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Colleges and Universities Offering Accounting Technician Certificate(ATC) in Kenya

  • Course Name: Accounting Technician Certificate(ATC)
  • Major Subject: ATC
  • Course Category: Certificate
  • Average Study Duration: 6 months per level

This course is examined by KASNEB and is meant to prepare students who wish to obtain a qualification as specialized middle level accountant commonly known as Accounting Technicians.
ATC is divided into two levels ATC I and ATC II. Each level takes 6 months and a student cannot combine both levels at the same time.
Those who successfully complete the course can pursue CPA.

Colleges Offering Accounting Technician Certificate(ATC)

  • COFA Institute of Technology COFA Institute of Technology, Ongata Rongai  
    Course Content:
    Level I
    - Introduction to Financial Accounting
    - Introduction to Law
    - Entrepreneurship and Communication
    - Principles of Management
    - Business Mathematics
    Level II
    - Financial Accounting
    - Fundamentals of ICT
    - Cost Accounting
    - Taxation
    - Auditing

    Minimum Admission Requirements:
    - KCSE D+ or equivalent qualification
    - Any other KASNEB technician examination certificate
    - Any other diplomas or certificates approved by KASNEB

    Course study duration per level: 6 months.
    Fees payable: Ksh. 15,000 per level.
  • Summit Institute of Professionals Summit Institute of Professionals, Nairobi  
    Minimum Entry requirement: C- in KCSE

    Course content:
    1. Level I
    AD11 Introduction to Financial Accounting
    AD12 Principles of Business Law
    AD13 Entrepreneurship and Communication
    AD14 Information Communication Technology

    2. Level II
    AD21 Financial Accounting
    AD22 Principles of Management
    AD23 Business Mathematics and Statistics
    AD24 Fundamentals of Finance

    3. Level III
    AD31 Principles of Economics
    AD32 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
    AD33 Principles of Public Finance and Taxation
    AD34 Auditing
  • Kenya Institute of Professional Studies Kenya Institute of Professional Studies, Nairobi  
    Course Entry Requirements: KCSE mean grade D+ (plus).
    Commencement: December and June
    Duration: 6 month
    Examination Body: KASNEB
    Course Contents:
    Level I:
    - Introduction to Financial Accounting
    - Introduction to Law
    - Principles of Management
    - Entrepreneurship and Communication
    - Business Mathematics
    Level II
    - Fundamentals of Information Communication Technology
    - Auditing
    - Cost Accounting
    - Financial Accounting
    - Taxation.
  • Greenwich College Greenwich College, Garissa  
    Exam Body: KASNEB

    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum Entry Qualification: O level certificate plus Aptitude test

    Course Units:
    1. LEVEL I
    -Financial accounting
    -Introduction to law
    -Principles of management
    -Business mathematics

    2. LEVEL II
    -Financial accounting
    -Fundamental of information technology
    -Cost accounting
  • Kakamega School of Professional Studies  Kakamega School of Professional Studies , Kakamega  
    Course content:
    1. Introduction to Financial Accounting
    2. Introduction to Law
    3. Entrepreneurship and Communication
    4. Principles of Management
    5. Business Mathematics

    6. Financial Accounting
    7. Fundamentals of Information Communication Technology
    8. Cost Accounting
    9. Taxation
    10. Auditing
  • St. Kizito Vocational Training Institute - Githurai St. Kizito Vocational Training Institute - Githurai, Nairobi  
    Course Outline:
    Level I
    - Financial Accounting
    - Entrepreneurship and Communication
    - Introduction to Law
    - Principles of Management

    Level II
    - Financial Accounting
    - Information Communication Technology
    - Cost Accounting
    - Taxation
    - Auditing

    Examination Body: KASNEB
    Intakes: January and May.
  • Carlile College Carlile College, Nairobi  
    Examining Body: KASNEB
    Course Duration: 5 Months
    Fees payable per term: Ksh. 7,700
    Fees per Level: Ksh. 15000
    Entry/Admission Requirements:
    -KCSE with an aggregate average of at least D+ (plus)
    -Any other KASNEB Technician Examination Certificate
    -Other certificates or diplomas approved by KASNEB
  •  Mawego Technical Training Institute, Oyugis  
    Sections: I,II,III

