This means students who enrol at
"It's essential to stay in touch with the needs of the corporate employment market, so we know that prospective students will be happy to hear of these updates," says
"Many schools cannot afford to update their IT and end up educating their learners using outdated hardware and software. Though the learners can claim to have exposure to computers, their skills are not market-related and they will find it difficult to find jobs.
"At Boston we never lose sight of the importance of using up-to-date equipment and software and we invest considerably to stay abreast of new developments."
Students who enrol for these IT courses and learning programmes will automatically receive training in the new software, but Olivier explains that other students will also be affected by the software upgrade.
"Many non-IT courses and learning programmes have compulsory IT modules," says Olivier.
"Project management, accounting, marketing, hotel and catering, executive secretary and bookkeeper are some of the courses that require students to complete IT modules. No matter what industry you choose, you will have to use the relevant hardware and software to do your job."
To find out more about courses, learning programmes and entry requirements or to receive free career advice, visit the
The list of all the campuses nationwide is available on www.boston.co.za. Alternatively, contact
If you are already employed and want to brush up on your IT skills, Olivier suggests that you check with your line manager about the software updates envisaged for the near future so that you can align your learning with the company's progress in IT.
l You're thinking of moving jobs.
l You wish to become more productive in your current position.
l You want to show your boss that you are committed to the job and willing to learn new things.
l You need to operate more independently without assistance from technicians.
l You're entering the job market for the first time.
l You have been away from the workplace for six months or longer (maternity leave, study sabbatical).
l Your company is upgrading its hardware and software.
l You wish to stay relevant in the world of work.
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