Welcome Message

The section runs various programmes for the business world such as Secretarial certificate to advanced level, Information and communication Technology, and Food Production, Cutting and Tailoring, Records Management at Trade Test and Certificate levels. These training programmes like other programmes in this Section are on high demand as they are tailored to meet challenges in life due to the changing technology.
With regard to environmental changes, such as issues of weather patterns and technological changes, we are aware that many industries and operators in the informal and formal sectors handle their own businesses and need to know the know –how handling of machines they use in their daily work production and in our programmes are given the basics to machines.
It is the Government Policy to offer our students skills for life, and this is entrepreneurship to encourage self-reliance and job creation.

  1. Certificate in secretarial and office management

Duration: 1 year (3 terms in college

Course subjects

Typewriting, Office management, communication skills, Principles of accounts, entrepreneurship, Information communication technology.

Employment prospects

Graduates of this trade are likely to be employed in  government departments, corporations, government agencies, parastatal and private companies.

  1. Certificate in Advanced secretarial and office management

Duration: 1year 6 months year (5 terms in college

Course subjects

Typewriting, office management, communication skills, Principles of accounts, entrepreneurship, Information communication technology foundations of management, word processing, shorthand typewriting

Employment prospects

Graduates of this trade are likely to be employed in government departments, corporations, government agencies, parastatal and private companies.

  1. Designing Cutting & Tailoring

Duration: 3 Months (Level 3), 6 Months ( Level 2), 1 year (Level 1) and 2 years (Craft Certificate).

Course Subjects for Level 1, 2 & 3

Designing, trade theory and Trade Practicals

Course Subjects for Craft Certificate.

Designing, trade theory and Trade Practicals, Mathematics, Communication Skills & Entrepreneurship

Employment prospects

Graduates of this trade are likely to be employed in Tailoring factories, small business holdings, Mulungushi textiles.

 

 

  1. Food Production.

 Craft Certificate in food production

Duration: 2 Years (5 terms in college, 3 Months Industrial Attachment)

 Course Coverage

Safety and first aid, hotel law, trade theory, trade practice, Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship, Computer Application.

 Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Hospitality Industry, Government, Restaurants and airport. Also self employment.

2. Trade Test Level I Certificate in food production.

Duration: 1 Year (2 terms in College, 3 months industrial attachment)

 Course Coverage

Safety and first aid, trade theory, trade practice, Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship, Computer Application.

Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Hospitality Industry, Government, Restaurants and airport. Also self employment.

3. Trade Test Level II Certificate in food production

Duration: 6 Months (2 terms in College)

 Course Coverage

Safety and first aid, trade theory, trade practice, Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship, Computer Application.

 Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Hospitality Industry, Government, Restaurant and airport.. Also  self employment.

4. Trade Test Level III Certificate in food production

 Duration: 3 Months (1 term in College)

 Course Coverage

Safety and first aid, Trade Theory, Trade Practice, Communication Skills, Entrepreneurship.

 Employment Prospects

Successful students are likely to be employed in the Hospitality Industry, Government, Restaurants and airport. Also self employment.