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Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan) - Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

This carpentry and joinery certificate program promotes the trade of carpentry through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the field of construction.

 Certificate  2 years Fee: on application
RVIST
Public College Nakuru Town East - Constituency, Nakuru - County

In this carpentry and joinery program, students develop skills and knowledge in many aspects of the carpentry trade.

Carpentry is a skilled trade and a craft in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping, and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork and many more.

Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did the rougher work such as framing, but today many other materials are also used and sometimes the finer trades of cabinetmaking and furniture building are considered carpentry.

Career prospects:

  • Carpenter
    • Furniture
    • Rroofing
    • Interior fittings

Progression path:

  • Craft Certificate Building Technology

Carpentry and Joinery Artisan - objectives

This carpentry and joinery certificate program promotes the trade of carpentry through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the field of construction.

 

Entry requirements

The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

  • KCPE Certificate, or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

The duration for the course is 2 years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.

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