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International Computer Driving License(ICDL)

Oshwal College

Institution Details:

Nairobi, Kenya

Course Category:

IT & Networking

Part-Time

Next Start Date: 17/06/2019

End Date: 30/11/2019

Application Closing Date: 17/06/2019

Course Description

International Computer Driving License (ICDL) is designed to help in your everyday computing tasks both at home and at work. It indicates to potential employers that you have a recognized, relevant and up-to-date qualification. Besides, ICDL provides you with a solid foundation of computer skills to competently and confidently use the computer ICDL is open to anyone regardless of age, education, experience or background. Tests can be completed at any of the 20 000 test centres around the globe. Oshwal College is one of these centres) from the standard modules, to total seven (7) modules.. Advanced modules are optional after completion of base and standard modules with different certification.The course covers the main areas of end-user computing.

ICDL MODULES

BASE MODULES

  • Computer Essentials
  • Online Essentials
  • Word Processing
  • Spread sheets

INTERMEDIATE MODULES

  • Presentation
  • Using Databases
  • Web Editing
  • Image Editing
  • Online Collaboration
  • IT Security
  • Project Planning
  • 2D CAD

ADVANCED MODULES

  • Advanced Word Processing
  • Advanced Spreadsheets
  • Advanced Databases
  • Advanced Presentation
  • Course Sub-Category Computer Science
  • Course Level Tertiary
  • Qualification Awarded Certificate
  • Awarding Body Oshwal College
  • CostKSh. 1,000 Application Fee
  • Length Of Course 4 Months
  • Class Size
  • Course Location/BranchWestlands

Course Requirements

To achieve an award of ICDL Profile, students are required to successfully complete all base modules and three (3) from the intermediate modules, to total seven (7) modules.. Advanced modules are optional after completion of base and intermediate modules with different certification.

No prerequisites skills required

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Institution Details

Oshwal College is a post-modern tertiary institution located in a serene environment on its own grounds along 2nd Avenue Parklands, Nairobi. Established in 1992 by Oshwal Education and Relief Board, the institution admits students across many nationalities and diverse cultures. Presently, it offers a broad range of professional and academic programmes in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Business Management and Information Technology. Since its inception, the College has maintained a steady growth in the number of programmes in response to the changing market dynamics, with over 9,000 students having pursued various programmes.

The College prides itself in recruitment of well-trained individuals with diverse backgrounds and substantial experiences. It also offers counselling, mentorship and placement services which cater for pastoral as well as academic interests of the students through the students’ advisor’s office.

The institution’s well-equipped lecture theatres, ultra-modern library and state-of-the-art-computer labs provide integral support for teaching and learning. Furthermore, the multi-cuisine canteen, modern recreation room, free shuttle services and ample, free and secure parking provide the needed convenience to students. With its two back-up generators, the College has uninterrupted power supply. It also has fast and reliable Internet connectivity and Wi-Fi hot spots to enhance scholarly research.

In line with its mission, the College focuses on delivering high quality teaching and dynamic learning experience.  In 2012, the College was awarded the prestigious Global ACCA Platinum Status in recognition of exceptional performance in ACCA, a status it has maintained ever since. In fact of the 115 ACCA platinum institutions globally, 6 regionally and 3 nationally, the College is the 2nd Platinum accredited institution in Kenya. This remarkable performance is also exemplified in Business and IT programmes.  The College has substantially invested in extra-curricular activities and has demonstrated strong commitment to corporate social responsibility initiatives such as environmental conservation activities and charity works.

Over the years, the College has successfully built and maintained strong ties and relationships with key corporate partners that has enhanced students’ industry awareness and provided student scholarships, sponsorships, internships and job placements.

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