Riccatti Courses

SCHOOL OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

International Computer Driving License ICDL (2010)     Course Duration: 2 Months

 

Course Units

  • Concept of IT
  • Using a computer and managing files
  • Information and communications
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Presentations tools

 

CISCO Certified Network Associates (CCNA)     Course Duration: 1 Month/ stage  

Course Units

  • IT Essentials
  • CISCO Certified Network Associates Stage 1
  • CISCO Certified Network Associates Stage 2
  • CISCO Certified Network Associates Stage 3
  • CISCO Certified Network Associates Stage 4

 

Certified Information Communication Technologists (CICT) Examination

 

Course Units

Section 1

Course Units

1. Introduction to Computing
2. Computer Applications (Theory)

3. Computer Applications (Practical)
4. Entrepreneurship and Communication

 

Entry Requirements

Mean Grade of C+ in KCSE with C+ in both English and Mathematics

 

Certificate in Computer Applications                     Course Duration: 2 Months             

Course Units

  • Microsoft windows - 2007
  • Introduction to computers
  • Word processing using Microsoft word - 2007
  • Spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel - 2007
  • Database management using Microsoft Access - 2007
  • Presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint - 2007
  • Ms-outlook
  • Internet & Email

 

Certificate in Computer Aided Graphic Design                Course Duration: 2 Months  

Course Units

  • Microsoft publisher 2003
  • Adobe Coral Draw 12.0
  • Adobe PageMaker 7.0
  • Adobe Photoshop CS
  • Adobe illustrator

 

Certificate in Computerized Accounting                Course Duration: 2 Months 

Course Units

  • Sage 2008
  • QuickBooks
  • Pastel

 

Certificate in Database Management                                  Duration: 2 Months  

Course Units

  • Microsoft Access
  • Basic Structured Query Language (SQL)

 

Certificate in Software Development I                                Duration: 2 Months        

Course Units

  • Visual Basic 1
  • System Analysis and design
  • Principles of programming
  • Scripting language

 

Certificate in Software Development II                              Duration: 2 Months        

Course Units

  • Ms Visual Basis Net
  • Ms Visual Basic 11
  • C
  • C+

 

Certificate in Web Design & Development             Duration: 2 Months        

Course Units

  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)
  • Ms publisher
  • Adobe dream weaver
  • Java script 1
  • Flash 1

 

Advanced Web Design & Development                              Duration: 2 Months       

Course Units

  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Hypertext Pre-Processor (PHP)
  • JavaScript
  • Corel draw
  • Photoshop

 

 

Computer Applications and Packages

Course Title

Duration (Hours)

Fees (Kshs)

Introduction To Computers & Operating Systems

20

2,000

Word Processing Ms Word 2007 /XP                            

20

2,000

Spreadsheet & Analysis Ms Excel 2007/XP

20

2,000

Database Management Ms Access 2007/XP          

20

2,000

Graphical Presentation Ms Power Point 2007/XP   

20

2,000

Communication Internet & Email With Windows

Tools

20

2,000

Microsoft Publisher                                

20

3,000

Graphical Illustrator Using Coral Draw 13              

20

2,000

Desktop Publishing Adobe Page Maker 7.0

20

2,000

Graphical Drawing Aided Design Using Adobe Photoshop CS

20

3,000

Graphical Drawing Aided Design Using Adobe Illustrator CS

20

3,000

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

20

4,000

Ms Project

20

3,000

Visual Basic Programming

40

4,000

My Structured Query Language (SQL) 

20

4,000

SAGE 2008

20

4,000

Pastel

20

4,000

Quick Books                                                                     

20

4,000

C++ Programming

40

4,000

Web Application Development Using Dreamweaver

30

4,000

 

 

SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL WORK

This course aims to equip learners with knowledge, skills and attitude that will empower them to create and support community initiatives for sustainable development. The course is designed for people who are already working or are inspired to work with development agencies in various sectors. These include but not limited to;

  • NGOs, CBOs, FBOs and International Development Organizations
  • International Development Agencies
  • Volunteer Service Organizations

 

National Certificate in Social Development (KNEC)                     Course Duration: 1 year

Course Units

  • Social development work theory and methods
  • Social policy and administration
  • Law in social development
  • Sociology
  • Community health
  • Project development
  • History and the Government of Kenya
  • Social research methods
  • Human growth and development
  • Kiswahili
  • Communication skills
  • Economics
  • Administration and management.

