Introduction to Scratch Programming Course

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June 2024

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ISPC023 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nairobi, Kenya KES 83,000 | $1,100 Register
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June 2024

24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
KES 83,000 $1,100
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

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Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


This course is designed for beginners who want to learn the fundamentals of programming using Scratch. Scratch is a block-based visual programming language that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive stories, games, and animations. Throughout this course, you'll develop your problem-solving and computational thinking skills while having fun creating your own projects. Scratch is an excellent stepping stone for those interested in pursuing further programming and computer science education.


5 days

Who Should Attend:

  • Kids and Teens
  • Educators and Teachers
  • Parents and Guardians
  • Hobbyists and Beginners
  • Non-Technical Professionals
  • Creative Individuals

Course Level:

Course Objectives

  • Understand the basics of programming and computational thinking.
  • Learn how to use the Scratch interface and create projects.
  • Develop problem-solving and logical thinking skills.
  • Create animations, games, and interactive stories.
  • Share and collaborate on Scratch projects.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Scratch

  • What is Scratch
  • Getting started with the scratch online editor
  • Creating and saving projects.

Module 2: Basic Concepts

  • Sprites and backgrounds
  • Blocks, Scripts, and Code Organization
  • Stage and costumes

Module 3: Basic Programming Concepts

  • Sequencing and Motion, moving sprites, Changing directions
  • Events and Interaction (Responding to key presses, Click events)
  • Control Flow (Loops and repeats, Conditional statements)

Module 4: Creating Animations

  • Animation Basics
  • Creating Simple Animations
  • Costumes and Sounds

Module 5: Creating Interactive Games

  • Game Design Basics
  • Planning your game
  • Creating game sprites
  • Handling user input
  • Scoring and winning conditions
  • Adding sound effects and Background music

Module 6: Storytelling and Animation

  • Creating an Interactive Story
  • Setting the stage
  • Adding dialogue and narration
  • Animating sprites and Changing costumes

Module 7: Sharing and Collaborating

  • Sharing Your Projects
  • Uploading to the Scratch community
  • Providing and receiving feedback
  • Remixing existing projects
  • Collaborating with others

Module 8: Scratch Concepts

  • Introduction to variables
  • Storing and retrieving data
  • Creating your own reusable blocks
  • Interacting with external data

Module 9: Creating a Project

  • Planning and Designing a Scratch Project
  • Building and Testing the Project
  • Sharing the Project

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The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mobile: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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