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    Choosing a career path can be very stressful and overwhelming. To find what your perfect career choice would be, you should evaluate yourself and decide what YOU truly enjoy doing.

    Today, everything is about technology. It is seen in every aspect of our modern life. If you enjoy technology and keeping up with the latest developments in the field of information technology, you might want to turn your hobby into a career.

    Here are five reasons why you should study towards the Higher Certificate in Internetwork Systems Specialisation at Prestige Academy. 

    1.Excellent career opportunities

    Information technology is very diverse and it is NOT just about fixing computers or laptops. This course will allow you to take your career in many different directions. Careers vary from an IT Project Manager, Network Engineer, Cloud Architect, Network Specialist and so much more. The job market in the computer and information technology industry is growing. The jobs in these sectors require skill, training, and a logical thinking process.

    2. Critical scarce skill industry in SA

    The information technology course is very practical orientated. You won’t just learn the theoretical part, but you will also get the chance to get your ‘hands dirty’. You can change or adjust things, and implement what you have learned during class. Knowledge is important in any career field. Sometimes it is better to see what you are learning by actually practically doing it yourself. By doing it this way, you will remember things quicker and longer and become more successful in your field of study.

    3. Flexible work style

    When looking for a job, your personal preferences do count. If you prefer working on your own, there are jobs in the IT sector allowing you to do so. You might also, in the future, have the opportunity to work for yourself and do your own thing. Many information technology professionals have full-time positions at well-known companies while also running their own business after hours. This is a great way to grow your skills faster by doing more than the usual amount of work.

    4. High salary earning potential

    Your choice to pursue a career in IT will be influenced by several factors. The most positive factor is the amount of money you will make. Working yourself up the information technology ladder can enable you to earn great money. Just keep in mind, as a recent graduate only setting your foot into the information technology door now, you won’t earn as much as someone who has been in the industry for years. Information technology professionals fall under the top ten highest paying jobs in South Africa

    5. You will always be in demand

    There are many careers to follow when studying information technology. As technology develops the need for information technology professionals will only rise. The better your skills set, the more in demand your expertise will be.

    Studying towards something you love will give you a sense of accomplishment. If you are fascinated by the technology world, why not take the next step? Your future starts here. By registering for this course you will be passing one of the most important milestones of your life, it is the key to finding your dream job.

    What a better way to turn your pastime into a full-time career?