THIKA TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE

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Diploma in ICT

Meet the demand for practical ICT expertise, plus choose to specialize in network support or software development. Learn the theory and practice of ICT, graduating with technical expertise to support computing and networking environments, or in software development. 

Some of the ways you'll apply your skills are by building a PC from scratch, loading, configuring and upgrading operating systems, linking PCs in a simple network, setting up a physical network and virtual machines (VM), setting up and running exercises on a Linux VM, emulating complex networks using VM technology or working on programming, scripting, IT modelling and database management problems in practical tutorial sessions. 

Gain communication skills for effective teamwork or self-directed projects. The specialisation in network support gives you specific skills to work in the industry or to go on to degree level study in your chosen specialisation. The software development specialisation allows you to go onto degree level study in either the multimedia/web development or software development specialisations.

This program is aligned to various Industrial IT Roles and mapped to global Certifications and university degree leading to holistic skill development of an individual for a specific professional domain. The programme not only develops the critical IT Skills, but also develops the important domain processes and soft skills needed to successfully enter and rapidly grow in a highly challenging global work environment.

The DICT programme focuses on important domains of technical skills in Software Development, Server Administration and Network Administration based upon African industrial ICT requirements which in turn bridges the gap between Academia & Employment needs.

The programme is delivered using multiple world class training methodologies among them Instructor Led Training (ILT) & the unique Mentored Learning (ML).

The programme is built upon the platform of global employment expectation – through focused Knowledge Dissemination, Knowledge Competency through certifications, and Implementation Knowledge through projects & Internships

Aspirants of Diploma in ICT will be introduced to computers and be taught key concepts & technologies relevant for efficiently performing tasks in a Desktop environment. This will be followed by an introduction to PC Hardware & Maintenance, Managing and Maintaining Windows 8 Operating System. The programme further covers an introduction to Databases with Microsoft Access and Web design with HTML 5.

The programme further enables the student to progress to learn about Network Administration wherein they understand the fundamentals of networking with CompTIA Security + and then major on the globally accepted Interconnecting Cisco Networking Device management-installing, configuring, troubleshooting in a LAN environment  

In the next semester students dive into Systems Administration wherein they will be taught implementation of Server & Desktop Infrastructure, design, deployment & management of physical and virtualized Windows Server application management infrastructure. They further cover concepts in CompTIA Server +.

Post this the deserving students gets an opportunity to put his/her learning into practice by working as an intern for a given period of time and acquire the necessary skills to learn the best practices of the industry in a professional environment. This rich internship exposure makes the student to become an employer’s choice

In the final lap of this programme students get to understand object oriented programming concepts as well as dive into Mobile programming with Android and Web Programming to support cloud based applications. This is punctuated by skills that enable them to work with Structured Querying Languages (SQL).

 

Requirements

  Minimum Requirement Other Requirement  Intake  Duration  Examining body
Module I C- (Minus)

None

Jan/May/ Sept

9 Months KNEC
Module II Pass in Module I

 

 Jan/May/ Sept  6 Months  KNEC
Module III Pass in Module II     Jan/May/ Sept  6 Months

KNEC

Our Contacts

Tel: 067-21931

Email: buildingcivildept@thikatechnical.ac.ke

 

 

 

 

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