RVIST

Water Technology

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST)

Certificate 2 years Fee: on application

 

    Overview

    The water technology program has been developed on a competency-based approach so that the trainee is able to acquire skills, knowledge, and attitudes that are required to operate as a water technician in the construction industry.

    Upon completion of the entire programme, the trainee should be able to:

    • Apply skills required in problem solving involving collection and analyses of data, and implementation of solutions accurately and efficiently in the water sector.
    • Apply skills required in management of the environment and water resources and their related tasks.
    • Identify aquifer formations for groundwater assessment survey.
    • Understand the principles of planning and design of the water supply, wastewater and irrigation and drainage system.
    • Sink and equip boreholes for groundwater abstractions.
    • Construct and install water supply, wastewater and irrigation and drainage systems.
    • Apply skills required in management and operation and maintenances of the components within the water supply, wastewater, solid waste and irrigation and drainage systems.
    • Communicate effectively on matters related to the job and the environment.

    Career prospects:

    • Water Technician in
      • Construction Industry and
      • water companies,
    • Instructor in Vocational Training Centres

    Progression path:

    • Diploma in Water Technology

    Objectives

     

      Entry requirements

      The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

      • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain), or;
      • Pass in a relevant Artisan course, or;
      • An Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

      The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.
      This program is examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.

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      Entry requirements

      The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

      • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain), or;
      • Pass in a relevant Artisan course, or;
      • An Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

      The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.
      This program is examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.


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