International Computer Driving License
The programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. To date more than 14 million people have engaged with the ICDL programme, in over 150 countries, through our network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs).
The ICDL offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed.
INtel College and ICDL Africa work in a collaborative partnership to offer ICDL programme that enables proficient use of ICT that empowers individuals, organisations and society, through the development, promotion and delivery of quality international certification programmes throughout the world.
Recognized by the Government of Kenya
The Minister for Information and Communication amended the ICT Sector Policy Guidelines in November 2009 through a Kenya Gazette notice number 12070. This was done to recognize ICDL as the entry level computer certification designed to demonstrate competence in computer operation.
1. Provide springboard to improved job and study prospects
2. Provide international recognized qualification
3. Increase essential IT skills levels and confidence at work.
4. Provide a platform from which to move on to higher level of IT education
5. Make a better use of IT resources and provides a return on IT investment
Provide opportunities for students to improve digital skills and basic computer applications proficiency within society. The certification programmes are designed to be accessible to all persons, irrespective of age, gender, status and ability.
Base Modules ( Mandatory- Level 1)
1. Computer Essentials
2. Online Essentials
3. Word Processing
4. Processing Spread Sheets
Intermediate Modules (3 Electives – Level 2)
2. Using Databases
3. Online Collaboration
4. IT Security
Advanced Modules (Optional)
1. Advanced Word Processing
2. Advanced Spreadsheets
3. Advanced Databases
4. Advanced Presentation
1. Web Editing
2. Image Editing
3. Project Planning
4. 2D CAD
All exams are online with an international certificate.
To achieve an award of ICDL, the student can take any number of relevant units but advised to take all the 8 modules for base and intermediate level.
Advanced modules are optional after completion of base and standard modules with different certification.
ICDL Course Fees
Level One (4 Modules)
Tuition Fee: Kshs. 16,500
Examination Fee: Each at Ksh. 1,500
Level Two (4 Modules)
Tuition Fee: Ksh. 16,500
Examination Fee: Each at Ksh. 2,000
Total Tuition Fee for Level One and Two: Ksh. 33,000
Total Examination Fee for Level One and Two: Ksh. 14,000
Registration for those taking exams only is Ksh. 5,000
However, if the tuition fee is paid for the entire course (level 1 and 2) once, the course fee is Ksh. 32,000
Students taking individual course plus the exam is Ksh.10, 000
Advanced Modules Tuition Fee is Ksh. 10,000 per module
Completing the Admission Process
1. Complete the admission form (available at the college)
2. Make fee payment by cash deposit direct to the college account or by cheque payment or by MPESA (PAYBILL)
3. Bookings should be done a week prior to commencement date deemed appropriate.
4. Submit items 1 and 2 above to the college reception
- Course Sub-Category Computer Studies
- Course Level Tertiary
- Qualification Awarded Certificate
- Awarding Body INtel College
- CostKSh. 33,000 Tuition Fees
- Length Of Course 4 Months
- Class Size
- Course Location/BranchWestlands
- No prerequisites skills required.
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INtel College has been established since February 1990. INtel College is based in Westlands, at the end of General Mathenge Road, only a 5- minute drive from the Sarit Centre. INtel College is located in one of Nairobi’s most beautiful locations. The College campus has beautiful landscaped gardens, providing an atmosphere that is safe, pleasant, and conducive to learning. The College is custom-built for teaching purposes with an interior design that provides an ambience of creativity, vitality and learning.
Over the years, INtel College students have won numerous international awards for outstanding results in the world, including 5 gold medals in one examination sitting at the Graduate Diploma Level of the IMIS, UK examinations.
INtel College collaborates with the University of Sunderland, UK and also serves as their Regional Centre. The University offers a degree in Computing, and in Business at INtel College. This is an Honours level Programme and the Programme is approved to run at INtel College by the Commission for University Education (CUE), Kenya. The relationship between INtel College and the University of Sunderland dates as far back as 1999, when the University joined hands with INtel, based on their commitment to quality in education.
Proof of that lies in the fact that in 2005, The University of Sunderland, UK recognized INtel College as their ‘Best International Centre for Academic Excellence’. The University of Sunderland further approved running 2 Masters degrees Programmes in 2012(MSc. IT Management and MSc. Project Management) in addition to MBA programme that has been running for some time. The University of Sunderland only runs programmes at reputable experienced institutions. The University has started offering Masters in Information Technology Management (MSc. ITM) and Masters in Project Management that have been approved by the Commission of University Education (CUE) and are registered with both NITA and MOHEST.