Computing and Informatics
COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS DEPARTMENT
The Department of Computing and Informatics was established in the year 2009. In Computing and Informatics department Our clients are the students, our department recognize that it exists because of this clientele; we are therefore in the business of mentoring this greatest asset. We recognize that in any country the world’s biggest innovators are the youth. Computing and Informatics department deal with the youths and we have recognized the great potential these people have. We also recognize that given the opportunity and resources, our students’ creativity has no limit. In order to help our students, realize their potential, our greatest asset remains a motivated workforce and excellent ICT infrastructures. The department will therefore Endeavor to develop this human asset that most times is greatly ignored, so as to achieve its mission. Like a cook whose success is measured by appreciation of what he cooks, our success will be measured in terms of the success of our graduates. The success of our graduates will attest to the success of our department.
The Department offers eight (8) full time and six (6) short courses unique and popular programs of study.
FULL TIME COURSES
|Institution Examination Officer
|BENARD OKELO ONYANGO
|Head of Section
|RISPER CHEPKEMOI ROP
|Departmental Time Tabler
|Departmental Examination Officer
|JAMES KIPROP KOSGEI
|KITUZI GRAHAM MILA
|CHARLES KIPKOECH NGENY
The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Information Science (IS) Industry is among the rapidly growing and changing and expanding fields. Technology is developing rapidly and new devices and systems are constantly being created to provide faster and more efficient methods for information and communication technology. Careers in the ICT and IS field are in high demand and the industry is expected to grow. Professionals in ICT and IS careers may work in commercial service sectors and ICT and IS companies.
Careers in information and communication technology fields include a variety of roles and tasks associated with planning, researching, installing and monitoring the performance of ICT systems and transmissions. ICT support technicians assist with planning and installing ICT hardware and systems and repair any damages or defects. ICT and IS trainers develop training programs and user guides to assist customers and clients operate systems. ICT business and systems analysts evaluate and develop technology systems to help businesses run at optimal standards and ICT and IS managers direct and oversee the operations and facilitation of ICT and IS services in companies and organisations.
Applicants to the Department of C & I will be equipped with technical expertise in computer systems, hardware and networks, Records Management among others and therefore end up with exceptional problem solving and analytical abilities to diagnose and repair defects or malfunctions in systems. Individuals in the ICT and IS field should have natural interest and capabilities with ICT and IS programs and information computer systems. They should be able to grasp large amounts of information and be able to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and advances in the field. Individuals wanting to get into the field should complete either a Diploma or a Certificate in Information Technology from RVTTI where they will gain hands-on experience.
Some of the Graduates from this Department work in the following areas: –
- System Analyst
- Chief programmer/programming manager
- Computer programmers
- Database administrator
- Software engineer
- Computer engineer
- Web designers
- Web Administrators
- Computer operator
- Computer technician
- Data processing manager
- Information System Manager
- Computer trainer
- Network administrator
- Computer typesetters
- Self employment
- Computer sales representatives
The job market for graduates who understand the technical and human sides of information management is steadily growing. Your skills as an ICT major make you an attractive candidate across the board.
NB: Diploma Graduates from Both Information Science and Information Communication Technology can enrol for a one-year KTTC Diploma in Education to Qualify as Computer studies Teachers in High Schools and Assistant Tutors in Technical institutions.
Graduates from information Science work in Various Places such as:
- Library Staff
- Knowledge Management Officer
- Records Management Assistant in Counties, Ministry of Lands, NHIF Among other sectors that handle records.