Information Studies

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Information Studies programme

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 for Information Studies

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

Information Studies Course Subjects

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

Colleges offering Information Studies

Information Studies

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Kiambu County

Information Studies

Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
Nandi County

Information Studies

Aims College of Business and Technology (ACBT)
Nairobi County

Information Studies

Eldoret Tourism and Professional College
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Information Studies

Kenya Institute of Applied Sciences
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Skynet Business College
Nairobi County

Information Studies

African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS)
Nairobi County

Information Studies

Machakos Institute of Technology
Machakos County

Information Studies

Vision Stars Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Thika Technical Training Institute (TTTI)
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Rift Valley Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Information Studies

Koshin Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Apex Institute of Management Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Information Studies

Thika College of Excellence
Kiambu County

Information Studies

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Information Studies

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Nairobi County