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IITPSA calls for universal access to support youth development

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has urged a concerted effort to take digital access to every South African, to support youth development and small business growth.

Speaking at the IITPSA’s first online AGM in 2020, IITPSA President Thabo Mashegoane highlighted the Institute’s focus on the development of young ICT professionals and the need to develop a stronger ICT skills pipeline for the country, as well as to extend digital access to all sectors of society.

IITPSA members voted online to elect and/or re-elect the following non-executive Directors: Ulandi Exner, Admire Gwanzura, Rimmon Kisten, Karel Matthee, Kudzayi Chipidza, Senele Goba, Llewellyn Kearns and John Singh.The IITPSA’s office bearers for the 2020/21 year, elected at a board meeting today, remain unchanged, with Thabo Mashegoane as Board Chairperson and President, Admire Gwanzura as Vice President and Karel Matthee as Treasurer.

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The IITPSA National Office has moved!

The Institute has now officially moved to a new office location to accommodate our growth and changing business conditions. Our new address is Unit 4, Probuild Commercial Park, 347 James Crescent, Midrand. The new offices will allow us to offer additional products and services as we move forward and beyond the current worldwide crisis.


While current safety concerns mean that we cannot yet welcome applicants and members to our new premises, we look forward to the time, after the COVID-19 crisis, when all lockdown restrictions are lifted and we emerge as a stronger, more vibrant and more engaging organisation. In the interim, all communications and membership services will continue to be carried out digitally, and all documents will be couriered to members.


Our phone number is 087 655 1679 (or +27 87 655 1679 if calling from outside of South Africa), and all our regular email addresses remain in use.

Did you know that the professional designation of the Institute – PMIITPSA (Professional Member of IITPSA) is registered by SAQA on the National Qualifications Framework?  Did you know that all Professional Members commit to an ongoing programme of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for the rest of their professional careers?

Did you know that, if you are an IITPSA Full Member in good standing with:

Two or more years continuous IITPSA membership
A three-year ICT related degree (or equivalent)
More than Eight year’s relevant ICT experience

You may meet the requirements to be awarded the grade and designation of Professional Member?

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IMPORTANT NOTICE – IITPSA: We will be operating virtually during lockdown

IITPSA will continue to work in the interests of its members primarily as a virtual organisation. Our staff are equipped to work from home and will carry out such tasks as are feasible in this mode. Applicants and members are requested not to visit the IITPSA offices at this time, as we will accept and distribute documents only via registered couriers. Please note that a digital badge (PrivySeal) is available to all registered IITPSA members in good standing which will electronically confirm their membership status with IITPSA.


All our email addresses remain in use, and we have set up a new contact number 087 655 1679 that will enable you to be connected to the appropriate staff member, during normal working hours. You can also find this and other information on our website (, together with the latest news of our virtual events.

  • 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 Institute 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.