Proficiency certificate in computer hardware and maintenance

PROFICIENCY SHORT COURSES

  1. PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER HARDWARE AND MAINTENANCE
    1. Personal computer components
      1. Identify the fundamentals principles of using personal Computers
      2. Install, configure, optimize and upgrade personal Computers
      3. Trouble shooting techniques and preventive maintenance on personal Computers 

The purpose of this certification is to produce Computer Hardware Technicians for the IT industry. The course lays a lot of emphasis on the hardware component of the computer and grandaunts in this course are thoroughly trained to fix all the hardware problems. Students gain skills in selecting parts, upgrading, building and configuring personal computers, installing and configuring operating systems

COURSE STRUCTURE

 

 

  1. Laptops and Portal devices
    1. Identify the fundamentals principles of using laptops and portable devices
    2. Install, configure, optimize and upgrade laptops and portable devices
    3. Trouble shooting techniques and preventive maintenance on laptops and portable devices 

 

  1. Operating systems
    1. Identify the fundamentals principles of operating systems
    2. Install, configure, optimize and upgrade operating systems
    3. Trouble shooting techniques and preventive maintenance on operating systems

 

  1. Printers and Scanners
    1. Identify the fundamentals principles of Printers and Scanners
    2. Install, configure, optimize and upgrade Printers and Scanners
    3. Trouble shooting techniques and preventive maintenance on Printers and Scanners

OUTCOME

  • To equip the learner with the knowledge and skills necessary to service and repair desktop computers competently, including those in a network environment.
  • To equip the learner with the skills and attitudes necessary to work effectively in a modern office environment.
  • Be a holder of KCSE/KACE/KCE certificate

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for the admission to pursue a Certificate in Computer Hardware and Maintenance, a candidate must;

 

Course Breakdown

 

 Modules

Credits (Hours)

Personal computer components

10.5

Laptops and Portal devices

10.5

 Operating systems

10.5

Printers and Scanners

10.5

 TOTAL

 42

Duration:                                The course will take 1 month

Tuition Fees:                           10,000 KES

  1. PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN WEB DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
    1. Overview of Web design and development
    2. Web File Management
    3. HTML Tags
    4. HTML Attributes and Images
    5. CSS – Styling Tags
    6. CSS – Page Layout
    7. Navigation Bars
    8. Publishing Websites
    9. Designing with Sections
    10. JavaScript
    11. Responsive Design
    12. Front End Frameworks
    13. Content Management Systems

The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge they need to design and implement effective and dynamic websites. Students pursuing the certificate have the option of taking either the Web Design track or the Web Development track, depending on their particular area of interest.

COURSE STRUCTURE

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for the admission to pursue a Certificate in Web Design and Development, a candidate must;

  • Be a holder of KCSE/KACE/KCE certificate

Course Breakdown

Modules

Credits (Hours)

Web File Management

10

HTML Tags/ Attributes and Images

15

CSS – Styling Tags/ Page Layout/Navigation bars

15

Publishing Websites/ Designing with Sections/ Responsive Design

15

JavaScript

10

Front End Frameworks

10

 TOTAL

75

Duration:                                The course will take 2 months

Fees per semester:                 12,000 KES

  1. PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER NETWORKING AND SECURITY
  2. Network types
  3. Network connection and cabling
  4. Network protocols
  5. Installing and configuring networks
  6. Troubleshooting
    1. Security threats
    2. Physical security
    3. Operating system security
    4. Network security

The program is designed to provide students the basics of computer networking including what computer networks are, the most common types of computer networks, and some of the important protocols used in the networking field

COURSE STRUCTURE

a) Networks

b) Security

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for the admission to pursue a Certificate in Networking and Security, a candidate must;

  • Be a holder of KCSE/KACE/KCE certificate

 

Course Breakdown

Modules

 Credits (Hours)

Networking

25

Security

25

TOTAL

50

Duration:                                The course will take 11/2 months

Fees per semester:                 10,000 KES (10,000 KES/month)

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