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APPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA

APPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA
TEP program (APPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA)
TEP courses are aimed at imparting knowledge and skills which prepare trainees for self or formal employment.
Self-employment leads to the creation of new job opportunities as the enterprise expands. TEP courses allow for progression from Artisan Certificate to degree and other higher academic levels.
KNEC examines TEP courses from artisan level to higher national diploma level.

TVET Program

TVET programs are modular. Each module imparts skills and knowledge that enable a graduate to engage in formal or informal employment while still pursuing their studies.
KNEC issues result slips for each module. A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the requisite modules.
NATIONAL VOCATIONAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING (NVCET) PROGRAM
NVCET CERTIFICATE COURSES
a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are:
– KCPE Certificate,
– Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.
b) The duration for the course is 4 years including compulsory industrial attachment.
– Level one takes 2 years
– Level two takes 2 years
KNEC offers examinations under the National Vocational Certificate in Education and Training program in the following areas:
COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHSAppropriate     Carpentry     and JoineryCarpenter(Furniture,      roofing,      interior fittings)Artisan         Certificate         Building TechnologyFashion   Design   and   Garment MakingFashion  designer/garment  maker/garment cutter/sample makerArtisan   Certificate   Fashion   design and garment makingFood  Processing TechnologyWaiter/waitress, chefArtisan       Certificate       in       Food Processing TechnologyHairdressing       and       Beauty Therapy Level 1Hairdresser, Beautician, MasseursArtisan Certificate in Fashion Design and Garment Making TechnologyMotor Vehicle TechnologyMotor vehicle mechanic, panel beater, spray
painterArtisan  Certificate  in  Motor  Vehicle
TechnologySeafarersTo serve as a  rating forming part of a navigation watch or engineering watch onboard ships or employed ashore in the maritime sector as a coxswain.Artisan Certificate in SeafarersMetal Processing TechnologyWelder,   fabricators   of   metal   and   steel structuresArtisan   Certificate   in   Mechanical engineering      or      Welding      and FabricationRefrigeration          and          Air Conditioning TechnologyTechnicians refrigeration and A/C industry involving      Service      and      repair      and MaintenanceArtisan   Certificate   in   Mechanical Engineering (Plant option)Electrical       and       Electronics TechnologyElectrician, service and repair techniciansArtisan  Certificate  in  Electrical  and Electronics TechnologyInformation       Communication
TechnologyData   entry   clerks,   clerks   in   publishing
firms,Artisan   Certificate   in   Information
Communication TechnologyBuilding TechnologyMason, plumberArtisan     Certificate     in     Building TechnologyAPPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA

TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM (TEP) ARTISAN CERTIFICATE

a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

– KCPE Certificate, or;
– Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.
b) The duration for the course is 2 years which includes compulsory industrial attachment.
KNEC offers examinations under the TEP Artisan Certificate Courses in the following areas:
COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHSAppropriate     Carpentry     and JoineryCarpenter(Furniture, roofing, interior fittings)Craft       Certificate       Building TechnologyFashion   Design   and   Garment MakingFashion      designer/garment      maker/garment cutter/sample makerCraft Certificate Fashion design and garment makingFood  Processing TechnologyWaiter/waitress, chefCraft      Certificate      in      Food Processing TechnologyHairdressing       and       Beauty Therapyhairdresser, beautician, masseursCraft    Certificate    in    Fashion
Design   and   Garment   Making TechnologyMotor Vehicle TechnologyA motor vehicle  mechanic,  panel  beater,  spray painterCraft     Certificate     in     Motor Vehicle TechnologySeafarersTo serve as a rating forming part of a navigation watch or engineering watch onboard ships or employed ashore in the maritime sector as a coxswain.Craft   Certificate   in   Nautical Science  or  Craft  Certificate  in Marine EngineeringMetal Processing TechnologyWelder, fabricators of metal and steel structuresCraft  Certificate  in  Mechanical engineering    or    Welding    and
FabricationRefrigeration          and          Air Conditioning TechnologyTechnicians  involved  in  Installation,  Service, repair and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipmentCraft  Certificate  in  Mechanical Engineering (Plant option)COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHSElectrical       and       Electronics TechnologyTechnicians  involved  in  Installation,  Service,
Repair     and     Maintenance     of     Electronic EquipmentCraft   Certificate   in   Electrical and Electronics TechnologyInformation        Communication TechnologyData entry clerks, clerks in publishing firms,Craft  Certificate  in  Information Communication TechnologyBuilding TechnologyMason, plumberCraft   Certificate   in   Building TechnologyPlumbingPlumber Building Industry and self-employmentCraft Certificate in PlumbingAPPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA
CRAFT CERTIFICATE (TEP)
(a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are:
– KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain), or;
– Pass in a relevant Artisan course, or;
– An Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.
(b) The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes compulsory industrial attachment.
© These Craft Programs are examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.
KNEC offers examinations under the TEP Craft Certificate Courses in the following areas:
COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHSCraft Certificate in MasonryMason  in  the  Building  Industry,  Instructor  in Vocational Training CentresDiploma      in      Building TechnologyCraft Certificate in PlumbingInstallation and repair plumber  in the Building Industry and factories,   Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma        in        Water TechnologyCraft Certificate in Road ConstructionRoad  Construction  Technician,  Instructor  in
Vocational Training CentresDiploma         in         Civil
EngineeringCraft Certificate in Land SurveyingPhysical Planning Technician/clerk, Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma        in        Land SurveyingCraft Certificate in Water TechnologyWater  Technician in Construction Industry  and
water    companies,    Instructor    in    Vocational Training CentresDiploma        in        Water TechnologyCraft       Certificate       in       National Certificate in Social DevelopmentCommunity    worker    in    Government,    Non- Governmental     Organizations     (NGOs)     and Community  Based  Organizations,  Instructor  in
Vocational Training CentresDiploma   in  Social  Work and                 Community DevelopmentCraft Certificate in Medical Laboratory TechnologyTechnician     in     medical     and     bio-medical laboratories       and       Research       Institutions,
Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma      in      Medical Laboratory TechnologyCraft     Certificate     in     Agricultural Engineering      (Farm      Power      and
Machinery)Technician/Mechanic/       Assistant       Workshop Supervisor  (Farm  Machinery  and  Equipment)  ,
Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma  in  Agricultural EngineeringCraft Certificate in CartographyTechnical    assistants    in    physical    Planning establishments,    Instructor    in    Vocational Training CentresDiploma in CartographyCraft Certificate in PhotogrammetryTechnical    assistants    in    physical    Planning establishments,      Instructor      in      Vocational Training CentresDiploma                         in
Photogrammetry        and Remote SensingCraft       Certificate       in       Printing TechnologyRepair   and  Maintenance   Technicians/machine operators   in the printing   industry,   Instructor   in Vocational Training CentresDiploma      in      Printing TechnologyAPPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA

