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Information Studies - Highlands State Technical College

Information studies course is designed to equip people with skills on how to handle, manage, sort, present, and interpret information.

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

Information studies course is designed to equip people with skills on how to handle, manage, sort, present, and interpret information. Information can be sensitive and requires a professional s to take custody and manage it. This course will help an information professional to learn the legal aspects of information and managerial skills.
Owing to the fact that the world has evolved to an age where information technology and information explosions are here with us, there is need for information professionals with relevant qualifications and skills to work in libraries and other information centres.

Entry requirements

  • KCSE D Plain;
  • Pass in Artisan Level;
  • Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.

Information Studies - course content

Module I

  •  Library information centre operations
  • Information resources
  • Computer application in information
  • Information communication technology
  • Communication
  • Quantitative methods
  • Entrepreneurship project
  • Life skills

 

Module II

  •  Records management
  • Archives operations
  • Preservation and   conservation of information
  • Mail courier service
  • Professional ethics
  • Course specialization project

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