Certificate in Information technology

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The Certificate course in Information Technology (IT) is intended to provide students with a wide range of technical and technological skills required by industry at the diploma level. The course addresses the demand for IT specialists in the fast-changing digital world. A good grounding in fundamental skills and theoretical understanding vital for an IT graduate is the focus of this course.

The course is intended to produce personnel who:

  • Have the ability to use industry-standard computer software and hardware
  • Are equipped with problem-solving skills and can adapt to a fast-changing technological world.
  • Will assist in system administration and networking in areas such as production, research, consultancy, education.
  • Will be able to progress academically to higher levels of education into relevant degree courses.

Such personnel will fit in the whole spectrum of IT-related jobs.

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This programme is suited for high school graduates and IT students who would like to build on their problem-solving techniques and acquire transferable skills that one can take into the world of work.

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KCSE mean grade D+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

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You can take up the role of a

  • programmer,
  • computer hardware engineer,
  • web developer,
  • computer network architect,
  • computer systems designer,
  • information systems analyst,
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Trimester ITrimester II
  • CIT 100 Customer Relations
  • CIT 101 Computers and Society
  • CIT 102 Foundation Physics and Electricity for IT
  • CIT 103 Internet and the Web
  • CIT 104 Introduction Information Systems
  • DIT 104 Computer organization and architecture
  • DCU 100 Communication Skills
  • DIT 107 Mathematics for Sciences
  • DCU 201 Computer Applications Software
  • DIT 301 Operating systems
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    Intake Periods
  • January
  • May
  • September
    Modes of Study
  • Full Time
Course Overview
Kisumu Students at the Campus

The Certificate course in Information Technology (IT) is intended to provide students with a wide range of technical and technological skills required by industry at the diploma level. The course addresses the demand for IT specialists in the fast-changing digital world. A good grounding in fundamental skills and theoretical understanding vital for an IT graduate is the focus of this course.

The course is intended to produce personnel who:

  • Have the ability to use industry-standard computer software and hardware
  • Are equipped with problem-solving skills and can adapt to a fast-changing technological world.
  • Will assist in system administration and networking in areas such as production, research, consultancy, education.
  • Will be able to progress academically to higher levels of education into relevant degree courses.

Such personnel will fit in the whole spectrum of IT-related jobs.

Who Can Join

This programme is suited for high school graduates and IT students who would like to build on their problem-solving techniques and acquire transferable skills that one can take into the world of work.

Career Opportunities
1

You can take up the role of a

  • programmer,
  • computer hardware engineer,
  • web developer,
  • computer network architect,
  • computer systems designer,
  • information systems analyst,
Entry Qualifications

KCSE mean grade D+ (plus) OR any other equivalent qualification approved by the university senate.

For actual subject and work experience requirements please contact the enrollment office.

Curriculum Road Map
Year (1)
Trimester ITrimester II
  • CIT 100 Customer Relations
  • CIT 101 Computers and Society
  • CIT 102 Foundation Physics and Electricity for IT
  • CIT 103 Internet and the Web
  • CIT 104 Introduction Information Systems
  • DIT 104 Computer organization and architecture
  • DCU 100 Communication Skills
  • DIT 107 Mathematics for Sciences
  • DCU 201 Computer Applications Software
  • DIT 301 Operating systems