These courses provide a starting point for those who didn’t qualify for admission into Diploma level in KCSE or those who have been in the field but have no formal qualifications. Similarly, those who are professionals in other fields but want an additional qualification in a specific field and don’t want to pursue a diploma. At the end of the course those who qualify will acquire a KNEC certificate to either proceed to diploma or get into the job market or even start their own firm. The students acquire skills that allow them to be competent in the profession since we emphasize on practical lessons, field work, communication skills, presentation and enhance self-confidence.
INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER DRIVING LICENSE (ICDL)
ICDL is the gateway to digital competence in today’s world for every career and any individual. Level will provide the skills and competences required to make a foundation for further studies or start a career in digital marketing and project management. These modules are designed for work user who needs to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of these applications in the course of their job role.
MODULE 1 - Kshs 33,500 Duration: 3 months
- Computer Essentials: 2weeks - 2hrs/day
- Online Essentials: 1week - 2hrs/day
- Proficiency word processing: 1week - 2hrs/day
- IT Security: 2weeks - 2hrs/day
- Proficiency in presentation: 1week - 2hrs/day
- Proficiency in Spreadsheets: 3weeks-2hrs/day
- Digital Marketing: 2weeks - 2hrs/day
- Online Collaboration: 1week - 2hrs/day
Single Module: Kshs 5,000
MODULE 2 Advanced Level - Kshs 12,000
Duration: 3 months
- Advanced Word Processing: 2weeks-2hrs/day
- Advanced Spreadsheets: 2weeks-2hrs/day
- Using Databases: 2weeks-2hrs/day
- Project planning: 2weeks-2hrs/day
Single Advanced ICDL module: Kshs 6,000
The course equips the learner with skills to create visual concepts using computer software to communicate ideas that inspire, inform and captivate consumers. By the end of the course, the learner should be able to develop the overall layout and production design for various applications e.g. advertisements, brochures, magazines, corporate reports e.t.c.
A learner has the option of individual software as follows:
- Adobe Photo Shop: 3 Weeks
- Corel Draw: 3 Weeks
- Adobe Illustrator: 3 Weeks
- Adobe Indesign: 3 Weeks
- Adobe Premier: 3 Weeks
- Adobe Dreamweaver: 3 Weeks
- Adobe Fireworks: 3 Weeks
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Basic understanding of the computer.
DURATION: 3 weeks
Cyber presence in this age in time is key to every organization big or small and even individuals. This course equips the learner with hands on skills to develop a website that increases an organization or individual cyber presence tremendously.
The learners will be trained in:
Part One: 4 weeks each at Kshs 15,000
- MS Flash
Part Two: 4 weeks each at Kshs 15,000
- PHP & MySql
- MS SQL & ASP.NET
Entry requirements: Basic understanding of the computer
Duration : 4 weeks each
This is a course for those who want to develop a career in system development (Software Engineering). The Key software and languages to choose from are:
- VB. Net
Duration: 2 weeks Fees: Each at 10,000
- Advanced Certificate Programming in VB.NET- 3 weeks at Kshs 10,000
- Advanced Certificate Programming in C#- 3 weeks at Kshs 10,000
Entry requirements: Participants should have basic knowledge of how to use a computer
IT SECURITY AND CYBER CRIME
This course is designed for professionals in all industries not limited to the IT field and online users who want to understand IT security and Cyber-crime and identify best practices to stay abreast in matters IT security.
Entry requirements: Basic knowledge of Computers.
Duration: 3 Weeks
Cost: Kshs. 20,000
DATA ANALYSIS AND STATISTICAL PACKAGES
This course is a first step towards understanding the data analysis process as a whole. It is designed for people in the field of statistics.
The learner will learn in details one of the specialized software:
- Data Analysis using SPSS
- Data Analysis using STATA
- Data Analysis using SAS
Fees: Kshs 20,000 each unit
Duration: 3 weeks each unit
This course is designed to impact the skills of project management methodology right from investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring to evaluation.
- Introduction to Project Management: Fees: Ksh 10,000 Duration: 1 week
- MS Project: Fees: Kshs 20,000 Duration: 2 weeks
ACCOUNTING PACKAGES; QUICK BOOKS, SAGE, PASTEL
The course is preferable for accountants but anybody who needs to maintain computerized financial records and accounts of an organization needs this course.
- QUICK BOOKS
- SAGE PASTEL
Duration: 3 Weeks each
Fees: 10,000 each
COMPUTER REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE
The course is essential to those interested in acquiring skills in troubleshooting, computer repair, maintenance, and upgrading with the leading systems, applications, software programs and hardware. The course will enable the learner demonstrate a practical understanding of basic PC systems, Install and commission a working stand-alone PC
Demonstrate a practical understanding of data storage devices and current printers,
Repair and maintenance of computers
Entry requirements: Participants should have basic knowledge of how to use a computer.
Duration: 4 weeks 2hrs each day
Cost: Kshs 20,000
DIGITAL SKILLS FOR MANAGERS
Suitable for managers who wish to upgrade their digital knowledge and embrace latest technology so as to appreciate the current convergence of technology. The course is highly practical and focuses on impacting skills to perform day-to-day tasks using MS Office and the web.
Fees ksh. 20,0000 for 120 hours
Certificate in Information Technology
This course provides students with a wide range of technical and technological skills required by the industry at the Certificate level. The course is designed to have modules with KNEC Exams after each module.
Minimum qualifications : KCSE Certificate mean grade D
- Module One - 1Year
- Module Two - 6 Months
Tuition fee: 19,850Ksh per term
Career Development: Graduates of this course can further their studies in a IT related course at a Diploma level.
Certificate in Land Surveying
Our certificate course is intended to provide the learner with a wide range of skills required in various sectors such as oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, building & construction, military and security Intelligence, land surveying and civil engineering.
Minimum Qualifications: KCSE Mean Grade D its equivalent
Duration: 1 Year and 6 Months
Certification: KNEC (Examination and Certificate)
Tuition fee: ksh. 29,850 per term.
Career Development: Graduates of this course can further their studies in a Geo related course at a Diploma level.