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Certificate in Secretarial Studies


A Certificate in Secretarial Studies is a program designed to provide students with foundational knowledge and skills in secretarial and administrative tasks. This certificate program typically covers a range of subjects related to office procedures, communication skills, record keeping, and basic computer applications.

Admission Requirements

‘O’ Level Certificate and above.

Program Highlights

Office Procedures: Students learn the essential office procedures and protocols required in administrative roles. They gain an understanding of office etiquette, phone handling, appointment scheduling, and general office organization.

Business Communication: The program emphasizes developing effective communication skills in a professional setting. Students learn to compose professional emails, letters, and memos. They gain skills in interpersonal communication, customer service, and handling inquiries.

Record Keeping and Documentation: Students learn the basics of record keeping and documentation practices. They gain skills in organizing files, maintaining confidentiality, and handling paperwork. Students also learn about data entry and record management using both manual and electronic systems.

Computer Applications: The program introduces students to basic computer applications commonly used in administrative tasks. Students learn to use word processing software to create and format documents. They also gain skills in using spreadsheet applications for basic data analysis and organization.

Time Management and Organizational Skills: The certificate program focuses on developing time management and organizational skills necessary in secretarial roles. Students learn techniques for prioritizing tasks, managing calendars, and handling multiple responsibilities effectively.

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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