Diploma in Information and Communication Technology
Diploma in Information Communication Technology qualification equips candidates with skills and competencies to work in the dynamic ICT industry as technicians in systems development, systems programming, administration and maintenance.
On Completion of this course, the student is expected to develop and apply ICT solutions to solve practical business issues.
This programme empowers Learners to use skills gained through use of technology in managing and supporting business related computer systems.
This course also bridges the existing knowledge gap in organisational data storage, business continuity, disaster recovery, security, business analytics and optimization and enterprise architecture.
- ICT Consultant
- Web Developer
- Computer Systems Manager
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Software Application Developer
- ICT Manager
- Data Recovery Manager
Diploma in Information and Communication Technology Objectives
Global communication is accelerating at breakneck speed as a result of proliferating Information Communications and Technology (ICT) - the hardware and software used to send and receive information. One of the main aims of ICT is to help students to become competent and confident users who can use the basic knowledge and skills acquired to assist them in their daily lives.
Some of the specific prgramme goals include:
- To develop ICT specialists capable of providing ICT business solutions.
- To develop professionals with high quality ICT knowledge and skills so as to take care of ICT business related matters.
- To build and develop ICT solutions and so as to enhance business and organizational efficiency.
- To develop analytical and logical thinking, problem solving, communication skills and team work.
Diploma in Information and Communication Technology Entry Requirements
- KCSE C - Minus
- Pass Craft Certificate Level in Information Technology
- Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC
Diploma in Information and Communication Technology Units
- Introduction to Information communication technology and ethics
- Computer application I
- Communication skills
- Structured programming
- Computational mathematics
- Operating systems
- Life skills
- Research project
- Systems analysis and design
- Object oriented programming
- Visual programming
- Database management system
- Quantitative methods
- Data communication and networking
- Internet based programming
- Business plan
- Management information system
- Principles and practice of management