Does the institution hold the accreditations for the various programs on offer? For example, ITCA is accredited with MICT Seta for the National Qualifications and both Microsoft & CompTIA for the International Certifications on offer. Accreditations are there for your security!
Is the college small enough to offer individual attention, yet large enough that it is well known throughout the industry? The size of the college may also determine the support system available to you as a student. Ask prospective colleges what support systems are in place for you as a first year student.
We’ve all watched the movies and have some outrageous ideas as to what a tertiary institution‘s environment should be like and what it should offer its students. At the end of the day, we all want an awesome college experience, but your main focus is to study and spend these years building a foundation for your future. Ensure the college you select has an ethos which best suites you.