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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 intensive three month program is well suited for students who are looking for a practical introduction to Desktop Publishing software, skills, and terminology to use for work or personal projects. Our experienced, dynamic teachers will walk you through the basic techniques needed for creating compelling and professional visual communications - think logos, brochures, flyers, posters, packaging, and more! Graphic Design is important for any business and can be used for commercial, cultural, political and educational purposes. For those considering a career in this field, it offers employment opportunities that are fun, flexible, and overflowing with creativity. If you want t...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 35,000
  • Total

The one year Diploma in ICT Management (DICTM) is designed for students who have a technical background, looking to become future corporate leaders in today's technology-driven industries. This programme combines essential aspects of information technology with key facets of business and management as they relate to ICT, with a view of producing technically proficient diploma holders who also understand business and management issues. If you like all things technical, then why not consider a career in the IT industry? While it used to be a highly specialised niche industry, it's rapidly growing and evolving to include a range of jobs for everyone, making it a highly competitive ...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 186,450
  • Total

The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) has been designed for students looking to become fully competent in the use of a computer and common applications. This global literacy initiative was developed to raise the level of IT knowledge and competence in using computer applications for all citizens of the world. To date, over 25,000 students at the Institute of Advanced Technology have attained ICDL Certification and it has been recognised and endorsed by the Government of Kenya. In today's technologically oriented economy, it's no surprise that employees with strong computer skills fare better in the job market than their tech-challenged counterparts, and this trend in...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 42,000
  • Total

This 9-week instructor-led course in International Computer Driving will enable learners to become a 'power user', able to perform advanced actions in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. These modules are aimed at the user who needs to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of these applications in their job role. Prior to taking an ICDL advanced module, it's recommended that participants successfully complete the respective modules in ICDL 1 and 2. Technology plays an important role in any industry today, which is why it's no surprise that employees with strong computer skills fare much better in the job market than their tech-challanged counterparts, and this trend influ...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 42,000

This comprehensive Database Administrator Course has been designed to give learners a hands-on, lab-baed understanding of Oracle, the world's leading database platform and the product of choice for mid-to-large sized companies requiring robust and reliable data management capabilities. Over the course of one hundred and twenty hours, participants will learn how to install and maintain an Oracle database and gain a conceptual understanding of the platform's architecture and how its components work and interact with one another. The old filing cabinet of yesteryear has now been replaced with information management systems that provide more reliable, secure, and disciplined approac...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 120 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This two year diploma introduces students to many of the key areas of web design, providing the foundational knowledge required to develop a basic website and is ideal for students and professionals who are seeking to advance their career in website design or marketing.  This exciting and unique on-campus course immerses learners in the art of web designing, database programming, dynamic page programming, web graphics and photo editing. In today's world, a website is undeniably essential in order to succeed in most industries and more and more enterprises are understanding the vital role it plays in generating new business by marketing/selling products and services online. That'...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This thirty-hour T-SHOOT programme is the third course in the Certified Network Professional R&S track. The main objective is to enable students to maintain enterprise routed and switched networks and to provide them with the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to become better at troubleshooting. Participants will learn 'troubleshooting 101' tools and methodologies through 802.11 wireless, high availability, and security. The worldwide network landscape is always changing, with new technologies being introduced continually, so while careers in the IT industry can be very rewarding, they're also highly competitive. One of the best and most effective ways of enhanci...

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

This intensive, five-week Certificate in Project Management is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable them to effectively perform administrative duties as a middle-level manager within any organisation.  This programme is an ideal starting point for learners who need to manage projects at work or at home, or for those who are considering undertaking a project in the near future, as it enables students to explore how they can effectively communicate, manage people, and employ leadership skills to successfully deliver on all their goals and objectives. Companies of all sizes are increasingly searching for professionals to plan, or...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This thirty hour CISCO Certified Network Professional (Route) Course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to use advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and secure CISCO ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs. The programme covers a wide range of topics including the architecture, components, and operation of routers, routing, and routing protocols. The worldwide network landscape is always changing, with new technologies being introduced continually, so while careers in the IT industry can be very rewarding, they're also highly competitive. One of the best and most effective ways of enhancing your employability is throu...

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

This 160 hour course equips students with the practical skills they need to support computer users in medium to large organisations. Under the guidance of dynamic and knowledgeable teachers, participants will learn how to set up and operate a help desk, support end users on software problems, troubleshoot basic hardware and peripheral problems and judge when to pass on more complex issues to vendors on the maintenance department. Given that technology is an important part of most organisations and industries, end user support professionals play a critical role in the overall operation of any company. Employers are increasingly understanding such individual's value as they help d...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 160 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This intensive, six month diploma is designed to provide a solid foundation for students to enable them to integrate information technology into modern business management at the basic levels. With this unique, on-campus course, students will gain a working knowledge of system analysis and design, as well as an understanding of how it applies to the business world. IT is a fast-growing field with continual changes in hardware, software, and procedures and effective use of it enables businesses to serve customers better, access more information, be more flexible in responding to business changes, and increase employee productivity. That's why today's employers increasingly reques...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This three year Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) programme equips graduates with both the crucial business management skills (accounting, operations management, organisation behaviour) and the IT knowledge (software development, communications and networking security, systems analysis, databases) to prepare individuals to be immediately productive in the modern work environment. IT is a rapidly evolving field, crucial to all types of businesses and industries, as it allows companies to serve customers more efficiently, access more information, easily adapt to a changing business environment, and increase employee productivity. This means that individuals with a...

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

This comprehensive thirty hour CCNP course equips students with the knowledge and skills required to plan, implement, secure, maintain and troubleshoot for complex enterprise networks. It's designed for college and university students seeking careers in enterprise-level networking and IT professionals wishing to expand their core routing, switching, and troubleshooting skills to advance their career. As the network continues to evolve, the demand for professionals who have the training needed to manage and maintain networks will continue to grow. More and more organisations are understanding the importance of such skills and how certified individuals can bring increased producti...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 30 hours
  • 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 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 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

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 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 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 CCNA Routing and Switching Workshop provides candidates with the understanding and knowledge of network fundamentals, including the Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) seven-layer model concept, as well as the basic skills to configure a Cisco IOS router for network connectivity. Through a combination of lectures, instructor demonstrations and hands-on practical experience, you'll learn about essential CCNA technologies as well as the various ways these technologies are implemented in real-world networks. Few industries in the world have seen the growth found in the IT sector. It is fast moving, dynamic, and becoming more and more crowded every day, so while careers within this...

  • Workshop
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 60 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 59,000
  • Total