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Belgut Technical Training Institute is a Centre of Excellence in Fashion & Design and ICT.
Our ICT Department is taking lead in providing innovative ICT skills that help students develop to exploit the opportunities in ICT and to so as to meet the demands of both local and global markets.

Information Communication Technology (ICT) encompasses the fields of Data/Information processing, transmission and communications by means of computer and telecommunication techniques. ICT tools are increasingly used for organizational/personal information processing in all sectors of economy and society.

The ICT Department has taken the responsibility of influencing the students to perform well in their studies and to become responsible members of the society

The Department offers two main ICT courses at the moment. These have been developed to cater for needs of those intending to specialize in the field of ICT. The courses are examinable by The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC). They are:-
Ø Diploma in Information Communication Technology – Modular
Ø Certificate in Information Communication Technology – Modular
The Diploma Course is divided into 3 Modules. Upon successful completion of the 3 Modules, one receives a Diploma in Information communication Technology.
The Certificate Course is divided into 2 Modules. The students graduate with a Certificate in Information Communication Technology after successful completion of the 2 Modules. Those who successfully complete the Certificate Course, join the Diploma Level at second year.
The department supports all the other departments in college. All trainees in other courses are trained on Introduction to ICT. Others like Secretarial Studies utilize the resources in ICT department

Upcoming courses

Ø ICT Technician Course (Level 4) – TVET CDACC
Ø ICT Technician Course (Level 4) – TVET CDACC

The intake of these courses is in January and May and September. The ICT courses provide students with a basis for further progression to the Universities. Students who attain credit passes at Diploma level are absorbed into the Universities at Second Year Level.
Training Facilities
The Department has a well-equipped ICT lab with modern computers, internet facility, projectors, plotter, network printers and a computerized Embroidery machine (4-heads)

Fashion and Design

Belgut Technical Training Institute being a centre of excellence in Fashion and Design means it is equipped with the most modern equipment which enables trainees to be immersed in what is happening in the fast-changing field.
Trainees are taught the fundamentals of professional draping, pattern making, fabric coloration, sewing techniques, and computer aided designs (CAD) and much more. All these nurtures creativity while providing a rigorous grounding in the practical and technical skills needed for career success, exposing trainees to the real demands and practices of Fashion World

Fashion design department is the center of excellence in boosting of state of the art modern equipment
Fashion design department has started a production unit

The department of Fashion design offers a three modules diploma certificate; two modules craft certificate and a one-year artisan certificate. These work integrated modules give important experience for self-employment and ensures competitive edge in the job market after finishing studies.
Trainees take various units such as; pattern construction, mass production and pattern grading, workshop organization management, fabric coloration, clothing construction, art and design, embroidery, research methods and project development, fashion marketing, information communication technology, computer aided design, entrepreneurship and many more.

These units help the trainees to conduct basic research, analyze and implement systems and policies and combine a wide range of clothing related technological knowledge, skills, desired attitudes and experience in a specialized area of clothing technology.
The programs offered equip trainees for careers in various technical, business and management positions in both the manufacturing and retail sectors of the clothing industry.
The fashion design department provides an excellent academic starting point for careers that use creative and technical skills in this sector of the economy. Some of the careers include;

  • Production managers
  • Fabric technologists
  • Work study officers
  • Garment technologists
  • Quality control managers
  • Fashion and textiles sales people
  • Dye house managers
  • Fashion merchandisers
  • Structural textile designers
  • Retail managers
  • Pattern makers
  • Visual merchandisers
  • CAD operators
  • Entrepreneur/ free lancer
  • Lecturer/trainer and research assistant
  • Fashion stylists

All the above career paths are possible once a trainee is dedicated, committed and motivated. Trainees are assured hands on experience at the institution, at factories and other places of work.

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