Computing and Informatics

The ICT Department offers ICT training to provide innovative lifelong opportunities. The department aims to help students develop the necessary skills to exploit ICT, to become autonomous users of ICT and to be ICT professionals who meet the demands of both local and global markets.

Information Communication Technology (ICT) encompasses the fields of Data/Information processing, transmission and communications by means of computer and telecommunication techniques. ICT tools are increasingly used for organizational/personal information processing in all sectors of
economy and society. The ICT Department has taken the responsibility of influencing the students to perform well in their studies and to become responsible members of the society.

Md Martha Wambua
HOD Computing & Informatics

Training and Courses in ICT


1 ICT level 6 3yrs Jan/May/Sep KCSE C- & Above CDACC
2 ICT level 5 2yrs Jan/May/Sep KCSE D & D+ CDACC

The Department offers various courses. The courses offered have been developed to cater for needs of those intending to specialize in the area of ICT. The courses offered in the department are examinable by The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)and CCDAC respectively: –

  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) Module based
  • Certificate in Information Communication Technology (CICT) Module based

The department also offers Computer Proficiency (Computer Packages) short course.
The Diploma Course is divided into 3 Modules. On successful completion of the 3 Modules, one receives a Diploma in Information communication Technology.

The Certificate Course is divided into 2 Modules. The students graduate with a Certificate in Information Communication Technology after
successful completion of the 2 Modules. Those who successfully complete the Certificate Course, join the Diploma Level at second year.
The CBET courses are designed to focus on the specific competencies where a trainee is prepared for competencies such as communication, problem
solving, team work, technical skills or customer services.

Trainees learn through hands on experience, practicing and demonstrating their abilities in real world contexts. Assessments are designed to measure a student’s actual abilities rather than their theoretical knowledge. This dimension provides a more accurate and comprehensive picture of a student’s readiness for employment in a particular field. Whether you are looking to pursue a new career or upskill, CBET courses provide practical training that can lead to better job prospects and higher earning potential.

Intake and Training Facilities

The intake of these courses is in January, May and September. The ICT courses provide students with a basis for further progression to the Universities. Students who attain credit passes at Diploma level are absorbed into the Universities at Second Year Level. The Department has 3 ICT laboratories equipped with modern computers. The Department encourages students to enroll for ICT courses in KTTI at the department because there are:-

  • Excellent Pass rates in National Examinations
  • Qualified, experienced and committed lecturers
  • Attention to individual students needs
  • I.T. facilities and internet available to ICT students

The ICT Department not only encourages students to perform well in their examinations but also encourages the values of team work, cohesiveness,
self-discipline and trustworthiness. The Department instills acceptable moral values for social development