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Basic Certificate in Computing and IT

This programme comprises a total of eleven (11) Modules that spread over one academic year with two semesters.Students in this course will be involved in class sessions as well as industrial training.To reach the course objectives, the whole course is designed in a more practical oriented.Students are encouraged to put into practice all what they learn in order to develop their interest and competencies in problem solving skills, self-reflection and critical thinking.Students who successfully complete the course programme are eligible for the award of NTA Level 4 provided they meet a Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 which is equivalent to pass. Upon Successful completion of NTA level 4, a student may continue to NTA Level 5.

Programme Summary

Course Name:Basic Technician Certificate in Computing and Information Technology NTA Level 4
Course Initials:  Certificate in Computing and IT
Duration:  1 year
Total Units:  12
Mode of Deliverance: Face to face

Programme Informations

Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with at least 4 PASS of any subject

Tuition fee for Diploma in Computing and IT is TShs 1,185,000/= NTA Level 5 and TShs 1,205,000/= NTA Level 6


Grace Mbwete and Mathias Monko


The purpose of this programme is to enable students to apply basic office application operations, help-desk support, repair and maintenance of computers, installation of computer hardware and software, setting up computer networks and provide web services. Specific Objectives of the program include:

(i) Ability to use basic computer skills to perform computer operations and office application packages;

(ii) Ability to apply different computer software skills and knowledge to install, configure & service computer software and provide web sites services;

(iii) Ability to apply basic electronics theories and electrical circuit diagrams to install, service, maintain and repair computer hardware and its peripherals;

(iv) Ability to apply elementary mathematical principles and networking theories to assist in setting up of computer network;

(v) Ability to provide help-desk support and quality customer care using communication and problem solving skills.

The assessment shall consist of continuous assessment (demonstrations and main timed tests) and a written final examination.