Diploma In Electrical Engineering

Entry Requirements

Trainees entering this course should have any of the following as a minimum entry requirement: -

  • passed artisan course in electrical installation or
  • passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a mean grade of C- for Diploma level.

  • Introduction

    The craft certificate in electrical and electronic technology power option course is designed for Kenya Certificate of Education graduates (or equivalent qualifications), to provide trainees with skills, knowledge and attitude for the installation, operation, service and maintenance of electrical installation systems and basic electronic equipment.

    The course is in modular form and it is designed to enable trainees acquire adequate competence for formal and informal employment and also to prepare them for further training.

    The course is divided in modules.  Each module prepares the trainee to perform specific tasks whose total value combined will impart the desired competence to the trainees, to produce the required graduate at the end of the course.

    Examinable Units

    Module I

    • Entrepreneurship education
    • Course foundation and general
    •  Technical drawing
    • Mathematics I
    •  Applied science
    • Workshop Technology
    • Electrical Principles I
    • Electronics
    • Electrical installations technology I
    • Solar Installation system

    Module II

    • Life skills
    • Electrical principles II
    • Communication skills
    • Workshop organization and management
    • Mathematics II
    • Micro electronics
    • Electrical Installations technology II
    • Electrical maintenance and fault diagnosis
    • Electrical design estimating and tendering
    • Industrial machines and controls
    • Business plan
    • Trade project

    Industrial Attachment

    Before the end of the course, every trainee shall undergo industrial attachment/internship of 330 hours. Industrial attachment shall be an integral part of training and its assessment shall form part of the final grade and certification. This is supervised by the institution and the organization where the trainee is attached.

    Examinations and Award of Certificates

    Award of Certificate

    The KNEC will issue the candidates with result slips for Modules passed and a final certificate in Craft certificate in Electrical and electronic technology, power option. 

    Internal Examinations

    The training institution will conduct course work and/or project work assessment based on the competences acquired during the training.  The institutions will offer internal examinations at the end of each module and keep these records for use at the end of the course to determine the final grade.  The course work or project work and/or assessments shall also be used during the re-entry to the course or for the award of credit transfer.

    External Examinations

    The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) will offer external examinations to trainees in all modules covered during the training.