I.T

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Overview

Information and communication technology is a vital resource to all sectors in the contemporary society. Both the private and public sectors rely on I.T since it involves collection, processing, storage and dissemination of data and information. The school of I.T trains theoretical, practical and technical aspects of I.T that are satisfactory towards helping one to support and manage information systems, including networks.

Objectives

  • To enhance an individual’s computer literacy, consequently increasing literacy levels in the country
  • To empower learners with both theoretical and practical skills in I.T in an integrated manner, to help enhance their problem solving skills
  • To enhance a learner’s analytical skills that will assist them in solving real-world solutions
  • To give students practical skills that will help them create and manage I.T-based establishments.
  • Enhance the productivity of professionals in different fields by helping them develop I.T skills which match their areas of specialization

Prospects

The I.T sector is fast growing and cuts across all other sectors of the economy. The world is becoming a global field owing to advanced I.T products; as such, the field requires fresh talent to bring innovativeness required in the dynamic I.T market, making graduates with I.T skills highly sought after.

COURSEDURATIONEXAM BODYSUBJECTS
Computer Applications Systems Course3 MonthsCSKIntroduction to ICT, Information networks, ICT in everyday life, computer & Managing files, Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Database Processing & Presentation, Desktop publishing, Internet & Communication.
Diploma in Information Technology – CSK9 Months Part I & 6 Months Part IICSKPart I: Introduction to Business Computer Systems, Introduction to Programming (HTML), Arithmetic & Book-Keeping, Computer Operations Management, Information Processing, Computer systems architecture. Financial Accounting, Business systems, Communication skills, Business Computer Skills.
Part II: Management Information Systems, Programming in V.B or Pascal, Programming methodology, Systems analysis and design (PART 1), Quantitative techniques
Advance  Diploma in Information Technology – CSK6 MonthsCSKSystems analysis and design (PART 2), Software design and methodology, Programming in C++, Networking systems and Data communications, Integrating Project
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 4)9 MonthsABMAInformation Systems, Computer Programming, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Information Presentation and Analysis, Web Technologies, General Purpose Software.
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 5)9 MonthsABMADatabase Systems, Software Development, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Web Applications Development, E-Commerce Strategy
Diploma in Computing & Information Systems (Level 6)9 MonthsABMASoftware Engineering, Algorithm Design and Analysis, Enterprise Architecture, Organizational Security, IT Project Management, Scalable Web and e-Commerce
Diploma in Graphic Design3 MonthsCSKCorel Draw, Adobe Page Maker, Adobe Photoshop
Diploma in Programming & Web Design3 MonthsCSKHTML 5, PHP, JavaScript, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Illustrator

Careers

IT instructors

Computer engineers

Web designer

System analyst

Network administrator

Database administrator

Electronic designer

Graphic designer

Programmer

System administrator

Data entry clerk

Computer operators

Support technicians

ICT managers