in recognition of deserving Information Technology practitioners in South Africa.

The ICITP certifications aim to create specialized business orientated Information Technology Practitioner who has the skills and knowledge to deal with management development challenges. The Institute’s Professional Designations both are the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and both available to all Information Technology Practitioners aim to create a structured and yet vibrant environment for its members to become the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs, turning their IT-based skills into business ideas and into actual start-up and successful ventures.

The designations are as follows, Information Technology Certified Professional (ITCP), The ITCP is the entry-level qualification of ICITP, designed to create specialized practitioners in Information Technology whom are practically component and have business skills. The ITCP qualification is focused on practical competency and business skills. The Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), The CITP qualification is designed to create Information Technology Practitioners with high-level managerial skills (C-level Professionals) and the ability to structure and manage a large enterprise.

The Institute Of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) seeks to advance youth and graduates employability, entrepreneurship, and social inclusion by addressing challenges surrounding integrating graduates and young people into the employment market, highlighting innovative approaches and uses of ICTs, and providing pathways to boost self-development, knowledge, and skills.

The ICITP always updates its qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD programme. This ensures that members are first choice for employers who are recruiting qualified IT practitioners and trained IT business leaders. ICITP is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in Information Technology.

For more information about ICITP, its qualifications, or memberships visit the ICITP Web site or e-mail

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