Introduction of the course:

This course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes which are responsive to the challenging needs in the computing industry. The course will allow the graduate to work in a salaried employment or self-employment. To achieve this, units such as Entrepreneurship, Communication Skills and Life Skills have been included.

During the course the trainee shall be exposed to the following core areas:

  • Computer maintenance and user support
  • Programming
  • Computer applications
  • Operating systems

 

Course Description:

The craft Certificate in Information technology is packaged in two modules namely:

  • Module I (Computer Operations)
  • Module II (ICT Assistant)

At the end of each sub module unit, a list of suggested teaching/learning resources, activities as well as evaluation methods have been included. The list is however not exhaustive and our trainers are encouraged to use other additional resources as shall be deemed appropriate.

Certificate in Information Communications Technology (3 years).

Target Group:

  • KCSE Graduates
  • People already in Employment with KSCE Qualifications and want to build/advance their career in ICT.

The following subjects will be offered:

PART I

SECTION I

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT11Introduction to Computing
CT12Computer Applications - Practical
CT13Entrepreneurship and Communication

SECTION II

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT21Operating Systems - Practical
CT22Principles of Accounting
CT23Computer Support and Maintenance

PART II

SECTION III

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT31Database Systems
CT32Systems Analysis and Design
CT33Structured Programming

SECTION IV

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT41Object Oriented programming
CT42Web Design and e-commerce
CT43Data communication and Computer Networks - Practical

PART III

SECTION V

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT51Strategy, Governance and Ethics
CT52Software Engineering
CT53Mobile Application Development

SECTION VI

PAPER NOUNIT NAME
CT61Systems Security
CT62Information Systems Project Management
CT63Research Methods

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