At  Don Bosco Technical College, we are offering Information Technology courses which are examined by HEXCO.

The course is designed to develop an ICT Officer/Technician/Administrator with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to satisfy the needs of the Information and Communications Technology industry. Assessment is through continuous assessment, and written examination.The course will inculcate Science, Technology and Engineering culture for sustainable industrialization and modernization.

Below are the requirements and modules.

National Foundation Certificate

  • Computer operations and packages theory and practical
  • Business English
  • Information and Communication Technology Fundamental

National  Certificate

  • Basic Accounts 310/13/S01
  • Basic Communication  310/13/S02
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics  310/13/S03
  • Introduction to Law  310/13/S04
  • Introduction to Computers 310/13/S07
  • Introduction to Human Resources Management 334/13/S01
  • National Studies 401/13/S01
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development  402/13/S01

Academic Requirement

  • 5 ordinary level including Mathematics and English

National Diploma (First Year)

  • Computer Architecture and Servicing 553/18/S01
  • Data Communication and Networks 553/18/S02
  • Programming in Visual Basic Net 553/18/S04
  • Mathematics and Statistics 553/18/S12
  • Software Engineering 553/18/S13
  • IT Research and Project Management 553/18/S14

Academic Requirements

  • 5 ordinary level including Mathematics and English
  • National Certificate in Information Technology

Necessary Equipment

  • Lever Arch file
  • Counterbooks/Exercise Books for note taking
  • Scientific  Calculator (Sharp)
  • USB  drive

National Diploma – (Third year)

  • Computer Quantitative Methods  553/15/S06
  • Data Structures & Algorithms Using C++  553/15/S07
  • Software Project  553/15/S08
  • Database Concepts and Design 553/15/S09
  • Internet and Web Development 553/15/S10
  • On-the-Job-Education and Training  553/15/S11

 Necessary Equipment

  • Lever Arch file
  • Counter books/Exercise Books for note taking
  • Scientific  Calculator (Sharp)
  • USB flash

Don Bosco Technical College offers internationally recognised computer courses which is a affiliate of the Computer Society of Zimbabwe.

Short Computer Course

It is  a computer course that seeks to train computer users in the proficient use of office productivity packages (MS office). The following packages are trained under the following modules:

Module  NamePackage ⁄Context
Computer EssentialsUsing Windows, files and folders
Word ProcessingMS Office Word
SpreadsheetMS Office Excel
PresentationMS Office Powerpoint
DatabasesMS Access
Online EssentialsInternet and Email

A certificate is issued upon completion of the course. Please ask for charges per each module started.

International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL)

ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) is the world’s leading computer skills certification. To date more than 14 million people have engaged with the ICDL programme, in over 100 countries, through our network of over 24,000 ICDL Accredited Test Centres (ATCs).

The ICDL programme defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer and common computer applications. It offers a wide range of modules including Computer Essentials, Word Processing and IT Security. Candidates take tests in the modules which are most relevant to their educational and professional requirements, thereby creating their ICDL Profile. Whether in school, university or in the workplace, ICDL offers the skills you need to succeed.