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Certified Information Communication Technologist - Highlands State Technical College

This Certified Information Communication Technologists course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable the student to understand and perform Information and Communication Technology operations

By the end of this course, the trainee should be able to: –

  • Appreciate the role of Computers in our society
  • Appreciate various components of computer system
  • Acquire basic Information and Communication Technology skills
  • Appreciate computer software
  • Appreciate computer networks
  • Understand the Internet and Web-related applications
  • Apply the acquired knowledge and skills in Information and Communication Technology at the place of work

 Proffessional Course  2 years Fee: on application
HSC
Private College Thika Town - Constituency, Kiambu - County

Certified Information Communication Technologists are skilled and competent system developers and programmers, network administrators, system engineers, ICT consultants and practitioners.

Information Technology has emerged as a major sector in many economies across the world. This dynamic industry has tremendous scope for growth and innovation, offering a multitude of exciting and challenging job opportunities. This programme arms students with the knowledge and skills in information and communication technology they need to meet the challenges of today’s workplace and embark upon rewarding management careers in this highly respected and in-demand field. 

Certified Information Communication Technologist - objectives

This Certified Information Communication Technologists course is intended to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable the student to understand and perform Information and Communication Technology operations

By the end of this course, the trainee should be able to: –

  • Appreciate the role of Computers in our society
  • Appreciate various components of computer system
  • Acquire basic Information and Communication Technology skills
  • Appreciate computer software
  • Appreciate computer networks
  • Understand the Internet and Web-related applications
  • Apply the acquired knowledge and skills in Information and Communication Technology at the place of work

Entry requirements

KCSE C- (minus)

Certified Information Communication Technologist - course content

Part I

Section 1

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Computer Applications - Practical
  • Entrepreneurship and Communication

Section 2

  • Operating Systems - Practical
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Computer Support and Maintenance

Part II

Section 3

  • Database systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Structured Programming

Section 4

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Web Design and e-Commerce
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks - Practical

Part III

Section 5

  • Strategy, Governance and Ethics
  • Software Engineering
  • Mobile Application Development

Section 6

  • Systems Security
  • Information Systems Project Management
  • Research Methods
  • ICT Project

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