Artisan - Grade 3 In Computer Operator

Artisan - Grade 3 In Computer Operator (GICT3) is offered as a GRADE 3 course examined by NITA. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

At least a D- in KCSE

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 800.00
Material FeeKES 500.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 22,400.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Material Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 18,350.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Material Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 15,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Total: KES 18,350.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units trained under this course

Trimester 1
GICT3101_1Basic Computer Operations And File Management T1
GICT3102_1Word Processing T1
GICT3103_1Spread Sheets T1
GICT3105_1Desktop Publishing And Graphics Design T1
GICT3106_1Internet And Web Design T1
GICT3107_1Multimedia Operations T1
GICT3108_1Communication Skills T1
GICT3109_1Business Skills T1
GICT3110_1Science T1
GICT3111_1Basic Mathematics T1
GICT3112_1Database T1
Trimester 2
GICT3101_2Basic Computer Operations And File Management T2
GICT3102_2Word Processing T2
GICT3103_2Spread Sheets T2
GICT3104_2Presentation T2
GICT3105_2Desktop Publishing And Graphics Design T2
GICT3106_2Internet And Web Design T2
GICT3107_2Multimedia Operations T2
GICT3108_2Communication Skills T2
GICT3109_2Business Skills T2
GICT3110_2Science T2
GICT3111_2Basic Mathematics T2
GICT3112_2Database T2
Trimester 3
GICT3101_3Basic Computer Operations And File Management T3
GICT3102_3Word Processing T3
GICT3103_3Spread Sheets T3
GICT3104_3Presentation T3
GICT3105_3Desktop Publishing And Graphics Design T3
GICT3106_3Internet And Web Design T3
GICT3107_3Multimedia Operations T3
GICT3108_3Communication Skills T3
GICT3109_3Business Skills T3
GICT3110_3Science T3
GICT3111_3Basic Mathematics T3
GICT3112_3Database T3

Course Description

Grade 3 in Computer Operator is a very enriched course offered at Uwezo College. This one-year NITA-accredited program is meticulously designed to elevate students' proficiency in computer operations and software applications, enabling them to navigate the digital landscape adeptly. Enrollment in Grade 3 in Computer Operator requires candidates to at least be in possession of a KCPE Certificate. This prerequisite ensures a foundational understanding of basic educational concepts.

Course Structure:

Grade 3 in Computer Operator offers an in-depth curriculum covering essential aspects of computer operations and software applications. Key areas of training include:

  • Basic Computer Operations and File Management: Master fundamental computer operations and file organization techniques.
  • Word Processing: Proficiency in word processing applications for document creation and editing.
  • Spreadsheet: Advanced skills in spreadsheet software for data analysis and manipulation.
  • Presentation: Creating and delivering impactful presentations using digital tools.
  • Desktop Publishing and Graphics Design: Learning design software for publication and graphic creation.
  • Internet and Web Design: Understanding internet operations and basics of web design.
  • Multimedia Operations: Creating and manipulating multimedia content.
  • Communication Skills: Enhancing verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Business Skills: Acquiring fundamental business operation knowledge.
  • Science: Understanding basic scientific concepts.
  • Basic Mathematics: Strengthening foundational mathematical skills.
  • Databases: Working with database management systems.

Skills and Competencies:

Upon completing Grade 3 in Computer Operator, students will acquire a wide range of competencies, including:

  • Advanced proficiency in various computer software applications.
  • Effective communication and business skills crucial in professional environments.
  • Ability to handle multimedia content and web design basics.
  • Competency in managing databases and performing data analysis.
  • Set up hardware and install and configure software and drivers
  • Maintain and repair technological equipment (e.g. routers) or peripheral devices
  • Install well-functioning LAN/WAN and other networks and manage components (servers, IPs etc.)
  • Manage security options and software in computers and networks to maintain privacy and protection from attacks
  • Perform regular upgrades to ensure systems remain updated
  • Troubleshoot system failures or bugs and provide solutions to restore functionality
  • Arrange maintenance sessions to discover and mend inefficiencies
  • Keep records of repairs and fixes for future reference
  • Offer timely technical support and teach users how to utilize computers correctly

Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities: Graduates of Grade 3 in Computer Operator can explore roles such as:

  • Computer Operator
  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Customer Support Representative

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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