Information and Communication Technology

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Information and Communication Technology programme

Information and Communication Technology is the integration of telecommunications in computing for effective access, storage, transmission, and manipulation of information. 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.

If you are looking for a job in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, then this Information Technology course will introduce you to the fundamental concepts and practices of business management and IT as preparation for a rewarding career.

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills in IT that they need to meet the challenges of today’s workplace and embark upon rewarding management careers in this highly respected and in-demand field.

Objectives of Information and Communication Technology

This diploma in Information and Communication Technology program 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 program, 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 for Information and Communication Technology

The minimum Entry Requirements for the Diploma in Information and Communication Technology course are:

  • KCSE C Minus;
  • Pass Craft Certificate in Cooperative Management;
  • Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.

Information and Communication Technology Course Subjects

Module I

  • Introduction to Information communication technology and ethics
  • Computer application I
  • Communication skills
  • Structured programming
  • Computational mathematics
  • Operating systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Life skills

Module II

  • Research project
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Object oriented programming
  • Visual programming
  • Database management system
  • Quantitative methods

Module III

  • Data communication and networking
  • Internet based programming
  • Business plan
  • Management information system
  • Principles and practice of management

Colleges offering Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology

Shiners Institute of Business and Technology
Muranga County

Information and Communication Technology

The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Nyeri County

Information and Communication Technology

Panorama College of Business Studies
Nairobi County

Information and Communication Technology

Nakuru College of Commerce and Hospitality
Nakuru County

Information and Communication Technology

Weithaga Bible and Technical Training College
Muranga County

Information and Communication Technology

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Information and Communication Technology

Imara Institute of Science and Technology
Nairobi County

Information and Communication Technology

Thika Technical Training Institute (TTTI)
Kiambu County

Information and Communication Technology

Aims College of Business and Technology (ACBT)
Nairobi County

Information and Communication Technology

Havard Institute of Development Studies
Kiambu County

Information and Communication Technology

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Information and Communication Technology

Masinga Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Information and Communication Technology

Christian Industrial Training College Thika (CITC)
Kiambu County

Information and Communication Technology

Dr. Daniel Murende Wako TVC
Busia County

Information and Communication Technology

Berea Christian College For Integrated Studies
Nakuru County

Information and Communication Technology

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Information and Communication Technology

Aberdare Institute of Business and Catering
Kiambu County

Information and Communication Technology

House of Plenty Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County