This website is an online resource for South Africa’s professional body of ICT practitioners.  The Institute, formerly Computer Society South Africa (CSSA), is a South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) recognised Professional Body and actively engages with Commerce, Industry and Government in order to influence policy formulation on behalf of both its own members and other stakeholders. The Institute also encourages the growth of professionalism, professional development and the responsible and professional use of Information and Communications Technology throughout the South African economy.

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IITPSA congratulates its previous senior Vice President, Wellington Matope (Standard Bank, Vukisa), on being elected as the new President of the Institute. Rabelani Dagada, outgoing IITPSA President, noted: “I am proud to have led the transition to the new IITPSA brand and I look forward to supporting Wellington as he takes the Institute to the next level”. Commenting on his election, Wellington stated: "Now that we have transformed ourselves from a society to an institute and we are a professional body, I would like to see the IITPSA brand embedded in the ICT industry with us being the voice that informs, educates, inspires and enables". ... read more


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September 4, 2014:  IITPSA Gauteng Chapter Event.  "How technology was used to conduct the 2014 National Elections - Technology Solutions in the Public Sector”.  Speaker: Libisi Maphanga (CIO – Independent Electoral Commission).  Read more...

November 06, 2014: IITPSA Annual President's Awards Breakfast in collaboration with ITWeb. Montecasino, Johannesburg. 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.