CRAFT CERTIFICATE (TVET)

a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are
– Pass in relevant Artisan Course or;
– KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or;
– Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.
b) The duration for the course is two (2) years covered in two modules which include compulsory industrial attachment.
KNEC offers examinations under the TVET Craft Certificate Courses in the following areas:
COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHCertificate     in     Catering     and Accommodation OperationsRoom  Attendant,  Waiter/Waitress,  food  production and  service  in  the  catering  industry,  Instructor  in Vocational Training CentresDiploma in Catering and Accommodation ManagementCertificate in Fashion Design and Garment Making TechnologyFashion Designer; Garment Constructor; Supervisor; Garment  Cutter;  Pattern  Cutter;  Textile  Designer; Sample    Maker;    Fashion    Stylist;    Embroiderer;
Batik/Tie and Dye Producer, Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma      in      Fashion Design     and     Clothing TechnologyCraft   Certificate   in   Mechanical EngineeringMetal   production   and   processing   technicians, Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma   in   Mechanical engineering    (Production Option)Craft    Certificate    in    Nautical ScienceTo serve as an Officer in charge of a navigation watch onboard ships or employed ashore in the maritime sector.Diploma      in     Nautical ScienceCraft in Marine EngineeringTo work onboard merchant ship in the engine department at support level or in a    marine engineering workshop or shipyard as a craftsman.
a) Module I, the trainee will be certificated as a Rating forming part of an engineering watch in accordance with STCW regulation III/4.
b) Module II, the trainee will be certificated as an Able Seafarer-Engine in accordance with STCW regulation III/5Diploma       in       Marine EngineeringCraft Certificate in Electrical and Electronic                     Technology (Telecommunication Options)Telecommunication        Technicians        (Installation, maintenance,   service   and   repair),   Instructor   in Vocational Training CentresDiploma in Electrical and Electronic      Engineering (Telecommunication optionCraft Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Technology (Power)Technicians   in   Electrical   power   generating   and distribution    companies,    self-employed    or    formal employment in construction firms (Electrical Wiring), Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma in Electrical and Electronic      Engineering (Power Option)Certificate in Baking TechnologyChef in Baking and confectionary industry, Instructor
in Vocational Training CentresDiploma       in       Baking
TechnologyCertificate        in        Automotive
EngineeringMotor   Vehicle   Mechanic   (Assistant   Supervisor),
Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma   in   Automotive
EngineeringCertificate         in         Petroleum GeosciencesTechnicians and clerks in Petroleum IndustryDiploma    in    Petroleum GeosciencesCertificate in Water TechnologyWater Technician in Construction Industry and water companies, Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma        in        Water TechnologyCraft  Certificate  in  Welding  and FabricationTechnicians  in  Metal  processing  industry,  Building
industry or self-employment, Instructor in Vocational Training CentresDiploma  in  Welding  and fabricationCertificate in Food and Beverage Production and ServiceWaiter/Waitress,    chef,    Instructor    in    Vocational Training CentresDiploma    in    Food    and Beverage     Management, Diploma in  Catering  and
Accommodation ManagementCraft      Certificate      in      Food Processing and PreservationOperator in food processing and preservation industry
for  both  animal  and  crop  products,  Instructor  in Vocational Training CentresDiploma         in         Food
Processing                   and PreservationCraft   Certificate   in   Fisheries, Science and TechnologyTechnical  Assistant/Advisor  in  Fish  farming,  food- processing industryDiploma     in     Fisheries, Science and TechnologyCraft     certificate     in     medical laboratory  technologyTechnician in laboratories in the medical, biomedical, research institutions and specialized industriesDiploma      in      Medical Laboratory  TechnologyCraft  certificate  in  nutrition  and dieteticsThe trainee will work in a salaried or self-employment to improve health care using nutrition and dietetics provision in line with the  Kenya  Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute (KNDI) vision.Diploma in Nutrition And DieteticsPost   Qualification   Certificate   in counsellor supervisionThe trainee will work in formal or self-employment to address challenges/    issues encountered by the counsellors in their practice. The counsellor supervisorwill provide care and support to the practising counsellors leading towards greater competence, ethical working and assured therapeutic outcomes.Craft  Certificate  in  Construction plant TechnologySales,    Service    and    repair    technician    of    road construction and excavation equipmentDiploma  in  Construction PlantCraft        in    Child    Care    and ProtectionChild  Protection officer in various institutions e.g. children’s homes, juvenile courts, NGOs.Diploma   in   Child   Care and ProtectionAPPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA

TEP Diploma

(a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are:-
– Pass in relevant Craft Course or;
– KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) or;
– Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.
(b) The duration for the course is three (3) years including compulsory industrial attachment.
© These diploma programs are examined at the end of the three years training period.
KNEC offers examinations under TEP Diploma Courses in the following areas:
COURSE NAMECAREER/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESPROGRESSION PATHDiploma    in    Water    Technology (Water Supply)Water     Technician/Supervisor     in     Construction Industry and water companiesHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma    in    Water    Technology
(Sanitation)Water     Technician/Supervisor     in     Construction
Industry and water and wastewater companiesHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma   in   Water   Technology (Surface Water Option)Water     Technician/Supervisor     in     Construction Industry and water and wastewater companiesHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma    in    Water    Technology (Ground Water Option)Water     Technician/Supervisor     in     Construction Industry and water drilling companiesHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Quantity SurveyingTechnical Assistant to the Architect, Clerk of Works, Assistant Quantity SurveyorHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Highway EngineeringTechnician/Supervisor in road construction industryHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma  in  Photogrammetry  and Remote SensingTechnician/Supervisor      in      physical      Planning establishments as:
Geographer,   cartographer,   physical   scientist,   GIS analyst,     database     administrator,     applications specialist, project manager, remote sensing scientist,
surveyor, photogrammetrist, and image analystHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in CartographyTechnician/Supervisor      in      physical      Planning establishments as:
Geographer,   cartographer,   physical   scientist,   GIS analyst,     database     administrator,     applications specialist, project manager, remote sensing scientist, surveyor, photogrammetrist, and image analystHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Land SurveyingTechnician/Supervisor   in   physical   Planning   and Surveying and Mapping establishmentsHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Map ReproductionTechnician/Supervisor   in   physical   Planning   and Surveying and Mapping establishmentsHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Medical EngineeringTechnician/Supervisor in Medical industry in charge of installation,  service  repair  and  Maintenance  of
medical EquipmentHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Art and DesignTechnicians   and   Supervisors   in   Advertising   and Publishing and Graphic arts industriesHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma          in          Agricultural EngineeringMechanic/     Supervisor     (Farm     Machinery     and Equipment)HND or Relevant DegreeDiploma  in Chemical and Process EngineeringTechnical operator, a supervisor in Manufacturing and Process IndustryHND or Relevant DegreeDiploma in Printing
This   course   has   three   options namely:
     Pre-press option
     Press option
     Post-press optionTechnician/Supervisor in Printing industry
     Repair, Service and Maintenance
     Operators of printing MachinesHND or Relevant DegreeAPPROVED TECHNICAL COURSES IN KENYA

TVET DIPLOMA

a) The Minimum Entry Requirements are:-
 Pass in relevant Craft Course, or;
 KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), or;
 Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.
b) These are modular programs, which offer flexibility to candidates. Diploma programs comprise of three modules with KNEC examinations at the end of each module.
c) The Duration for the course is three (3) years covered in three modules including compulsory industrial attachment.
KNEC offers examinations under the TVET Diploma Courses in the following areas.

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