    Exam Body: KASNEB

    Duration: 6 months per section

    Minimum Entry requirement:
    -KCSE Mean Grade C+ & C+ in Maths & English
    -Pass in KATC Intermediate
  • PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute, Nairobi  
    The college offers both ATC I and ATC II.
    ATC I: Course duration - 4 months, entry requirements - KCSE D +
    ATC II: Course duration - 4 months, entry requirements - ATC I
  • Kinoo Vocational Training Centre Kinoo Vocational Training Centre, Nairobi  
    Admission requirements:
    1. 2 passport photos
    2. 1 copy of I.D or Birth Certificate
    3. Copy of previous academic slips
  • Kisii University Kisii University, Kisii  
    Admission requirements
    - Applicants must have attained a minimum of D+ in KCSE with a D+ in maths
    Course duration
    - 6 months
  • Achievers College of Professionals Achievers College of Professionals, Embu  
    Entry Requirements:
    - KCSE grade D+.
    - Any other certificate approved by KASNEB.
    Examination Body: KASNEB
  • Excellent Institute of Professionals  Excellent Institute of Professionals , Kakamega  
    Tuition Fees:
    1. Level I 14,000.00 Per Section
    2. Level II 15,000.00 Per Section
  • Kenya Institute of Social Sciences Kenya Institute of Social Sciences, Machakos  
    Duration: 1 year

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -KCSE D+
  • Rware College of Accounts Rware College of Accounts, Nyeri  
    Exam Body: KASNEB

    Minimum Entry requirement: KCSE C-(minus)
  • Bumbe Technical Training Institute Bumbe Technical Training Institute, Funyula  
    Entry requirements: KCSE D.
    Examination body: KASNEB.
  • Rockland College of Science and Technology Rockland College of Science and Technology, Kitui  
    Duration :1 year
    Entry requirement:KCSE D+
  • Northwood College Northwood College, Nanyuki  
    ATC I and II - Fees: 2,000 per month.
  •  Shavine Computer College, Nanyuki  
  • Saviec School of Professional Studies Saviec School of Professional Studies, Meru  
  • Mospen Institute of Development Studies Mospen Institute of Development Studies, Kericho  
  • Kitui institute of Professionals Kitui institute of Professionals, Kitui  
  • Icons College of Professional Studies Icons College of Professional Studies, Kutus  
  • Meru National Polytechnic Meru National Polytechnic, Meru  
  •  Busia Institute of Management and Technology, Busia  
  • Brainsway Business College Brainsway Business College, Ruiru  
  • Westmont College of Professionals, Nakuru Westmont College of Professionals, Nakuru, Nakuru  
  • Kilifi Institute of Business Studies Ltd  Kilifi Institute of Business Studies Ltd , Kilifi  
  • College of Advanced Technology, CAT College of Advanced Technology, CAT, Nairobi  
  • Pinnacle College of Professional Studies Pinnacle College of Professional Studies, Nyeri  

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Universities Offering Accounting Technician Certificate(ATC)

  • Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) School of Professional Programs Kenya College of Accountancy (KCA) School of Professional Programs, Nairobi  
    The program is relevant for students
    who wish to take accounting basics.
    After taking this course,students
    are able to:
    (a)Make audits and tax computations
    (b)Carry out normal office operations
    (c)Maintaining accounting records

    Entry requirements
    - A minimum of a D+ in KCSE or
    a division III of the Cambridge School Certificate; East African Certificate of Education; Kenya Certificate of Education or
    a pass in either Stage I or stage II of ACNC examination.

    Program duration
    The course takes five months

    (i)ATC 1-Sh.23,680
    (ii)ATC 2-Sh.19,870
  • Dedan Kimathi University of Technology DKUT Dedan Kimathi University of Technology DKUT, Nyeri  
  • JKUAT Nakuru Campus JKUAT Nakuru Campus, Nakuru  

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