The Relevance (Why the course is being taught)
This National Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (NDICT) curriculum is aimed at producing graduates of technical diplomas who are relevant to the industry and world of work. It is learner-centred, competence-based and emphasizes practical teaching, projects and acquisition of skills by the learners. The examining body is Uganda Business Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB).
The curriculum is in line with the Business Technical Vocational Educational Training (BTVET) strategic plan of "skilling Uganda" and BTVET act of 2008. The competences that the learners are expected to acquire are clearly spelt out in each module covered every semester.
This curriculum effectively produces Technical ICT professionals who are able to:
- i) Conceptualize, design and maintain websites.
- ii) Repair computers and their accessories.
- iii) Troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
- iv) Design, maintain, use and backup databases.
- v) Setup and maintain networks.
- vi) Write codes of application programmes.