Diploma Courses

ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC September
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Power Option)

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Telecommunications Option) Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September

 

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC September
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option)

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September

 

 

BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC September
Diploma in Building Technology

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Civil Engineering Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Quantity Surveying Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Years KNEC

January

 

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Automotive Engineering Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 7 Terms KNEC September
Diploma in Automotive Engineering

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Construction Plant Engineering Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September

 

 

 

APPLIED SCIENCES
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Applied Biology Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 5 Terms KNEC May
Higher Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution

5 Terms KNEC May
Diploma in Applied Biology

Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Biology/Biological sciences.

8 Terms KNEC May
Diploma in Analytical Chemistry Mean Grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (Minus) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences. 8 Terms KNEC May
Diploma in Food Technology Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Chemistry and Biology 8 Terms KNEC May
Diploma in Environmental Science & Tech. Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 8 Terms KNEC May

 

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Diploma in Tourism management Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Food & Beverage Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September
Diploma in Catering & Accommodation Management Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & September

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Diploma in Information Communications Technology Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in ICT

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

6 months/Section KASNEB January & July

 

HEALTH SCIENCES
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology Mean grade C (Plain) with C (Plain) in Mathematics/Physics, English/Kiswahili, Chemistry and Biological Sciences. 9 Terms KNEC January & May

 

FASHION DESIGN AND BEAUTY THERAPY
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Tech. Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 3 Modules KNEC January & May

 

BUSINESS COURSES
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Higher Diploma in Business Management Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution 6 Terms KNEC January
Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management

Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution

6 Terms KNEC January
Higher Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution

6 Terms KNEC January
Diploma in Business Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Supplies Chain Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Human Resource Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Co-operative Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Accountancy

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

8Terms KNEC May
Diploma in Project Management

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & May
Diploma in Secretarial Studies

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & September

 

LIBERAL STUDIES
COURSE NAME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS DURATION EXAMINATIONS BODY INTAKE
Diploma in Library & Information Studies Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate 7 Terms KNEC January & September
Diploma in Community Dev. & Social work

Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

3 Modules KNEC January & July

 

KEY:

1. KCSE - Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education 

2. KNEC - Kenya National Education Council