Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunications)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunications) programme

This course is a combination of electrical and electronic technologies. Graduates with a certificate in electrical and electronics technology certificate 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.

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

Career Opportunities

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

Objectives of Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunications)

This certificate course in electrical and electronics engineering equips graduates with both practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of electrical and electronics engineering and seeks to equip students with hands on skills and knowledge in the field of electrical engineering.

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • To understand mathematical concepts relevant to electrical and electronics engineering field.
  • To understand general engineering concepts and perform electrical and electronics systems installations.
  • To appreciate the role of ICT in engineering.
  • To be able to service, maintain and repair electrical and electronics appliances and systems.

 

    Entry requirements for Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunications)

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

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

    Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunications) Course Subjects

    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 (Telecommunications)

    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Prudential International School of Professional Studies
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Mwambiti Vocational Training Center
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Thika Technical Training Institute (TTTI)
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Machakos Medical and Technical Training College
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Kitambo Vocational Training Center
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Kinango Technical and Vocational College
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Michuki Technical Training Institute
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Railway Training Institute (RTI)
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Nakuru Teachers Training College
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Eldoret College of Professional Studies
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    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC)
    County

    Electrical and Electronic Technology Telecommunications

    African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS)
    County