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Certificate in Library and Information Science



AIRADS College trains learners to effectively carry out library activities,maintain and record the information. Certificate in Library science ,archives and information studies examined by KNEC covers extensively library activities and management of information.A student is required to be self driven and posses strong analytical abilities to successfully attracts the market and meet the market demands. This certificate course in Information studies is highly on demand due to the rise in technology and demand for better skills.we offer both modular and non modular course in the field.

Units Covered

1813 CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN LIBRARY, ARCHIVES AND INFORMATION STUDIES

301-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
302-INFORMATION RESOURCES
303-READER’S SERVICES
304-LIBRARY OPERATIONS
305-ARCHIVAL OPERATIONS
306-COURSE SPECIALISATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECTS

 

1913 CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION STUDIES (MODULE I)

101-LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTRE OPERATIONS
102-INFORMATION RESOURCES
103-COMPUTER APPLICATION IN INFORMATION
104-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
105-COMMUNICATION
106-QUANTITATIVE METHODS
107-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT

 

 

1913 CRAFT CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION STUDIES (MODULE II)

 

201-RECORDS MANAGEMENT
202-ARCHIVES OPERATIONS
203-PRESERVATION & CONSERVATION OF INFORMATION
204-MAIL COURIER SERVICE
205-PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
207-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: Librarians, File managers, Museum officers and Bank filers.

Career progression:Upon completion,a student can proceed to do Diploma, Higher Diploma,bachelor`s degree,masters and PHD in the same or related field.

Entry requirement:  KCSE  mean grade-D plain

Mode of study: full time/ Part time,Distant Learning
Duration: 1 year  per module

Exam body: KNEC

Modules: 2 modules

Mode Of Study

  • Full time/Regular
  • Part time
  • Weekend Classes
  • Distance learning

 

Career

  • Library assistant

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