Automative Engineering Diploma

KNEC

Diploma 3 years

Overview

This diploma in automotive engineering focuses on the design and manufacture of cars, trucks and other motor vehicles. Students take courses on vehicle and electrical technology, mathematics and software to learn cutting-edge engineering techniques for a wide variety of makes and models, as well as how to effectively repair breakdowns and misalignments.

This course is designed to give students all the fundamental knowledge required to start work immediately upon graduation. This is achieved through a unique, multidisciplinary approach that combines theoretical learning with practical hands-on tasks similar to the daily tasks undertaken in the industry. The on-campus programme will cover a range of topics including workplace policies, procedures, and the relevant regulations to work safely and effectively in an automotive workshop.

The technical skills obtained from this certificate in automotive engineering programme pave the way to a successful automative engineering career. Individuals can use their problem solving, teamwork and repair skills to successfully collaborate with peers and assist customers.

Career path:

  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic (Assistant Supervisor)
  • Automotive Manufacturing Engineer
  • Automotive Technical Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Instructor in Vocational Training Centres

Objectives

Automotive engineers are responsible for the design, testing, and production of vehicles and is a well-suited career for individuals who are passionate about cars and how machines work.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of science, math, and engineering technology to solve problems encountered in their professional career.
  • Design, analyse, and build virtual and real models, as well as conduct testing in product development environments through applied computer technologies.
  • Function effectively as a manager, leader, or team member.
  • Communicate effectively across all design and management interface levels of an organisation.
  • Practice timeliness and quality with regard to work requirements.

Entry requirements

The Minimum Entry Requirements are:-

  • Pass in Automative Engineering Craft Course, or;
  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

Colleges offering Automative Engineering Diploma course

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Kenya Institute of Professional Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Nairobi Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
Kenya Industrial Training Institute
Public College
Nakuru Town East Constituency
Thika Technical Training Institute
Public College
Thika Town Constituency
Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Public College
Thika Town Constituency
Kenya Technical Training College
Public College
Thika Town Constituency
Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute
Private College
Thika Town Constituency

Entry requirements

The Minimum Entry Requirements are:-

  • Pass in Automative Engineering Craft Course, or;
  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

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