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Technology Professionals South Africa


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We encourage the growth of professionalism, professional development

and the responsible and professional use of Information

and Communications Technology




 IITPSA, The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa, formerly Computer Society South Africa (CSSA), is a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recognised Professional Body for South Africa’s professional community of ICT practitioners.

Breaking News

IT Personality, Visionary CIO 2015 winners revealed

Niel Schoeman, founder and CEO of Vumatel, has-scooped the 2015 IT Personality award, and Peter du Plooy, CIO of Engen Petroleum, is this year's Visionary CIO winner.

The winners were announced at the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) President's Awards, held at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton this morning. Both awards are presented by the IITPSA, in association with ITWeb, the Gordon Institute of Business Science, and Gartner Africa.

Tony Parry, CEO of the IITPSA, said: "We are celebrating 58 years of proudly South African service to our members. The institute is the third oldest body of its type, with 6 000 members. Today's awards are the longest standing and most prestigious IT awards in South Africa, and are about promoting excellence and promoting local IT professionals for their outstanding contributions both to the industry and our profession."  Read more...

Please note the following important Dates:
December 21, 2015 - 8 January 2016: Please note that the IITPSA National Offices will be closed from Monday 21 December 2015 to Friday 08 January 2016.
February 16, 2016 (Gauteng) and February 18, 2016 (W Cape): Customer-centric Enterprise Architecture Conference - Read more...
February 22 - 25, 2016:  SAIEE Smart Grid Conference 2016 - Call for papers – Read more...
February 24- February 25, 2016:  Human Capital Development for MICT Conference - Read more...
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Being associated with a SAQA recognised Professional Body that has the interests of the ICT profession at heart is the primary benefit of being a member of the IITPSA. Using the post-nominals "AMIITPSA" and "MIITPSA", or the registered professional designation "PMIITPSA" after your name tells everyone that you are serious about your profession and your career. 
Members have access to various ''in-service'' benefits such as discounted entry to ICT related conferences, workshops and seminars, as well as benefiting from a number of  product discounts and the monthly e-Newsletter. Reciprocal membership agreements with like-minded professional bodies in other countries also offer significant cost-savings to our members. 
Professionalism in ICT
What does it mean to be an ICT Professional and Member of IITPSA?


  • Behaving in a professional manner and abiding by the codes of conduct and practice of the Institute.
  • Continuing to develop oneself through the life-long learning (LLL) and continuing professional development (CPD) programmes.
  • Participating in the affairs of the Society and contributing to the growth and sharing of knowledge and expertise.
  • Helping to mentor and guide young people either entering, or already in the profession.