Welcome to the Department of
Applied Science & Technology
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Our Mission
We endeavour together with Industry and the Community to provide quality Technological Higher and Tertiary Education and Training through teaching and learning. The focused approach to development and learning. The focused approach to development and learning should satisfy the current and future Human Resources needs of the formal and informal employment sectors of Zimbabwe.
Outline of Courses Our Division Offers
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Certificate Level

FOUNDATION COURSES
National Certificate Level
  • Horticulture Science 
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Rubber and Plastic Technology 
  • Information Technology 
  • Food Science Technology 
  • Environmental Health
  •  Meat Inspection
ONE YEAR COURSES
(Certificate Courses)
  • Information Technology
  • Library an Information Science 
  • Records Management
TWO YEAR COURSES
(Full /Part Time Certificate Courses)
  • Horticulture Science Technology 
  • Rubber Technology
  • Plastics Technology
  • Hairdressing
  • Cosmetology
  • Food Science Technology 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Pharmacy Technology
  •  Meat Inspection

Diploma Level

VOCATIONAL COURSES
National Diploma Level
  • Horticulture (3 Years) 
  • Applied Chemical Technology (3 Years)
  • Rubber Technology (3 Years) 
  • Information Technology (3 Years) 
  • Library and Information Science (3 Years) 
  • Records Management (3 Years) 
  • Applied Biological Technology (3 Years) 
  • Plastic Technology (3 Years) 
  • Food Science Technology (3 Years) 
  • Environmental Health (2 Years) 
  • Meat Hygiene (2 years)

H.N.D Level

VOCATIONAL COURSES
Higher National Diploma Level
  • Applied Chemical Technology 
  • Rubber Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Library and Information Science 
  • Records Management
  • Plastic Technology
  • Food Science Technology 
  •  Environmental Health
  • Horticulture
CITY & GUILDS COURSES
(Certificate Courses)
  • Certificate in Hairdressing and Cosmetology
  • Certificate in Information Information Technology
  • Library and Information Science 
  • Records Management 
ICM COURSE
(Certificate Courses)
  • Certificate in Information Information Technology (Institute of Commercial Management (ICM))

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National Certificate Courses

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National Certificate Courses
Entry Requirements
  • 5 'O' Levels at 'C' or better, including English Language.
  • A comprehensive Portfolio of the applicant's own work showing ability in drawing, painting, designing, imagination, creativity and composition.
Courses
  • Horticulture Science
  • Laboratory Technology
  • Rubber and Plastic Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Food Science Technology
  •  Environmental Health
  • Meat Inspection
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One Year Certificate Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A Pass with grade 'C' or better, in 5 'O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
Courses
  • Information Technology
  • Library and Information Science
  • Records Management
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Two Year Certificate Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A Pass with grade 'C' or better, in 5 'O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
Courses
  • Horticulture Science Technology
  • Rubber Technology
  • Plastics Technology
  • Hairdressing
  • Cosmetology
  • Food Science Technology
  • Environmental Health
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Meat Inspection
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City & Guilds Certificate Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A Pass with grade 'C' or better, in 5 'O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
Courses
  • Certificate in Hairdressing and Cosmetology
  • Certificate in Information Information Technology
  • Library and Information Science
  • Records Management
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ICM Certificate Course
Entry Requirements
  • A Pass with grade 'C' or better, in 5 'O' Level subjects including Mathematics, English Language and Science.
Courses
  • Certificate in Information Information Technology (Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
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National Diploma Courses

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National Diploma Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A pass in the relevant National Certificate Courses
Course Duration
  • 3 years full time including 1 year industrial attachment as well as on part time basis
Courses
  • Horticulture (3 Years) 
  • Applied Chemical Technology (3 Years)
  • Rubber Technology (3 Years)
  • Information Technology (3 Years)
  • Library and Information Science (3 Years)
  • Records Management (3 Years)
  • Applied Biological Technology (3 Years)
  • Plastic Technology (3 Years)
  • Food Science Technology (3 Years)
  • Environmental Health (2 Years)
  • Meat Hygiene (2 years)
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Higher National Diploma Courses

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Higher National Diploma Courses
Entry Requirements
  • A National Diploma in the relevant field.
Courses
  • Horticulture (3 Years)
  • Applied Chemical Technology (3 Years)
  • Rubber Technology (3 Years)
  • Information Technology (3 Years) 
  • Library and Information Science (3 Years)
  • Records Management (3 Years)
  • Applied Biological Technology (3 Years)
  • Plastic Technology (3 Years)
  • Food Science Technology (3 Years)
  • Environmental Health (2 Years)
  • Meat Hygiene (2 years)
Apply Online