Harare Polytechnic ICT Courses Offered

By | January 17, 2022

Harare Polytechnic ICT Courses Offered

Harare Polytechnic ICT Courses – Welcome to the Information Communication and Technology Department (ICT) at Harare Polytechnic, where our mission is to produce highly competitive, techno-perineurial graduates with research, consultancy and production skill necessary to meet the Information Technology dynamic needs of the nation in line with Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZIMASSET) strategic plan.

This department has an average enrolment of 480 students inclusive of local and regional students annually, in both full-time and Part-time departments and 16 lecturing staff. It also produces an average of 120 graduates annually. The Department offers the Information Technology course at three levels; NC, ND and HND The department is welcome to partnerships with both public and private sectors regionally and internationally in areas of IT innovation, research and human

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Department Vision

The Fountain of intellectual excellence in training, research, consultancy and commercialization of Information Communication and technology (ICT).

Department Mission

To Produce Highly Competent, Technical Graduates With technopreneurial  skills necessary to meet the ICT dynamic needs of the nation.

Department Values

  • Professionalism
  • Gender sensitivity
  • Patriotism
  • Team work
  • Innovativeness
  • Ethics

Harare Polytechnic ICT Courses Entry Requirements

National Certificate

Entry Requirements

5 “O” Levels including English ,Mathematics and Science

Course Duration

1 Year

Mode of Study

Full time / Part Time

National Diploma

Entry Requirements

National Certificate in IT qualification or equivalent

Course Duration

3 Years including 1 year on the job training

Mode Of Study

Full time / Part time

Higher National Diploma

Entry Requirements

ND ITqualification or equivalent

Course Duration

1 Year

Mode Of Study

Full time / Part time

Short Courses

Computer Applications


1 Week

Course Content

  • Introduction to computers
  • Operating systems
  • Ms Word
  • Ms Excel
  • Ms PowerPoint
  • Ms Publisher
  • Ms Access
  • Internet and E-mail

Internation Computer Driving Licence [ICDL]


2 months

Course Content

Module 1 to Module 7

Career Prospects

With the current curriculum, our graduates can pursue the following career paths

  • Data Capture Clerk
  • Helpdesk Administrator
  • Computer Operator
  • Hardware and Software Support Officer
  • Software Developer/Engineering
  • Systems Administrator
  • Sales and Advisory
  • Systems Analyst
  • IT Project Management
  • Network Technician/administrators
  • Website developer/Administrator
  • Consultancy
  • Database Administrator
  • T. Instructor
  • Hardware Technicians

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