 

Entry Requirements

A minimum mean grade of D. (Plain) in KCSE or Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) division three – (Div. III) or its equivalent.

 

Diploma in Community Development and Social Work              

NB: The course is divided into 3 semesters of 3 months each plus industrial attachment of 3 months.

 

Module I (6 Months) – divided into 2 semesters of 3 months each

One must also undertake 330 hours of industrial attachment.

 

Course Units

  • Social work theory and practice
  • Introductory to community development
  • Community – based organizations
  • Communication skills
  • Development economics
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Community capacity building and empowerment
  • Information communication technology

 

Module II (6 Months) – divided into 2 semesters of 3 months each

One must also undertake 330 hours of industrial attachment.

 

Course Units

  • Resource mobilization and fundraising
  • Project management
  • Advocacy and lobbying
  • HIV and AIDS and other pandemics
  • Statistics
  • Legal aspects in social development work
  • Resource management

 

Module III (6 months) – Part A and B are electives

N.B A candidate who specializes in part A of module III will be awarded a Diploma in social work, while a candidate who specializes in part B of module III will be awarded a Diploma in community development

 

Part A (Electives for Diploma in Social Work)

Course Units

  • Social Psychology and Human Development
  • Disaster Management
  • Introduction to Counselling Psychology
  • Social Policy and Administration
  • Social Research Project
  • Social Rehabilitations and Re-integration

 

Part B (Electives for Diploma in Community Development)

Course Units

  • Transformation and Social Marketing
  • Community Development Methodologies
  • Management of Community Concerns
  • Gender and Development
  • Social Research Project
  • Community Leadership

 

Entry Requirements

A minimum mean grade of C- (Minus) in KCSE

 

Diploma in Community Development and Rural Initiative (ABMA-UK)

 

Certificate (6 months)

Course Units

  • Community development 1
  • Gender issue
  • Social work and social welfare
  • Population poverty and human development
  • Synopsis

 

Diploma (6 months)

Course Units

  • Community Health
  • Community Response
  • Sociology
  • Community Empowerment
  • Synopsis

 

Advanced Diploma (6 months)

Course Units

  • Legal framework
  • Community development 2
  • Project management
  • Business management
  • Dissertation

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

K.C.S.E minimum D+ (plus) or form 4 div 111

Mature entry allowed for those already working / has worked in relevant organizations.

 

School of Hospitality

Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma leading to international qualifications in Hospitality and Tourism Management awards

 

Certificate in Hotel & Catering Supervision                       Course Duration: 1 year

Course Units

  • Fundamental Hotels and Catering Industry
  • Housekeeping & Accommodation Studies
  • Culinary Practical
  • Food and Beverage Service (Restaurant Service)
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Baking (Bread, Cake Biscuits, Scones, Cookies, Pies Etc)
  • Front Office Operations & Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Culinary Theory
  • Menu Planning and Food and Selling Skills
  • Business Ethics

 

For practical sessions, students must have the following:

ü  Chef hat.

ü  Chef jacket.

ü  Black leather shoes.

ü  Chef apron.

ü  Scarf.

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Mean grade of D (Plain) in KCSE OR at least one (1) year relevant work experience

 

Diploma in Food & Beverage Management                       Course Duration: 1 year

Course Units

  • Restaurant services
  • Fundamentals of hotel & catering
  • Hotel & catering law
  • Culinary theory (Food production & practical)
  • Food & beverage management
  • Customer service
  • Menu planning and food beverage selling skills.
  • Business ethics

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum mean grade of D (Plain) in KCSE OR One (1) year relevant work experience

 

Diploma in Front Office Operations & Administration, Customer service, and Business Ethics                                                                                              Course Duration: 9 months

Course Units

  • Advance Bookings
  • Check-In & Related Issues
  • Guest Accounting
  • Security
  • Hospitality
  • Social Skills
  • Sales
  • Marketing Aspects
  • Tariffs
  • Yield Management, Groups
  • Control
  • Staffing & Equipment

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum mean grade of D (Plain) in KCSE OR one (1) year relevant work experience

 

Diploma in Housekeeping & Accommodation Studies, Customer service, and Business Ethics

Course Duration: 9 months 

Course Units

  • Housekeeping
  • Cleaning
  • Room Interiors
  • Bed making & Bedding
  • Security, Safety & First Aid

 

 

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum mean grade of D (Plain) in KCSE OR One (1) year relevant work experience

 

Spanish & French Levels I & II                               Course Duration: 6 months

 

Level I Units

Introduction to Spanish language

Pronunciation

Simple sentence formation

Oral communication

Dictation

 

Level II Units

Letter writing

Translation and interpretation

Essay writing and reading

More practice on communication

INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER DRIVING LICENCE

The ICDL is the world’s leading end-user computer certification programme.

