Community Education Computer Society

Computer Literacy For All!

CECS was established in April 1985 - 31 years of ICT Education & Training

The organisation is not operational anymore since 2017

This website is only here for institutional memory

The Community Education Computer Society (CECS) is on a drive to empower women in Gauteng with Basic Computer Skills. This initiative is supported by INTEL and is called Intel® My Digital Journey.  The course aims to close the internet gender gap, connecting millions of girls and women to obtain work opportunities.

CECS is a South  African ICT training non-profit organisation which was established in 1985 for the technological empowerment of the historically disadvantaged. CECS is registered in terms of the Non-Profit Organisation Act, 1997 (Act 71 of 1997), No 006-077NPO and as a non-profit company under the Companies Act  No  92/03839/08 as well as a Public Benefits Organisation, No 9198/292/84/0.

What Will You Learn?

Certificate of Technology (Basic Computer Literacy) program is designed to give you a foundation in digital literacy skills and information technology fundamentals, while also providing you with the opportunity to study outside the territory of IT and to gain a range of general business skills.  This certificate is taught online to allow you to immediately apply what you are learning.   

Admission Requirements

  • Certified ID copy & CV.
  • Only females from the age of 16 to 40 years can apply.
  • Who are able to read and write English.
  • Have passed grade 10 or above.
  • Reside in Johannesburg and surrounding areas.

Career Outcomes

This certificate equips you with the necessary education and training for employment in IT fields such as frontline support, business administration and office administration, as well as other fields that require IT experience, such as marketing, advertising and accounting.  You will be able to receive a better education, enhance your political participation, have a stronger voice in your communities, and increase your income or chance of being hired by connecting to new economic opportunities.

Accreditation & Registration