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Certificate in Industrial Art & Design


A Certificate in Industrial Art & Design is a program designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in the field of industrial design. This certificate program typically covers a range of subjects related to design principles, product development, technical skills, and creative problem-solving.

Admission Requirements

“O” level with at least (5) five passes English Language and Fine Art.

1. Drawing Board
2. HB Art pencils
3. Coloured pencils or crayons
4. Painting Brushe
5. Over Coat for girls (Army green)
6. Over Coat for Boys (Army green)
7. Sketch Book
8. Geometry set
9. Black Book

Program Highlights

Design Principles: Students gain an understanding of design principles and elements, including color theory, composition, balance, and proportion. They learn how to apply these principles to create visually appealing and functional designs.

Product Development Process: The program covers the product development lifecycle, including research, ideation, concept development, prototyping, and final production. Students learn about market analysis, user-centered design, and iterative design processes.

Technical Skills: Students gain technical skills necessary for industrial design, such as sketching, rendering, and 2D/3D modeling. They learn to use design software and tools, including computer-aided design (CAD) software, for creating digital designs and prototypes.

Materials and Manufacturing Processes: The certificate program explores different materials used in industrial design and manufacturing processes. Students learn about their properties, applications, and considerations for material selection. They gain an understanding of manufacturing techniques and production constraints.

Design Research and Analysis: Students learn research methods and techniques for gathering user insights, market trends, and competitive analysis. They gain skills in conducting design research, analyzing data, and translating findings into design solutions.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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