Find your niche: discover the IITPSA membership levels

Find your niche: discover the IITPSA membership levels!

IITPSA membership is available in multiple levels, catering for IT professionals at every stage of their career progression.

By gaining the right to use the respected letters AMIITPSA, MIITPSA or PMIITPSA after their names, IITPSA members are identified as belonging to a SAQA-recognised body and professional community. IITPSA members also benefit from Privy Seal digital accreditation stamps to append to their digital signatures.

IITPSA membership grading and admission criteria are continuously evaluated in accordance with international practices and are maintained in line with these requirements.

Student Membership

Student members in good standing are entitled to attend IITPSA events at Member rates.

Associate Membership (AMIITPSA)

Associate Membership recognises that the successful applicant has achieved significant progress towards recognition as an IT professional. Associate members in good standing are entitled to attend IITPSA events at Member rates.

Full membership (MIITPSA)       

Full membership demonstrates that the successful applicant has considerable IT experience backed by significant academic achievements. Full members in good standing are entitled to attend IITPSA events at Member rates, to post nominal letters MIITPSA after their names, to vote in elections for officers of the Institute and can serve as members of IITPSA Committees and the Executive Council.

Professional Membership (PMIITPSA)

Professional membership demonstrates that the successful applicant has extensive IT experience backed by significant academic achievements, to the extent that they can truly claim to be recognised as IT professionals. Professional members in good standing are entitled to attend IITPSA events at Member rates, are registered as Professional IT Practitioners by SAQA, are entitled to post nominal letters PMIITPSA after their names, qualify to vote in elections for officers of the Institute and can serve as members of IITPSA Committees and the Executive Council.

Fellow (FIITPSA)

The Executive Council of the IITPSA bestows the title of Fellow only on those members who have made exceptional contributions to the Institute and the IT industry in South Africa.