The ICDL end-user computer certification programme includes.

  1. Foundation courses
    1. ICDL start
    2. ICDL core
    3. ICDL Advanced
  • E-learner.
  • Equalskills.
  • E-citizen.
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Database
  • Presentation
  1. ICDL expert
  2. ICDL specialised
  • Imagemaker
  • Webstarter
  • Cad

The ICDL certification programme covers the key concepts of computing and it’s practical applications. ICDL is a modular programme.

 

How to get your  ICDL Core Certificate

Register for an ICDL course at an accredited centre (list on www.icdl.org.za). Self-study options are also available.

Registered candidates will receive a skills log book which records progress through the certification process.

The ICDL Core certificate is made up from the following seven modules:

  • Basic concepts of IT
  • File management
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Presentations
  • Internet and e-mail

Registered candidates will be tested on each module. Test for the modules may be taken in any order and at the individual’s own pace.

 

Certification

ICDL Foundational

  • E-learner – entry – level computer skills:  perfect introduction and  stepping stone to starting the ICDL Core Programme.
  • Equal skills- fun, informal and simple introduction to computers and the internet for complete beginners.
  • E-citizen- simple computer skills programme explaining the internet, how to use it daily to make life easier.

 

ICDL Start: pass any four of the seven ICDL Core modules and you can apply for an ICDL start certificate.

ICDL Core: pass all seven modules and get an ICDL Core certificate.

ICDL Advanced: Taking computer skills to the next level. Achieve all four Advanced certificates and get an ICDL Expert certificate.

 

The benefits of having an ICDL

  • Internationally recognized qualification.
  • Improved job and study prospects.
  • Proven increase in productivity
  • Reduction in IT support costs
  • Increased essential IT skills levels.
  • Increased confidence in computer use
  • Reduced stress levels
  • Platform to higher-level IT education.

The ICDL internationally

  • Available in 146 countries.
  • Translated into 38 languages.
  • More than 20,000 test centres worldwide.
  • Endorsed by governments and major corporations.

 


SCHOOL OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Register

Computer Application(Packages)

 

Course Title

Duration

Cost

Introduction to computer & operating systems

Word processing Ms wordprd 2007Xp

Spreadsheet & analysis Ms excel 2007Xp

Database management Ms access 2007Xp

Graphical presentation Ms powerpoint 2007Xp

Communication internet & email with window tools.

Graphical illustrator using coral draw 13

Desktop publishing Adobe PageMaker 7.0

Graphical Drawing aided design using Adobe Photoshop cs

Graphical Drawing aided design using Adobe illustrator cs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

3000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

2000 Ksh

Ms publisher

Spss

Ms project

Visual basic programming

Java script programming

Flash

My SQL

SAGE 2008

Pastel

Quick Books

C++ progamming

Web application development using dreamweaver

Animation using firework mx

Aninmation using flash mx

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

40 Hrs

40 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

20 Hrs

40 Hrs

30 Hrs

30 Hrs

30 Hrs

3000 Ksh

3000 Ksh

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4000 Ksh

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CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Register

Duration: 2months     Fees Kshs: 8000    Installments – 1: Kshs 6000 2: Kshs 2000

  • Microsoft windows- 2007
  • Word processing using microsoft word- 2007
  • Spreadsheet using Micosoft Excel
  • Database management using Microsoft Access- 2007
  • Presentation using Microsoft Powerpoint- 2007
  • Ms-outlook
  • Internet & Email

 

INTERNATIONALCOMPUTER DRIVING LICENCE ICDL Ver 5 (win 7& office2007)

Duration: 2 months      Fees Kshs 22,000

  • Concept of IT
  • Using a computer and managing files
  • Information and communications
  • Word processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Presentations tools

