The Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT) Kenya is a college for ICT and business training, which has been mandated by the Ministry of Education and TVET to offer technical training leading to Artisans, Certificates, Diplomas, and higher Diplomas in various courses. You can visit the IAT website for details on fee structures and online application.

IAT Kenya offers courses in three categories:

  1. Diploma and Certificate courses.
  2. KNEC Courses.
  3. Professional Courses.

IAT Kenya Certificate and Diploma Courses

Computer courses at IAT

Computer Courses | Photo courtesy Leverage Edu

The minimum admission requirement for certificate courses is a KCSE Mean Grade of D+ (plus) with a D+ in English and a D in Mathematics or Business Studies. The duration for certificate programs is normally 2 academic semesters (1 year).

Requirements for the diploma are a mean grade of C in KCSE with a C- in Mathematics or a certificate in a relevant field. Diplomas take up to 2 academic years.

  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Information Technology

IAT KNEC Courses

After completing any of these courses you will sit for a KNEC exam and be awarded a certificate from KNEC which is recognized everywhere in Kenya.

IAT KNEC diploma programs require you to have either a mean grade of C- in KCSE or to have passed a Craft Certificate course in a relevant field. Artisan courses require a D- or below in KCSE while Craft courses require a KCSE mean grade of D (plain).

  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics (Power option)
  • Artisan Certificate in Store Keeping
  • Artisan Certificate in Electrical Installation
  • Artisan Certificate in Salesmanship
  • Craft Certificate in Information Technology
  • Craft Certificate in Business Management
  • Craft Certificate in Electrical and Electronics (Power option)

IAT Professional Courses

IAT also offers tailor-made courses to public and private organizations, NGOs, and parastatals. Here are some of the specialized professional courses offered by IAT:

Microsoft Certification Courses

  • Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • MCSA: Cloud (Office 365)
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Windows Server
  • MCSA Windows Server
  • MCSA Windows SQL Server

CompTIA Courses

  • A+ User Support
  • S+ CompTIA Security +
  • N+ Network Support

CISCO Courses

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional
  • Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals
  • Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations
  • CCNA Security- Implementing Cisco Network Security

Web Design and Development Courses

  • HTML5/CSS 3.0
  • PHP & MySQL

Graphical Design Courses

  • Graphical Design Using Adobe Illustrator
  • Graphical Design Using Corel Draw
  • Graphical Design Using Adobe Indesign
  • Raster graphics editor using photoshop

IAT ICDL Courses

  • Computer Essentials
  • Word processing using MS Word
  • Online Essentials
  • Online Collaboration
  • Spreadsheet Using MS Excel
  • Database Management Using MS Access
  • Presentation Using MS Powerpoint
  • IT Security

Oracle Courses

  • Oracle Unix and Linux
  • Java SE7 Programming
  • Oracle 12c Database

Project Management Courses

  • Project Management Professional
  • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practioner
  • Microsoft Project

Data Analysis Courses

  • Statistical Data Analysis (SPSS)
  • Data Analysis Using Microsoft Excel

Computer Programming Courses

  • JAVA
  • VB
  • C#
  • C++
  • Python
  • Ruby/Ruby on Rails
  • HTML (HyperText Markup Language)
  • PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor)
  • SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Swift Visual Basic


  • Foundations in Professional module (ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business)
  • ACCA Qualification (Applied Knowledge, Applied Skills, Strategic Professional)

IAT Campuses and Contacts

Nakuru Campus

  • 2nd Floor, Stone Plaza Building, along Kenyatta Avenue
  • Tel: 051-2217012/3/4/5 or 0718085438
  • Email: [email protected]

Kasarani Campus

  • Power Star Building 1st Flr, Above Powerstar Supermarket
  • Tel:0712848706
  • Email:  [email protected]

Mombasa Campus

  • Nyerere Avenue, Biashara Bank Building, Ground Floor
  • Tel: 0714251680
  • Email: [email protected]

Buruburu Centre Campus

  • Buruburu Complex, Opposite Buruburu Police Station
  • Tel: 254-020-7785771/3, 0724817975
  • Email: [email protected]

Hurlingham Centre Campus

  • 1st Flr, Studio Hse Opp Chaka place, along Argwings Kodhek Rd
  • Mobile: 0724418741
  • Email: [email protected]

Kisumu Campus

Read also:

  1. Courses Offered at Technical University of Mombasa
  2. Courses offered at Kenya Industrial Training Institute, KITI
  3. Kenya Water Institute, KEWI Courses Fee Structure
  4. List of Courses Offered at NIBS Technical College
  5. List of Courses Offered at KIPS Technical College