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Certificate in Information Technology (IT)

Certificate in Information Technology Course in Kenya Overview

The Certificate in Information Technology is a comprehensive program offered by NIE Technical College that provides students with essential knowledge and practical skills in the field of information technology. This program is designed to meet the growing demand for IT professionals and offers a focused curriculum to equip students with foundational IT competencies.

Throughout the program, students will gain a solid understanding of key concepts and principles in information technology, including computer hardware, software, operating systems, networking fundamentals, and cybersecurity. They will also develop practical skills in areas such as programming, database management, troubleshooting, and system support.

The Certificate in Information Technology program combines theoretical instruction with hands-on training to ensure students are well-prepared for entry-level positions in the IT industry. Through practical projects and real-world scenarios, students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and develop problem-solving abilities.

Certificate in Information Technology Course in Kenya

Certificate in Information Technology Units

Year 1 Semester 1

CICT 4301: Communication skills
CICT 4302: Life skills
CICT 4303: Entrepreneurship skills
CICT 4304: Introduction to ICT
CICT 4305: Computer Applications I
CICT 4306: Mathematics
CICT 4307: Operating systems
CICT 4308: Basic Electronics
CICT 4309: Industrial attachment

Year 1 Semester 2

CICT 4309: Structured programming
CICT 4310: Computer maintenance and support
CICT 4311: Computer application II
CICT 4312: Business Plan
CICT 4313: Research methodology
CICT 4314: Trade project


KCSE D Plain




2 Years 

Career Prospects

Upon completing the Certificate in Information Technology program, graduates will be well-prepared for entry-level positions in various IT-related roles, such as:

  • IT support technician
  • Helpdesk assistant
  • Computer technician
  • Junior web developer
  • Database assistant
  • Network support technician

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Join NIE Technical College’s Certificate in Information Technology program and embark on an exciting journey to become a skilled IT professional. Gain a solid foundation in IT principles, learn cutting-edge technologies, and prepare for a successful career in the dynamic field of information technology.

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