Visual - Excel Global College | Educartis

6 weeks
On Campus


Course Overview

This four week Visual training course is designed to teach students how to program from scratch using this innovative programming language. Taken on-campus at the Excel Global College, this crash course provides developers with a single approach to build both desktop and web-based applications, and enables them to use the same tools and skills to develop software for a variety of systems ranging from smartphones to large server installations. 

For the vast majority of people and businesses in today's digital world, their lives are being run and ruled by software, which is employers are constantly on the look-out for skilled and knowledgeable professionals who understand how to use and apply programming languages such as Visual . Whether you're looking to program for fun, or you want to improve your skill-set and job prospects, this crash course provides the perfect foundation to develop a more creative and structured way of thinking. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Develop computer applications for both mobile and gaming. 
  • Debug computer programs. 
  • Design, develop, and implement software applications.
  • Enhance their employability and improve their job prospects. 
  • Understand how computers make decisions and how to keep track of information through variables and data types. 

Certification obtained

VB.Net Certificate awarded by Excel Global College

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for exciting careers such as: 

  • Programmer
  • Application Developer 
  • Software Engineer 
  • Graphic Designer 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A KCSE Certificate 

How do I apply?

In order to apply for this programme, students must: 
  • Download and fill in an application form 
  • Provide one passport sized photo 
  • Provide National ID or Passport Number 

Payment options

The total Fee for the course is 15,000 KES

NOTE: Easy instalment payment plans are available.

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at Excel Global College. The programme outline is as follows:

Getting Started

  •  Basic Concepts 
  •  Exploring The Development Environment
  •  Creating A Visual Basic Project

Working with Forms and Controls

  •  Understanding Programming Concepts
  •  Working With Windows Forms
  •  Working With Controls
  •  Styling Your Code

Using Variables and Arrays

  •  Introduction To Data Types
  •  Using Variables
  •  Variable Scope
  •  Converting Data Types
  •  Creating And Using Structures
  •  Storing Data In Arrays

Working with Procedures

  •  Creating Procedures
  •  Using Procedures
  •  Using Predefined Functions

Decision Structures and Loops

  •  Using Conditional Expressions
  •  Using Decision Structures
  •  Using Conditional Loop Structures

Using Conditional Loop Structures

  •  Restricting User Input
  •  Validating Field Data
  •  Validating Form Data

Object-Oriented Programming in Visual Basic .NET

  •  Understanding Classes
  •  Working With Classes
  •  Using Shared Members
  •  Inheritance, Polymorphism, And Namespaces

Handling Errors and Exceptions

  •  Types Of Errors
  •  Using The Debugger
  •  Handling Exceptions

Enhancing the User Interface

  •  Creating Menus
  •  Creating Status Bars
  •  Creating Toolbars

Creating Toolbars

  •  Working With Web Forms
  •  Using XML Web Services

Using XML Web Services

  •  Database Concepts
  •  Overview Of ADO.NET
  •  Working With Data

Deploying Applications

  •  Introduction To Deployment
  •  Deploying A Windows-Based Application
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Where and When


Excel Global College

1st Floor Nakumatt Highride Building 3rd Parklands Avenue Near Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya


Excel Global College

1st Floor Nakumatt Highride Building 3rd Parklands Avenue Near Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

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