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Institute of Advanced Technology


About this center

The Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT) is a leading facility in Kenya that has firmly established itself as an outstanding provider of business training for companies looking to train their staff and enhance the performance of their organisation, or individuals wanting to develop their IT skills. From Microsoft Programme and Graphic Design courses to undergraduate programs in ICT Management and Information Technology, our training centre is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research to help our students increase their interpersonal, leadership and promotional skills. 

IAT has eight campuses across Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru, all of which are equipped with modern facilities, conducive to the learning experience. Through the use of classroom discussions, private consultations with the course instructors, and visual aids, all of our programs are geared towards developing a high degree of retention and hands-on practical experiences to create a unique learning experience that extends well beyond the classroom. 

We offer: 

  • 8 convenient locations across Nairobi, Nakuru and Mombasa
  • Market relevant programs 
  • Internationally recognised certification (ICDL, NCC Education) 
  • Well-equipped libraries and free internet for research 
  • Qualified lecturers and tutors 
  • Extra machine time to practice the skills you learn in the classroom 
  • Small classroom sizes and one-on-one consultations with your tutor
  • Workbooks and training materials 
  • Well-researched courses developed in partnership with the industry
  • Commission for Higher Education (CHE) validation of our diploma programmes and the authority to collaborate with Maseno University. 

At IAT, we believe that effective training must be relevant to the needs and experience of our students and that good training should be interesting, enjoyable, challenging and practical. Our goal with each course is to facilitate the learning process by using skilful training methods, well-designed materials, and state of the art equipment. 

Details

Training Center
Founded in 1990
800 Students
12000 Graduations each year
950 Computers
42 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Institute of Advanced Technology - Buruburu Campus1st Floor Buruburu Complex, Opposite Buruburu Police Station- Mumias South RoadNairobiNairobiKenya
Institute of Advanced Technology - Hurlingham Campus1st Floor Studio House, Argwings Kodhek Rd, opposite Chaka PlaceNairobiNairobiKenya
Institute of Advanced Technology - Nakuru CampusStone Plaza Building; 2nd Floor, Behind Equity Bank along Kenyatta AvenueNakuruNakuruKenya
Institute of Advanced Technology - Mombasa CampusBiashara Bank Building, Ground Floor - Nyerere Avenue,254MombasaMombasaKenya
Institute of Advanced Technology - Kasarani CampusKasarani- Mwiki Road, Power Star Building 1st Floor254NairobiNairobiKenya
Institute of Advanced Technology - Pension Towers CampusPension Towers building, 5th Floor Loita Street, CBDP.O. Box 20653, Nairobi, 00200NairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

This comprehensive ten week course is designed to help students advance their programming skills by focusing on two programming languages: Microsoft Visual and Object Oriented Programming in Java. Suitable for both beginners and advanced programmers, this course provides students with a strong foundation in the key information technology areas of programming logic and structure, language implementation, and ethics and can be used to build a knowledge base for a variety of information technology careers. A career in computer programming is a very rewarding one and comes with many benefits including high renumeration, flexibility and good job security. It's also relevant to all ki...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 44,000

