Electrical and electronic Technology (power) Certificate

KNEC

Certificate 2 years

This certificate in electrical and electronics technology (power) course equips graduates with both practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of electrical and electronics engineering.

Overview

This course is a combination of electrical and electronic technologies. Graduates with a certificate in electrical and electronics technology can get employment in many industries, including, IT, telecommunications, manufacturing, automotive, power, electronics and construction among others. By the end of the course, a student is able to design electrical and electronic equipment.

Career Opportunities

  • Lab technicians
  • Hardware engineer
  • Web developer
  • Network architect
  • Electrical engineer

Objectives

This certificate in electrical and electronics technology (power) course equips graduates with both practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. It is a two semester structured programme undertaken within an academic year and seeks to equip students with hands on skills and knowledge in the field of electrical engineering.

Target Group

  • Students who wish to work as electrical engineers.
  • Students in a relevant engineering field or,
  • Professionals currently working in relevant occupations and who wish to acquire knowledge and skills in electrical engineering.
  • Studentswhowishtopursuehigherlevelsoflearninginelectricalengineering

 

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in electrical and electronics technology (power) course are:

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

Course content

Module I

  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Information communication technology
  • Course foundation and general information
  • Technical drawing
  • Mathematics I
  • Applied science
  • Workshop technology
  • Electrical principles I
  • Electronics
  • Electrical installations technology I
  • Solar installations systems

Module II

  • Life skills
  • Electrical principles II
  • Communication skills
  • Workshop organization and management
  • Mathematics II
  • Micro electronics
  • Electrical installations technology II
  • Electrical maintenance and fault diagnosis
  • Electrical design estimating and tendering
  • Industrial machines and controls
  • Business plan
  • Trade project

Colleges offering Electrical and electronic Technology power Certificate course

Eastlands College of Technology
Private College
Nairobi County
Beacon Technical Training Institute
Private College
Rongai Constituency
Christian Industrial Training College Thika
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
Equator Institute of Technology and Professional Studies
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
Thika Technical Training Institute
Public College
Thika Town Constituency
Carlile College
Private College
Nairobi County
Kenya Industrial Training Institute
Public College
Nakuru Town East Constituency
Bridge College
Private College
Nairobi County
Christian Industrial Training Centre
Private College
Nairobi County
East Africa Institute of Certified Studies
Private College
Nairobi County
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology
Public College
Nakuru Town East Constituency
Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Nakuru Town East Constituency

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the certificate in electrical and electronics technology (power) course are:

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

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