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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 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • KSh 9,700
  • Total

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 start
  • Price on application

Advance your career with this Microsoft Exchange Server course, designed to enhance participants' ability to move their respective companies to the cloud, increase user productivity and flexibility, reduce data loss, and improve data security for their organisations. This on-campus programme will teach you all the knowledge and practical skills you require to deploy and administer an enterprise messaging environment with Exchange Server 2010. 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. That's why there is an ever-increasing demand of ...

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

This comprehensive course provides students with the required skills and knowledge to maintain a Microsoft SQL Server database. Through a combination of theoretical learning and hands-on practical skills, the course focuses on teaching students how to use all the features and tools related to maintaining a database. The on-campus programme is intended for database administrators, database developers and Business Intelligence professions and is tailored for SQL power users who aren't necessarily database-focused such as report writers, business analysts and client application developers. The world of data is constantly changing and evolving, creating a completely new dimension of...

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

Illustrator Basics Putting Illustrator to WorkMastering Illustrator Getting Art Out of Illustrator

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

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 start
  • Price on application

This in-depth training course will walk students through the process of installing, configuring and administering Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The on-campus programme is designed for IT professionals and system administrators and will ensure that participants acquire the skills and knowledge to sync, organise, share and collaborate information within their organisations. Topics that are covered include installation methods, configuring authentication, backup and restore, configuring Social Networking and much more. 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 busines...

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