These courses provide a starting point for those who didn’t qualify for admission into Diploma level in KCSE or those who have been in the field but have no formal qualifications. Similarly, those who are professionals in other fields but want an additional qualification in a specific field and don’t want to pursue a diploma. At the end of the course those who qualify will acquire a KNEC certificate to either proceed to diploma or get into the job market or even start their own firm. The students acquire skills that allow them to be competent in the profession since we emphasize on practical lessons, field work, communication skills, presentation and enhance self-confidence.
INTERNATIONAL COMPUTER DRIVING LICENSE (ICDL)
ICDL is the gateway to digital competence in today’s world for every career and any individual. At RCMRD, we have included IT Security to offer ICDL with 8 module instead of the common seven at the same cost.
ICDL1: Computer Essentials, Online Essentials, MS Word and MS Power Point @ ksh. 17,500 for 7 weeks
ICDL2: IT Security, MS, Excel, Data Base using MS Access and Online Collaboration @ ksh. 16,000 for 7 weeks
This course equips the learner with skills to manipulate photographs and other images, create layouts and backgrounds. This knowledge is applied in web-design and publishing.
The student will learn Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw and Illustrator for 9 weeks @ ksh. 25,000.
A learner has the option of individual software as follows:
- Adobe Photoshop ksh. 10,000, 3 weeks
- CorelDraw @ 10,000, 3 weeks
- Illustrator @ ksh. 10,000, 3 weeks
Cyber presence in this age in time is key to every organization big or small and even individuals. This course equips the learner with hands on skills to develop a website that increases an organization or individual cyber presence tremendously.
The learners will be trained in HTML, Dream weaver, MS Flash and Java script. Ksh. 15,000 for 4 weeks.
This is a course for those who want to develop a career in system development (Software Engineering). The learner can choose a programming language between VB. Net, C# or java. The learner will attain the skills for designing and developing a system which include program specification, coding, testing and documenting.
Each of the programing language fee is ksh. 10,000 for 4 weeks
IT SECURITY AND CYBER CRIME
In today’s internet world where the number of mobile users, digital applications and data networks increase each day, so do the opportunities and vulnerability for exploitation by cyber criminals increase. In this course the learner will appreciate the severity of today’s advanced cyber attacks, how they work, their effects, and what’s at risk, so as to prepare and be able to protect against them.
Training ksh. 15,000 for 3 weeks international
Certificate ksh. 5,000
DATA ANALYSIS AND STATISTICAL PACKAGES
This course is a good first step towards understanding the data analysis process as a whole. Before using a specific tool the learner will be introduced to the different scenarios that require data analysis and general tools used to analyze simple data. Later the learner will learn in details one of the specialized software (SPSS, STATA or SAS) for data analysis.
Certificate in Data Analysis ksh. 20,000, Duration 5 weeks
Certificate in Data Analysis using SPSS, STATA or SAS. Ksh.15,000each. Duration 4 weeks
This course will impact the skills of project management methodology right from investigation, planning, design, production, monitoring to evaluation. Using current technology tools used by a project manager.
Fee ksh. 15,000 international Exam and Certificate ksh. 5,000
ACCOUNTING PACKAGES; QUICK BOOKS, SAGE, PASTEL
To manage and keep computerized financial records of Small and medium sized businesses. Its preferably for accountants but anybody who needs to maintain computerized financial records and accounts of an organization needs this course.
Certificate in Computerized Accounting ksh. 15,000 for both packages. Duration 6 weeks
Certificate in Quickbooks ksh. 10,000 3 weeks
Certificate in Sage Pastel Ksh. 10,000, Duration 3 weeks
DIGITAL SKILLS FOR MANAGERS
Suitable for managers who wish to upgrade their digital knowledge and embrace latest technology so as to appreciate the current convergence of technology. The course is highly practical and focuses on impacting skills to perform day-to-day tasks using MS Office and the web.
Fees ksh. 20,0000 for 120 hours
Certificate in Information Technology
This course trains on the KNEC curriculum using current technologies and equipment while ensuring hands on practicals.
KCSE grade D
January and May every year
Certificate in Land Surveying
This course trains the KNEC curriculum and students will get a KNEC Certificate at the end of the course. Learning will be done current technologies and equipment with emphasis in hands on practical and field work.
KCSE grade D (plain) and D- (minus) in any two subjects (Maths, English, Physics/Physical Science, Geography or Art & Design)
January and May every year