center for professional certificatesAbout the Centre:

The Centre for Professional Certification (CPC) department deals with internal and external certification, allowing current and incoming students with an opportunity to enroll for skill-based courses that can set them apart in the market. The courses are available to trainees who want to build their knowledge on skills required in a digital expanding society. The courses range between 2 weeks to 6 months, and the areas of specialization cover IT, design and financial accounting. The target market includes form four leavers who want to get a head start on learning and professionals eager to sharpen their skills.


  1. Ensure learners acquire the necessary skills after training in order to effectively implement them in the market
  2. Help learners identify specific areas of specialization
  3. Produce students who are adequately equipped with skills usable in the market

Head of Department

The Department is headed by Samuel Kinuthia who holds a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science from Kisii University and an Advanced Diploma in Computer engineering from Aphax College. He also holds Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), ICDL Certifications, HCIP-R&S,HCIA-Security, HCIA-R&S,HCIA-Security, HCIA-IOT, HCIA-Big Data, HCIA- Cloud Computing, HCIA-Storage, HCIA-WLAN among other Certifications. He heads the Cisco and Huawei ICT Academy .He was awarded the Best Lecturer in the country during the Huawei ICT Competition 2018-2019 Southern Africa region and presented the country in the Huawei regional regional final in Johannesburg South Africa and global finals in Shenzhen China. Samuel was awarded by Cisco Academy 2019 cybersecurity Champion.