School of Science & Technology

The Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA, also called the Huawei ICT Academy) is a partnership program that authorises a university to deliver Huawei Certification courses. Botswana Open University (BOU) in collaboration with Huawei Technologies Botswana formed the Huawei ICT Academy. This is the first Huawei ICT Academy in the country. Through this partnership, BOU delivers Huawei ICT technologies and courses, encourages students to get certified by Huawei, and cultivates professionals with practical skills in Botswana, the World and ICT industry chain.

Based on its industry leading ICT technologies and global ICT practices, Huawei has developed a full range of ICT career certifications. The School of Science & Technology (SST) in BOU will be offering Huawei Certified Network Associate – Routing & Switching training under the Department of Computing and Information Systems.

The start dates for enrolment, fees structure and the duration of the course will be communicated and advertised soon through various media like; radio, print & social media).

Target Audience

  • Anyone who is involved in network operations.
  • Network Administrators.


The learner must have Fundamental knowledge of Networking Concepts before attending this course.

About the course

The course will cover the basics of IP network connectivity, TCP/IP technologies, Ethernet technologies such as STP and RSTP, VLAN and Link Aggregation and their implementation within Huawei switches. Routing principles and technologies including RIP and OSPF for IPv4 and IPv6 networks, WAN technologies, IP based security, network management as well as IPv4, IPv6 based application services and their implementation within Huawei routers.

Career Prospects

Certified Huawei students can have various career prospects such as Network engineers, network administrators, network technicians etc.

For more information, please contact:

Ms R Modibedi

Tel: 3646196

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