GLLI is a cisco networking Academy

GLLI is one the NGO's chosen by cisco to provide IT skills and career building to institutions and individuals. Cisco Networking Academy upskills youths so that we have an employable workforce that understands how to operate in an IoT environment. 

As a Cisco networking Academy, GLLI offers a long list of cisco accredited courses to the public. This include: 


IT Essentials


Internet of Things 

Cyber Security,

 Programming Essentials C++

 Packet tracer 

PCAP (Programming Essentials in Python) 

Mobile phone repair course


Who is this course for?


  • Unemployed youths, underemployed youths who need an additional source of income, students to generate income through part time work, anyone who already owns a business and wants to add mobile repair services to increase their incomes, anyone who desires to make an income in today’s booming mobile phone repair business

What you will learn in this course

  • To troubleshoot, repair and replace a wide range of physical and liquid damages on mobile phones and tablets, assembling and dissembling of mobile devices, the use of appropriate tools, spares and software updates, conduct test for repairs, start and run a profitable mobile phone business

What you will receive at the end of the training

  • Hand tools to start up own mobile repair business
  •  A certificate of completion
  • Opportunity to join the LL-Tech Academy on full scholarship. 

Tuition: R2,400.00, tools included. This is a highly subsidized rate for a programme which normally costs anything from R11,000.00 to R18,000.00

Start date

03 February 2020 (limited space). Recruitment of first come, first serve. 

How to apply

Click HERE to access online application form. All applications are done online. You will be notified of the status of your application within 72 hours of application. If accepted you will receive an acceptance letter with bank details to pay your tuition. 

Training Venue

LL-Tech Academy Digital Learning Room, Mthatha CBD


We welcome any community members, businesses or institutions who would like to sponsor participants who may not be able to afford the tuition. Please email academy@globalleadinglight.orgon information on sponsorship. As a tax exempt organisation, we will be happy to provide a tax deductible receipt for sponsorships to sponsors to submit to Sars and benefit from tax rebates. 


Contact Us for more information on our cisco networking cour

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