Foundation Programme

Foundation in Computing (IT)

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Course Summary

Couse Category: Foundation Courses
Time: 2 semesters (8 months)
Study Mode: Full Time & Part Time
Intakes: Jan, May and Aug
Admission Requirements: IGCSE / O Levels

Tuition Fee: KShs. 92,000 per semester
Admission Fee: KShs. 10,000 (One Time)

Programme Description

The Foundation in Computing aims to provide basic computing(IT) concepts required in today’s business world. It is intended for learners who would like to open up their minds to creativity/innovation and enhance their computing(IT) skills.

Programme Objectives

Expose learners to general areas in the computing(IT) field

Offer employability skills and knowledge that is essential for entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.

Admission Requirements

Requirement 1

IGCSE – ‘O’ level with passes in English and Mathematics

Requirement 2

ICT Proficiency - ICDL or any other proof of basic computer literacy

Qualification for the award

To qualify for a Foundation in Business award, a student must take a total of 6 units. This comprises 4 core units and 2 electives.

Course Duration and Timetable

Eight(8) months which is equivalent to 2 semesters

Full Time:

Monday to Friday:
08:30 am – 10:30 am
11:00 am – 01:00 pm

Tutorial Sessions:
02:00 pm – 04:00pm

Part Time:

Monday to Friday:
05:30 pm – 08:00 pm

08:30 am – 10:30 am
11:00 am – 01:00 pm

Course Fees

Admission Fee:KShs. 10,000One Time
Tuition Fee:KShs. 92,000Per Semester
Extra Unit:KShs. 30,000Per Unit
ICDLKShs. 47,000

Course Schedule (Modules)

Core Units (ALL are Compulsory)

    1. Information Systems
    2. IT Technical Support
    3. Advanced Database Skills
    4. Event Driven Programming

Electives (Any TWO are required)

  1. Digital Graphics and Computers
  2. Computer Systems
  3. Networking Principles
  4. Web Design

Admission Process

Step 1
Complete the online admission form via the button below
Step 2
Attach certified copies of academic credentials, two (2) passport size photos and proof of identification (National ID or Passport)
Step 3
Pay Admission Fee of KShs 10,000/- by MPesa Paybill or cheque payment direct to the college account. Account details to be provided on request
Step 4
Submit the above items to INtel College

What next after HND

After successfully completing the Foundation in Computing programme, a learner can enrol on the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing for two (2) academic years offered at INtel College. The BTEC Higher National Diploma is a UK certified programme.

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Why INtel?

INtel courses offer students and working professionals solid, international qualifications that help them stand out in any modern business context.

At INtel College, everything you learn can and will be applied to the context around you. You will have opportunities to put your principles to practice in an ecosystem designed to challenge and stimulate. 

Our approach combines local context with an international accreditation that is applicable to any job market. Think beyond the textbook and four classroom walls. We will help refine your goals and career path as you go deeper into your chosen field. 

That’s not all. The peaceful and pleasant environment on campus provides the perfect backdrop to your student journey.

+254 705 694 507
At the end of General Mathenge Drive in Westlands, Nairobi
Ready to get started?

Reach out to us directly via the contacts below or pay a visit to our campus in Westlands. If you wish to enquire about this course, feel free to do so via the enquire page. Most enquiries are handled within one working day. If you’re interested in this course, fill the form and you’re good to go!