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Technology Professionals South Africa


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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
IITPSA welcomes its new President
The Annual General Meeting of IITPSA (Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa) was held on Tuesday 28 July 2015 at The Wanderer’s Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. As part of the AGM proceedings, Wellington Matope, Moira de Roche and Adrian Schofield were re-elected as Directors of the Institute, and Thabo Mashegoane (Eskom), the Institute’s Immediate Past Gauteng Chapter Chair, was elected to the Board for the first time. 
The Board of Directors of IITPSA has subsequently elected its new Office Bearers for 2015 / 2016, with Ulandi Exner (Group IT Executive at Vunani), previously a Vice President of the Institute, being elected as President. Mabongi Ngidi (Eskom) and Adrian Schofield (JCSE at Wits University) will be the Vice Presidents for the next year. Moira de Roche (self-employed Consultant) remains in the role of Honorary Treasurer for the Institute.  Commenting on her appointment as the new President, Ulandi Exner stated: “I am both incredibly humbled and honoured to have been elected as the new IITPSA President - Read more...


Please note the following important Dates:
August 19, 2015: SIGiST Event: The Business of Testing – A view of testing service in the South African Market  - Read more...
August 20, 2015: Western Cape Chapter Presents PCI DSS for Everyone - Read more...
August 20, 2015: IDCs Datacenter 360 Conference, Sandton Convention Center - Read more...
August 24 - 26, 2015: Agile Africa 2015  - Read more...
August 27, 2015: Gauteng Chapter Presents IITPSA and PECS get together to provide Benefits for the IT Industry in South Africa - Read more....
February 22 - 25, 2016:  SAIEE Smart Grid Conference 2016 - Call for papers – 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.