CISCO Networking Academy

Course Details

CISCO Networking Academy is a program that provides a comprehensive educational opportunity in the area of ICT, specifically Computer and Mobile Networks by equipping students with networking skills and competencies relevant to the ever changing economic environment.

The networking academy curricula integrates leading edge education theory and tools with the latest global networking technology. The academy has implemented comprehensive interactive student assessments that provide immediate learning feedback thus ensuring an effective, up-to-date assessment strategy.

Students not only learn technology; they also learn to implement it as part of a team, helping others and taking advantage of their individual strengths. They end up understanding the big picture, the ‘why’ of what they’re learning.

Courses Offered

1. IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software

This course is ideal for high school leavers or students who don’t have prior IT skills. It equips students with computer fundamentals and introduces them to advanced concepts.

2. CCNA (CISCO Certified Networking Associate)

CISCO CCNA is a Four (4) module course, each taking at least Six (6) weeks. The entire course could go for approximately Six (6) Months. One is supposed to sit for an exam after each module, before proceeding to the next and then after the four modules one sits for the certification examination which covers all the modules.

St. Paul’s University collaborates with CISCO networking academy to offer this professional certification course by providing the classroom and computer labs as well as instructors. CISCO provides the course material and assessments for certifications for the students.

Student Eligibility

For a student to qualify for CCNA Routing and Switching Certification course, they need to have a High School certificate with D+ and above, or have IT Essentials: Hardware and Software certification, or be already pursuing Diploma or Degree program.

3. CCNA Security

This course covers installation and troubleshooting network integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. To pursue it,one is required to have done CCNA Routing and Switching.

4. CCNA Security

This is an advanced configuration, installation and trouble-shooting of enterprise networks that entails management of wireless, security and voice applications. CCNA Security is a pre requisite to this course.

5. Linux Essentials

This course provides users with essential in administration of open source Linux Operating Systems.

6. Voice Over Internet Protocol

This is an introduction to voice on a data network (VoIP), teaching students how to configure and connect a basic VoIP-to-VoIP network. It is essential to after doing the CCNA Routing and Switching.

7. Cloud Computing

This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to appreciate and apply various technological concepts which constitute cloud computing. Students are provided with basic know how needed by students to mitigate cloud computing issues.

Tuition Fees

Registration - ksh.1,000

IT Essentials - ksh.5,000

CCNA (per level) - ksh.10,000

CCNA Security - ksh.20,000

CCNP 1-3 (per level) - ksh.20,000

Voice over Internet Protocol - ksh.10,000

Cloud Computing - ksh.10,000

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  1. Attach photocopies of all academic and professional certificates. If they are not in English send translated and certified
    copies. Non-English speakers must provide proof of competence in English.
  2. Attach a copy of your recent coloured passport size photographs
  3. Please note that you are required to pay a non refundable application fee for your application to be processed.
    • Postgraduate Application Fee- KSh.3,000.00
    • Undergraduate Application Fee- KSh. 1,500.00
    • Diploma & Certificate Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • Special Entrance Exam & YCMP Application Fee- KSh. 1,000
    • CPA Application Fee- KSh. 1,000.00 
    • You can deposit the application fee in any of our bank accounts and then scan and attach the bank slip here. Click Here to see our bank details



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Our Vision

A University of academic excellence based on Christian principles producing graduates in various fields for global service.

Our Mission

To develop servant leaders by imparting knowledge, skills and values through creative methods of education, research and Christian spiritual formation.

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