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Digital Transformation calls for Tech-savvy leaders.

UNISA, in partnership with Deviare, has bundled all of the most essential 4IR skills and best practices into one world-class online digital pedagogy skills course.

NQF 5 qualification
CPD points
Hours instructor-led learning
Hours of self-paced learning

Is this course for you?


The demand for 4IR-skilled professionals has surged, making this Short Learning Programme well-suited for participants at all levels of experience. Professionals who are working in the roles of TVET lecturers, subject advisors, Mathematics and Economics educators, as well as anyone interested in the fields of data engineering, cyber security, cloud computing and business intelligence, will especially benefit from this programme.

The programme also caters to C-level executives and middle management professionals who want to maintain successful leadership in the digital future of work.


Students must complete and pass a compulsory assignment in this module. Summative assessment will take the form of a Portfolio of Evidence.

Admission requirements

A Matric pass with a 50% pass in pure Mathematics or 65% minimum in Mathematics Literacy is required for tertiary entrants. Prior learning will be recognised.


Master skills such as statistics, hypothesis testing, data mining, clustering, decision trees and more.

Work ready curriculum

Career opportunities include Data Engineering, Data manager, Data Analyst, Technical programme manager, Data Scientist, Security Engineer and more.

January - June

6 months duration

Applications Open

Application deadline: 10 Dec 2021

Course leaders

Baxolile Mabinya

Deviare Co-Founder and Executive Director

MA Computer Science and Information Systems from the Nelson MandelaMetropolitan University • MBA at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) in 2011 • Member of the Presidential Commission on the 4th Industrial Revolution in South Africa

Saaz Rai

Certified Information System Security Professional

Certified Cloud Security Professional • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner • Cisco Certified Network Associate Security • Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching

Learning Path Qualification Code 77066

Statistics Essentials • Digital Transformation • Introduction to Data Analytics • Big Data for Data Engineering (IBM) • Data Science with Python • Azure Fundamentals • Introduction to Cyber Security • CompTIA Security+ 601 Training