This three year Bachelor of Business Administration with Information Technology (BBA with IT) degree equips graduates with a knowledge of theories, policies and procedures that prepares them to assume a responsible position within the world of business. In addition, graduates also acquire skills in decision-making, problem solving and leadership. There is a particular focus on the acquisition of technical competencies associated with the IT profession. In today's world, IT supports almost every other function in a business and is a key component for any company's success. Therefore, those who are trained in both business administration and IT serve as a vital link between the wo...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Let CoreDRAW X5 unleash your creative genius. The flagship vector-based illustration and layout application, this software is a perfect choice for the graphic needs of students, crafters, and professional graphic artists. Through a combination of theoretical and practical learning techniques, participants will learn about topics including line and shape tools, colour fills, layers, 3D effects, and more. Whether you're designing for business or pleasure, this course will give you all the skills you need to change an ordinary drawing or illustration into a masterpiece. As technology continually develops in complexity, so too grow the duties and skills of graphic designers and arti...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course will introduce students to the skills needed to design a secure and stable enterprise database solution by using Microsoft SQL Server R2. Participants will gain a strong understanding of core concepts including manipulation of data, data storage, as well as transact-SQL statements, and is ideal for business and IT professionals who are seeking to improve their employability with medium-to-large sized organisations. The world of data is constantly changing and evolving, creating a completely new dimension of growth and challenges for companies around the globe. That's why businesses in all industries are seeking skilled and knowledgeable professionals wh...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This intensive, eighty-hour course provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to design, manage, troubleshoot and secure a network environment. It provides in-depth knowledge about data communications, monitoring network performance, handling non-routine user/customer problems, and providing expertise and practical assistance in delivering service that complies with statutory and other standards. Computer network systems are used in all major industries, including healthcare systems, universities, banking, pharmaceuticals and government. For this reason, being a skilled computer network support specialist can be a very lucrative and rewarding career. If you are lo...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 80 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

The Diploma of Business Information and Communication Technology (DBICT) is a programme that combines the essential aspects of Information and Communication Technology with the fundamentals of Business Management to provide students with advanced technical proficiency and business acumen. This one year, on-campus programme has been approved by IAT's academic board and is offered at all eight IAT learning centres.  Information Technology has emerged as a major sector in many economies across the world. This dynamic industry has tremendous scope for growth and innovation, offering a multitude of exciting and challenging job opportunities. This programme arms students with the know...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 183,400
  • Total

This short, yet comprehensive forty hour Computer Skills course is designed for managers who have little or no experience using computers. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and essential practical experience, this course focuses on developing those pertinent IT skills needed to perform day-to-day tasks such as using MS Office and the internet. Business managers generally work at the apex of an organisation, with their hands in every aspect of the company, giving them a tremendous amount of responsibility. Computer skills are therefore essential for enhancing their productivity and helping them fare better in the job market than their tech-challenged counterparts. If...

  • Executive Education
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 40 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course provides participants with an introduction to Adobe InDesign CS4, including essential training on the basic skills and techniques required to create professionally styled text, layouts, and graphics that deliver a powerful impact. This course is ideal for individuals such as professionals in the computer industry, students interested in learning more about the tools of this programme, and inexperienced graphic designers who are looking to utilise Adobe in conjunction with other CS4 technologies, such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Design was once largely about making products more attractive but today, it's a way of thinking: a creative process that span...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This three year Bachelor degree (BICTM) combines the essential aspects of computer science (software development, communications, security, systems analysis, and networking) with the key facets of business and management as they relate to ICT, with a view of producing technically proficient graduates who understand all aspects of IT, business and management issues. The modern marketplace is a digital world and companies now understand that in order to keep up with the increasing demand for speed and convenience, they must embrace new technology. That's why many industries are looking to recruit employees who can help drive the shift to developing a digital portfolio and in doing...

