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Certificate in Information Communication Technology



Certificate in ICT (KNEC )-This course is intended to equip the trainee with the knowledge, skills and attitude 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. During the course the trainee shall be exposed to Computer Programming, User Support, Computer Application, and Operating System.

The program is designed for students who wish to acquire what are considered to be the most important skills necessary for today’s demanding secretarial positions.

This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to Certificate in ICT while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.

Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field

  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team spirit
  • Negotiation skills
  • Digital literacy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Integrity as a quality

Objectives

Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to Certificate in ICT . Students get to understand the ICT techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.

Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.

Careers Opportunities

  • PROs
  • Front office managers
  • Clerks,
  • Receptionists
  • and any Secretarial related opportunities.

Career Progression

After successful completion of Certificate in Information Technology-ICT(KNEC) ,a student can proceed for Diploma ,bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.

Course Duration

This course takes an average of 4 terms (1 and half years ).

Mode of Study

  • Regular/full time
  • School based programme
  • Distance Learning
  • Weekend Classes
  • Part-time/Evening classes

Qualifications/Admission Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of D (plain) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC

Examining Body

KNEC

Course Requirements

The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:

  • Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
  • The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
  • A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.

KNEC Units

1920– CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (MODULE I)

101-INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

102-COMPUTER APPLICATIONS I- PAPER 2 (PRACTICAL)

103-BASIC ELECTRONICS

104-MATHEMATICS

105-COMMUNICATION

106-OPERATING SYSTEMS

107-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT-BUSINESS PLAN

1920– CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (MODULE II)

201-COMPUTER MAINTENANCE & SUPPORT

202-COMPUTER APPLICATIONS II-PAPER 2 (PRACTICAL)

203-STRUCTURED PROGRAMMING

207-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT

Other Units

  • Communication Skills
  • Computing/ICT

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