Information and Communication Technology

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Website Developer
  • Computer Technician
  • Programmer/Systems Developer
  • Computer Operator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Analyst or Programmer
  • IT Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Systems Support Person

COURSES ON OFFER

January and May Intakes

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Entry Requirements for National Certificate

5 ‘O’ Levels including English and Mathematics 


DURATION: 1 YEAR
Description: A qualifying learner at this level will be a well-rounded IT professional, building on foundation technical skills acquired at NC level in IT. It prepares learners by providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further study in the fields of Information Technology at Higher Education level. 
It prepares learners by providing them with the necessary knowledge needed for further study in the fields of Information Technology at Higher Education level. 
It aims to enhance readiness for further study in Information Technology and related fields at the higher level, as well as providing for initial employment in the computer industry.
A qualifying learner will be able to communicate effectively with fellow IT staff & users of information technology, understanding the role of technology in a business context.

SUBJECT

  • Information Technology Concepts
  • C++ Programming
  • Computer Operations and Packages
  • Business Information Systems
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Business Communication
  • National and Strategic Studies
  • Entrepreneurial skills Development



NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

National Certificate in Information Technology


DURATION: 3 YEARS
Description: Students will be taught to effectively to solve business-related problems, and will be trained extensively in areas such as computer software, computer hardware, networks and the analysis, design and implementation of software solutions.
This program is designed to provide both the theory and practice of Information Technology. The practical component of study will be offered in a real workplace or in a simulated workplace environment. It will provide students with an opportunity to experience work situations during the period of study.

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Computer Architecture
  • Data Communication and Networks
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Programming in Visual Basic
  • Software Design
 
YEAR 2 
Students will be on industrial attachment


YEAR 3   
  • Computer Quantitative Methods
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Database Concepts and Design
  • Internet and Web Design
  • Software Development Project 


HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

National Diploma in Information Technology


DURATION: 1 YEAR
Description: This program will provide you with a range of skills in a technological and management context. It is highly relevant to a range of careers in the IT sector such as information system design and management, IT maintenance and technical services areas, technical support, systems analysts, software engineers and developers.
This qualification is designed to equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in current and future employment in Information Technology. A feature of the course is an emphasis on practical work and experience with modern tools for developing and managing software and web based digital content. On completion of the course participants would be expected to reach a level of competence equivalent to that of a 3-year computer science graduate program.

SUBJECT

  • Operations Research
  • Advanced Networks
  • Information Systems Management
  • Visual C++ Programming
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design
  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design Project



SHORT COURSES

  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Access
  • MS Publisher
  • Introduction to Internet
  • Introduction to C++ Programming
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Visual Basic.Net Programming
  • Visual C++ Programming
  • Java Programming
  • Web Design
NB. For short courses, the entry requirement is the ability to read and write.