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive, instructor-led course in SQL Server Business Intelligence is designed to provide participants with the ability to analyse data and share their findings, starting with the managed BI data sources and expanding to personal and public data sources. Topics covered include SQL server analysis, integration, and reporting, which give database professionals the knowledge and skills they need to boost  their organisation's capabilities through improved metrics and analysis. Data analysis is the lifeline of any business, whether a company is looking to make marketing decisions or fine-tune a new product launch strategy, which is why employers are now seeking experience...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course is designed for those who are already familiar with the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop but wish to understand more of this immensely powerful and versatile application. In addition to this application's more advanced features, this practical, hands-on programme will cover aspects such as tone and colour correction, advanced retouching techniques, automating tasks, and how to use powerful layering and filtering techniques. Adobe Photoshop has become a mainstay with graphic designers, professional photographers and computer specialists when completing projects such as marketing campaigns, newsletters and blogs and companies in all industries are constant...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Taken over the course of three weeks, this sixty hour course equips participants with the necessary knowledge to conduct professional IT tasks such as Systems Administration/Engineering or Network Administration. This programme will give you the real-world skills to level up your career and stay current with the ever evolving Linux sysadmin field. It is ideal for IT professionals working as junior-level system administrators, as well as those working in Web and software development. Linux is everywhere in IT - it powers most of the world's supercomputers and a vast majority of Web servers, not to mention tens of millions of Android devices. It also forms the foundation of the po...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 60 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course teaches participants the basics of Microsoft Azure, an open and flexible cloud platform that enables individuals to quickly build, deploy, and manage applications across a global network of managed data-centres. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experiences, students will learn how to build applications using any language, tool, or framework and how they can integrate public cloud applications with an existing IT environment. Whether you're preparing to enter the job market for the first time, or have been working for many years, now is an excellent time to begin a career as an IT professional because the industry may...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This thirty hour course on Statistical Data Analysis (SPSS) is designed to strengthen participants' knowledge in determining appropriate multivariate techniques and the practical application of these techniques in data analysis and interpretation of the results. It's targeted towards professionals, project/programme managers and post graduate students who would like to improve their SPSS skills in their respective fields. Organisations of all sizes and scales, across nearly every industry, now utilise systems and processes that automatically aggregate and collect vast amounts of data. But for this information to have any real value that employers can use to gain a competitive ad...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This instructor-led course is designed to provide learners the knowledge they need to successfully use the most recent version of Microsoft Publisher. This program will allow participants to create and personalise a wide range of publications and marketing materials in-house including print, web, and email pieces such as custom letterheads, labels, catalogs, and professional newsletters. In addition, students are given ample opportunity to practice, apply, and develop their skills through the completion of hands-on tasks. Nowadays, companies of all sizes need to make a statement with their brochures and other public documents in order to stand out from the competition and one of...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive thirty-two hour course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to begin supporting network security within an organisation. The programme will teach learners how to use security controls to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability and topics covered include risk identification, mitigation, infrastructure and operational security. For those seeking employment in the IT world, a CompTIA Certification will provide you with one of the best qualifications to show that you have the knowledge and expertise in the field. Benefits of this certification include a higher salary, greater job satisfaction, a larger base of career choices and the oppo...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 32 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course was designed for intermediate and advanced users of MS Access. Through a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on practical experiences, the programme explores important concepts and tools including Cross-tab Queries, VB for Applications, Macros and SQL specific queries. Students will also get the chance to interact with the more advanced features of Access and learn the fundamentals for managing an elaborate database system. Many companies have started to depend on computerised technology to get work done, which is why, in the modern workplace, computer skills are an incredibly valuable addition to any employee's personal portfolio. Not only wi...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This three year diploma (DBA) is designed to provide a strong academic foundation and specialised training for small business owners and persons interested in business and management. It provides learners with a broad introduction to business and relevant skills in key areas such as accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing, human resource management, and computing. This on-campus course has a strong entrepreneurial flavour. Business administration is a wide field that incorporates many types of management positions. From major corporations to smaller, independent businesses, every operation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed. Motivated, organised personalities will ...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This comprehensive course teaches students how to utilise several types of desktop publishing software and brings them up to the industry-level standards in the area of graphic and design required for effective work practices in this sector. Over the duration of the programme, students will learn the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to manipulate photographs and other images, as well as create design pages for Web and print publication. Modern desktop publishing software is a technological tool for improving communication, delivering information and saving time. It allows businesses to create pieces for marketing and internal communications quickly and...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Statistical Software Package (STATA) is a complete, integrate software package that providers learners with everything they need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. It has become extremely popular among researchers in disciplines such as Economics, Biomedicine and Sociology. This short, thirty hour course, provides training for groups of STATA users at all levels. Whether your site has recently adopted the software, or your company has a large number of people who need to learn a specific aspect of it, this on-campus training is conducted by expert personnel to guide you through the lessons in an engaging manner. Organisations of all sizes, across all industries, a...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 9,700
  • Total