Clothing Technology

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Clothing Technology programme

Garment Technology is a discipline in which students learn about the different technical aspects of the production of garments.

This Clothing Technology KNEC diploma program is designed for those who have a creative bent of mind and an inclination towards the fashion industry while also possessing the skills and keen eye for understanding the technical aspect of fashion designing.

Fashion Designers create and design new outfits but it is the job of a garment technologist to work upon the technicalities of the design and decide if it can actually be created. Garment technologists also choose the best method for creating the garment and may modify the design as necessary by practical limitations.

Career path

  • Fashion Designer
  • Fashion Merchandiser;
  • Garment Cutter;
  • Cutting Supervisor/Master;
  • Pattern Cutter/Master;
  • Quality Controller;
  • Textile Designer;
  • Garment Construction
  • Technologist;
  • Sample Maker;
  • Instructor;
  • Researcher;
  • Further education in Technical Teacher Training at Degree or Diploma level;
  • Self employment

Objectives of Clothing Technology

This Clothing Technology KNEC diploma program equips candidates with the appropriate knowledge of the correct techniques and the most ideal machinery to be used in the production of any garment.

Students learn all the theoretical as well as practical aspects of the process. 

Entry requirements for Clothing Technology

  • Passed relevant craft course Or
  • KCSE mean grade C- (minus) Or
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC

Colleges offering Clothing Technology

Clothing Technology

Eldoret Aviation Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Clothing Technology

Thika College of Excellence
Kiambu County