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Level 3 Diploma in Computing

Level 3 Diploma in Computing [Live Online Classes]

Level 3 Diploma in Computing (L3DC)

The NCC Education Level 3 Diploma in Computing is an applied general qualification which allows candidates to demonstrate key transferable study skills, mathematical competency and applied cultural understanding, especially in the area of digital culture, as well as an understanding of the essential concepts of computer programming.

This qualification is recognized and valued by employers and universities worldwide and can open up opportunities for you in the field of Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Networking System and Digital Media Technology.

Next intake for Diploma in Computing is on January 24th 2022

6 Months
Live Online Classes
KSH 110, 000 (USD1,100) (inclusive of exam fee)
What you will cover  +

Study and Communication Skills - equips students with the essential study skills needed to succeed at the university level. They will learn the basic skills necessary to conduct independent research, write academic papers, give formal oral presentations and apply what has been taught during lectures.

Culture Studies – enables students to gain awareness and increased understanding of other cultures and their own alongside the impact of a more digitised world on those cultures. Students will be able to apply their understanding of culture to other aspects of their course and to their plans for further study and work. The course will, in part, help prepare students for studying and/or working abroad or working for multi-national companies in our highly interconnected, digitised world.

Introduction to Computer Science – provides a basic introduction to a range of IT topics including organisation of a computer system, the relationship between hardware and software, applications of computers, databases, networking (with a focus on the Internet), graphics and multimedia.

Introduction to Programming – exposes students to extensive practical use of the modern programming language Visual Basic to illustrate the classic programming principles of sequencing, selection and iteration in the context of object-oriented computer programming.

Foundation Mathematics – This module builds upon student’s knowledge of mathematics whilst introducing new topics appropriate across a range of academic disciplines and for their future career.

Eligibility  +

Suitable for students aged 16-19 as well as adult learners.

For entry into the NCC Level 3 Diploma in Computing (L3DC) qualification, students must have an international qualification which is equivalent to secondary education deemed acceptable by NCC education e.g Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Students must also meet the English requirements of:

  • Having previously studied in English at Secondary School level


  • A valid score of 5.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent

Alternatively, a student can take the free NCC Education Higher English Placement Test which is administered by Moringa School

Next intake for Diploma in Computing is on January 24th 2022

Why take this course?  +

  1. Complete a British diploma without having to travel to the UK. NCC education diplomas are globally recognised and give students the opportunity to further their studies abroad, at a range of international universities like University of Lancashire and University of Greenwich.
  2. Successful candidates will fulfil the main entry requirements for the NCC Education Level 4 Diploma in Computing (L4DC) or Level 4 Diploma in Computing with Business Management (L4DC BM), as well as opening up opportunities to access a range of higher education courses or employment.

    Examples of higher education opportunities include, but are not limited to, progressing to university degrees in:

    1. Software Engineering
    2. Computer Science
    3. Computer Networking Systems
    4. Digital Media Technology
    5. Computer Forensics and Security

    Examples of employment opportunities include roles such as:

    1. IT Helpdesk Professional
    2. Data Entry Clerk
    3. IT Support Technician and Computer Service
    4. Repair Technician

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