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Programming Certification


IBM RPG and PHP Programming Certification


The CapaCiTi IBM RPG Academic Programme aims to empower and enable youth to become versatile and easily integrate into industry to answer the needs of a fast changing ICT environment. To reach this goal a variety of languages and facilities are used to provide a solid foundation.


Training Provider

Avenir Education.


Qualification Awarded

Training certificate from IBM



IBM, City of Cape Town, Jobs Fund, Edgetech, Tembo Labs


Programme terms and conditions

The Cape IT Initiative reserves the right to change all and any aspect of this programme at any time. CiTi also reserves the right to cancel the programme if insufficient funding and/or if there are too few host companies for the interns. Candidate selection decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.

Course Content
*Schedule provided upon programme start.

1. Programming logic and methodology
2. ILE RPG with a focus on database serving of mobile applications
3. PHP/MYSQL bridging the divide between business systems and the GUI world.
4. Control Language
5. Introduction to AIX 5 (UNIX)
6. Modernizing existing systems
7. Worklight
8. Websphere
9. Linux 
10. Practical application

Application Deadline: Applications are now closed


Start Date: 11 May


Duration: 7 Months


Application Criteria:

1. South African Citizen
2. Aged between 21 and 35 years of age as at the programme start date
3. Must have any (completed) graduate degree for which they attained at least 60% grade point average (GPA)
4. Should either be unemployed or not employed in their preferred career


Recruitment Process:

1. Apply via website
2. CapaCiTi trainer vetting
3. Invitation to interview
4. Programming bootcamp (4 days)
5. Final selection