The minimum requirements for entry to diploma course is: A Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with one principle pass and two subsidiaries (13 year study), or an equivalent.
For certificate programs, At least 3 credits at Uganda Certificate of Education (11 year study) or an equivalent.
A diploma course takes two years (4 semesters), while a certificate course takes one year (2 semesters).
Application forms are obtained at the Institute. The institute operates a semester system with two in-takes a year (February and August).
Other requirements include academic certificates (O and A Level), birth certificate, ID of the former school and passport size photographs.