Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan) programme

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

Objectives of Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

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 for Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

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.

Colleges offering Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Kenya Israel Technical College
Machakos County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

St Joseph Vocational Training Center
Isiolo County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Kipkabus Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Thogoto Vocational Training Centre
Kiambu County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Gatanga Technical Vocational College
Muranga County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Katine Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind
Machakos County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST)
Nakuru County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

Christian Industrial Training Center Mombasa
Mombasa County

Carpentry and Joinery (Artisan)

St. Dominic’s TATI
Kiambu County