Our Background

Established on the 2nd of January 2003, the Institute of Chartered IT Professionals is dedicated to developing and managing the IT profession, ensuring that competency, recognition and professionalism is effectively promoted in the IT sector of South Africa. ICITP® focuses on the advancement of knowledge and practice of the IT profession through developing, supporting, regulating and promoting professional standards for technical, entrepreneurial and ethical competence in the Media, Information and Communication Technology.

Who we are


ICITP - The Institute of Chartered IT Professionals is the prestigious Information Technology Professional Body creating the IT profession in Southern African, the rest of Africa and the world at large. ICITP is dedicated to managing the IT profession, making sure that competency, recognition and professionalism is effectively promoted in Information Technology at all levels.

The objective of ICITP is to create a structured and yet vibrant environment for its members to become the next generation of high-impact entrepreneurs, turning their I.T. based skills into business ideas and into actual start-up and successful ventures.

Certified and Chartered IT Professionals play important role in IT businesses all around the world. They help achieve the overall objective of the business by working as business partners rather than just an employee.



The Institute Of Chartered IT Professionals (ICITP) seeks to advance youth and graduates employability, entrepreneurship, and social inclusion by addressing challenges surrounding integrating graduates and young people into the employment market, highlighting innovative approaches and uses of ICTs, and providing pathways to boost self-development, knowledge, and skills.

ICITP always update its qualification, professional experience requirements and CPD program. This ensures that our members are first choice for employers who are recruiting qualified IT practitioners and trained IT business leaders. ICITP is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in Information Technology.