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Institute of Advanced Technology


Contact info

vanessa.dufe@educartis.com
Pension Towers building, 5th Floor Loita Street, CBD Nairobi P.O. Box 20653, Nairobi, 00200
Tel: +254733299000, +254725040588

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
43 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1ZIPCityProvinceCountry
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

Premium Course

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

Premium Course

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

Premium Course

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

Premium Course

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

Premium Course

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

Premium Course

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 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 comprehensive course teaches participants how to work effectively with Microsoft Office Project Server in order to create and among projects, resources, tasks, and timesheet. More than a product certification, this programme is designed specifically to help project managers apply the leading project management best practices and methodologies as established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), resulting in better project outcomes, greater efficiency, and optimal resource management.Companies today require a solution that gives them total clarity on their processes. Whether it's a departmental project, or one that encompasses the entire organisation, Microsoft Office P...

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

This comprehensive course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and hands-on practical skills necessary to implement a core MCSA Windows Server infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. Topics covered over the course of this on-campus programme include designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating and virtualising an enterprise server infrastructure, all of which enhance a learner's ability to deliver more business value and reduce IT costs. Servers play a critical role in the IT network of any company and perform a number of essential tasks to prepare a company for growth and enable smoother business operations from the outset. Th...

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

Learn to keep accurate accounting books and provide precise information on the current financial operations of a company with this comprehensive QuickBooks course. Students will learn about the types of information they need to track and will become familiar with the most common tasks, as well as the more advanced functions, of the software. This includes how to create company profiles and how to deal with tasks for receivables, payables, inventory and payroll. Having a detailed and easy accessible set of books is vital for any company because readily available accurate sales, profit and individual customer and vendor data allows for better-informed business decisions. This mean...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • 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 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 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

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 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 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

DICTM combines essential aspects of information technology with the key facets of business and management as they relate to ICT, with a view to producing technically proficient diploma holders who also understand business and management issues. This combination of skills and knowledge will prepare the diploma holders to fit productively in formal or self-employment.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 18 months
  • 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 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