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Certificate in Secretarial studies

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Course Overview

This program is directly relevant to the needs of the modern office environment and helps students develop skills and abilities for successful careers in responsible secretarial positions. The course is intended to equip the trainees with relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them perform secretarial duties in organizations.

A graduate of this course will be able to work in a salaried employment or self-employment. To achieve this objective, units such as Entrepreneurship, communication skills, life skills and information communication technology have been included in addition to the core units.


Course Duration: 12 Months

Exam Body: KNEC

Grade: D and Above

Program Benefits

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various functions of management

  • Apply modern knowledge, skills and attitudes in managing various business functions.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the interface between economics and business.

  • Manage business enterprise within the legal requirements

  • Use modern research approaches to solve business problems

  • Apply entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and attitudes in managing businesses.

Units Offered

  • Secretarial Duties
  • ICT Practical
  • Business Plan
  • Information and Communication Technology I
  • Life Skills
  • Shorthand I
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Communication Skills I
  • Commerce
  • Computerized Document Processing I
  • Occupational Safety & Precautions
  • Computerized Document Processing II
  • Shorthand II
  • Communication Skills II
  • Information and Communication Technology II
  • Economics
  • Project