Nkabune Technical Training Institute is committed to increasing access to quality training by intergrating information and communication technology in research and curriculum development. For the country to achieve vision 2030, Science3 and Technology is identified as one of the pillars necessary to achieve the vision with ICT development being a key component.The institute ICT department has ensured that the institute is not left behind in ICT advancement.
The ICT department offers the following courses to both in the main campus and town campus
- . Diploma in ICT module I to III
- . Craft Certificate in ICT
- . Cisco network certification
- . Computer packages
The department success in academic performance is steered by 6 ICT teachers who have a wealth of experience in ICT. It is also a requirement that all students in the institute must be exposed to basic computer skills to enable them to be competitive in the job market. The institute has 4 well equipped computer labs with over 60 computers. In addition, all computers are networked to enable ease learning in the labs and enhance efficiency in curriculum delivery. The department is producing highly qualified graduates who are really competitive in the job market.
All offices in the institute are equipped with personal computers connected to a local area network (LAN). The management Information System modules , communication within departments, printers and internet. The institution has already rolled out fees collection, examinations, admissions and hostel allocation modules. This has really improved our efficiency and effectiveness managing institute affairs. This years plans are underway to introduce E-Learning in the library where staff and trainees will be getting their materials online. This will enhance mode of study and research. The institution in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHEST) is in the process of improving its network bandwidth by laying the Fiber Optic cable.
This will enhance the speed of internet access and cater for the high demand of internet usage in the institute. Nkabune is one of the fastest growing institution in the field of ICT development and growth in Meru County. With the entry of the county government we want to be a centre of excellence in ICT innovations and advancement. We are confident that Nkabune Technical Institute will be a leading Institution towards achieving the vision 2030 not only in Meru County but in the country