 

CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER AIDED GRAPHIC DESIGN Register

Fees Kshs 12,000     Installments- 1: 7,000  2: Kshs 5,500 2months

  • Microsoft publisher 2003
  • Adobe Coral Draw 12.0
  • Adobe pagemaker 7.0
  • Adobe photoshop cs
  • Adobe illustrator

 

CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING Register

Fees Kshs 10,000         Installments- 1: Kshs 6,500  2:Kshs 4,000

  • Sage 2008
  • QuickBooks
  • Pastel

 

CERTIFICATE IN DATABASE MANAGEMENT Register

Duration: 40Hrs        Fees: Kshs 6,000    Installments- 1:Kshs 4500 2: Kshs  2,000

  • Microsoft Access
  • Basic SQL

 

CERTIFICATE IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT 1 Register

Duration: 40Hrs        Fees: Kshs 8,000    Installments- 1:Kshs 5,500 2: Kshs  3,000

  • Visual Basic 1
  • System Analysis and design
  • Principles of programming
  • Scripting language

 

CERTIFICATE IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT 11 Register

Duration: 40Hrs        Fees: Kshs 8,000    Installments- 1:Kshs 6500 2: Kshs  2,000

  • C
  • Ms Visual basis Net
  • Ms Visual Basic 11
  • C+

 

CERTIFICATE IN WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Register

Duration: 40Hrs        Fees: Kshs 8,000    Installments- 1:Kshs 6500 2: Kshs  2,000

  • HTML
  • Ms publisher
  • Adobe dream weaver
  • Java script 1
  • Flash 1

 

ADVANCED WEB DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT Register

Duration: 40Hrs        Fees: Kshs 12,000    Installments- 1:Kshs 7,500 2: Kshs  5,000

  • SQL
  • Hypertext Pre-processor (PHP)
  • Javascript
  • Corel draw
  • Photoshop

COMPUTER NETWORKING COURSE OUTLINE

Certificate in Computer Networking – Stage 1 Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 5000   Installments   1:Kshs 3,500 2: Kshs 2000

  • Network theory
  • Network communications methods
  • Network media & hardware
  • Network data delivery
  • Network implementation

 

Certificate in Computer Networking – Stage 2 Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 5000   Installments   1:Kshs 3,500 2: Kshs 2000

  • Network with TCP/IP
  • TCP/IP services
  • Other network protocols
  • Local area network (LAN) infrastructure
  • Wide area network (WAN) infrastructure

 

Advanced Certificate in Computer Networking Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 5000   Installments   1:Kshs 3,500 2: Kshs 2000

  • Network security
  • Remote networking
  • Disaster recovery

 

ENGINEERING COURSE- A+ Certification-Hardware Register

Duration- 80 Hrs    Fees Kshs 15000

 

A+ Certification- (Operating System Technologies) Register

Duration- 80 Hrs    Fees Kshs 15000

 

Network + Certification Register

Duration- 80 Hrs    Fees Kshs 18000

 

The above N+ fee is exclusive of course manuals

 

COMPUTER REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COURSE OUTLINE- Stage 1 Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 10,000   Installments   1:Kshs 6,500 2: Kshs 4,000

  • Module 1: Introduction to computers
  • Module 2: Understanding electronic communication
  • Module 3: An overview of the personal computer
  • Module 4: The central processing unit
  • Module 5: Power supplies
  • Module 6: Memory

 

Stage 2 Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 8,000   Installments   1:Kshs 5,500 2: Kshs 3,000

  • Module 7: Expansion Buses,Cables and connecters
  • Module 8: Basic disk drives
  • Module 9: Advanced disk drive technology
  • Module 10: The display system
  • Module 11: Printers
  • Module 12: Portable computers
  • Module 13: Connectivity and networking

 

Advanced Certificate in Computer Repair and Maintenance Register

Duration- 40 Hrs    Fees Kshs 7,000   Installments   1:Kshs 5,500 2: Kshs 2,000

  • Module 7: Telecommunications modems and the internet
  • Module 8: Operating system fundamentals
  • Module 9: Introducing and installing Microsoft Windows
  • Module 10; Running Microsoft Windows
  • Module 11: Maintaining the modem computer
  • Module 12: Upgrading a computer
  • Module 13: Troubleshooting techniques and client relations