| Food Processing Technology NVCET Certificate

Food Processing Technology (NVCET) Certificate - KNEC

The main objective of the food processing technology vocational certificate course is to equip the trainee with knowledge, practical skills, and attitudes that enables him/her to perform relevant duties in the food industry.

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  •  Certificate  4 years

    The Food Processing Technology (NVCET) certificate program is designed to enable the trainee to utilize locally available resources to process and preserve specific food products. Upon completion, the trainee will be qualified to work in food processing industries in production capacity, perform middle supervisory functions, or venture into entrepreneurship in the food industry.

    Upon graduating, NVCET certificate graduate in food processing technology can work as:

    • A technician in food processing industry
    • Maintenance technician in a food processing industry
    • Middle level management supervisor
    • Food quality and preservation officer in a food industry

    The potential employers

    Food processing and preservation industries

    National and county government ministries concerned with food security

    Government parastatals such as national cereal and produce board, Kebs

    Food Processing Technology NVCET Certificate - objectives

    The main objective of the food processing technology vocational certificate course is to equip the trainee with knowledge, practical skills, and attitudes that enables him/her to perform relevant duties in the food industry.

    Specifically, it is expected that at the end of the course, the trainee should be able to:

    • Operate common types of food processing equipment and machinery.
    • Choose appropriate raw materials and equipment for processing.
    • Apply the principles of food processing and preservation in any food industry.
    • Have a good foundation for further training in food processing industry

    Entry Requirements

    KCPE Certificate