About the Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies
The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies is a governmental institution that strives to create an environment where all of its citizens are connected in South Africa. This is done by providing quality communication services in the form of broadcasting, print media, innovative technologies, media, and many more. The department recognizes the importance of achieving high-tech communication services that not only do well locally, but also internationally. Understanding how communication is a game changer, especially in terms of the country’s socio-economic development, the department has huge ambitions in maximizing the potential of their Information and Communications Technology sector.
About the Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMISA, and Coursera – Online Training 2020-2021
The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Nemisa, and Coursera, is offering online training sessions for 50 000 South African citizens. The Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMISA, and Coursera – Online Training is a series of courses that are designed to provide working foundations for unemployed youths. This is a fantastic opportunity where South African citizens can take advantage of to upskill their potential. With free online courses offered by the department, you have the chance to access online educational materials that will benefit you in your future career path.
These courses are courtesy of the joint partnerships between the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMIS, as well as Coursera. Unemployed South African individuals are more than welcome to become a part of the programme’s 4IR Digital Army. Interested candidates can choose to participate in courses that revolve any one of these fields below:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Data Science
- Digital Marketing
- App Development
Each of these courses are carried out through different durations. Some courses could be conducted for four weeks. Meanwhile, there are others that require eight weeks. Whatever the duration, participants are required to commit to the programme fully.
Candidates of the Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMISA, and Coursera – Online Training 2020-2021 must fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with the registrations. Each of these items below will determine whether you are well-deserving enough of the programme. It is advisable to fulfill all of these requirements below. Failure to do so might cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall results of your applications.
The Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMISA, and Coursera – Online Training 2020-2021 Eligibility Criteria are as listed below:
- Preferably has a Grade 12 qualification (not essential)
- Has a basic understanding of digital literacy
- Knows how to use the Internet well
- Unemployed during the programme
- Currently a full-time, part-time, or final year student
- Be ready to upskill their potential
- Prepares themselves for any possible employment opportunities
- Has proven fluency in both spoken and written English
- Can attend all of the online courses.
Apply online: Dept of Communications and Digital Technologies, NEMISA, and Coursera – Online Training 2020-2021.
To apply for the online courses, you will need to submit an online application form through the provided platform. Only applications sent through the link above will be considered. Submissions made by other external methods, such as fax or e-mail, will automatically be disqualified from the registration process.