Electrical Installation

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 5 terms

About Electrical Installation programme

This NITA Certificate in Electrical Installation course is designed to equip electrical Craft person with the competencies required to plan, install, test, maintain and repair different types of electrical installations. The activities involved include the installation types ranging from domestic to commercial of the single-phase type.

This course offers learning opportunities on the manual skills to wire and installs Electrical systems, plus the practical knowledge to support, explain, and troubleshoot a wide variety of electrical projects.

The Certificate in Electrical Installation course is ideally suited for anyone who wants to learn the basics of electrical installation and to develop the technical skills required to undertake basic electrical maintenance.

Graduates of this Electrical Installation Certificate course pursue careers as construction electricians, photovoltaic installation technicians, controls engineers, and more.

Objectives of Electrical Installation

Electrical Installation Certificate graduates will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the various types and sizes of cables used in residential electrical installations and being able to select the appropriate cable for a particular application.
  • Perform basic practical competencies in electrical installation including stripping of conductors, bending of conduits, installation of trunking, wiring of plugs and outlets.
  • Interprete various wiring schematic diagrams and connect simple lighting and power circuits such as one-way, two –way and intermediate switching circuits, distribution panel with receptacle outlets, photocell controlled lighting circuit.
  • Identify and applying various regulations as it applies to electrical installation and using the multi-meter tester to perform various circuit tests (polarity, continuity, voltage).

Entry requirements for Electrical Installation

KCSE Mean Grade D-(Minus) or equivalent

Colleges offering Electrical Installation

Electrical Installation

St. Joseph The Worker Thuita VTC
Kiambu County

Electrical Installation

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Electrical Installation

Diani Vocational Training Center
Kwale County

Electrical Installation

Rene Descartes Training Institute
Nairobi County

Electrical Installation

Makongeni Educational Vocational Training Centre
Nairobi County

Electrical Installation

Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
Nandi County

Electrical Installation

Tumaini Innovation Vocational Training Center
Uasin Gishu County

Electrical Installation

Mtongwe Vocational Training Center
Mombasa County

Electrical Installation

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County

Electrical Installation

Kibaka Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Electrical Installation

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Electrical Installation

Katito Youth Polytechnic
Kisumu County

Electrical Installation

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Electrical Installation

Railway Training Institute (RTI)
Nairobi County

Electrical Installation

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Electrical Installation

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Electrical Installation

Kitambo Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Electrical Installation

Juja Farm Vocational Training Center
Kiambu County

Electrical Installation

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Electrical Installation

Nairobi Industrial Institute
Nairobi County