The overall purpose is for training students with High Performance Computing.

High Performance Computing (HPC) most generally refers to the practice of aggregating computing power in a way that delivers much higher performance than one could get out of a typical desktop computer or workstation in order to solve large problems in science, engineering, or business.


2-year comprehensive training program

Minimum Requirements:

  • South African born African citizen
  • Employment Equity candidates only – preference for females
  • Minimum of 60% for Pure Maths, Physical Science, English and IT related courses
  • Not be engaged formal/part-time employment
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25 years. *For learners with disability age up to 30
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Must have an interest in IT or High-Performance Computing and have ability to work under pressure
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be self-motivated
  • Mandatory completion of psychometrics tests to confirm an aptitude for an IT related career and attitude which will be conducive to participating in the program

Behavioural Competencies


  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Composure
  • Action oriented
  • Informative
  • Integrity and trust
  • Patience
  • Critical thinking


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