Fitter General - Artisan

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 5 terms

About Fitter General - Artisan programme

Mechanical fitters install, service and repair industrial machinery and equipment in a range of industries. some of these machinery include manufacturing equipment in factories and on production lines; transport equipment and machinery; office and laboratory equipment; aircraft maintenance equipment; as well as utilities and building services, such as lifts and escalators.

This mechanical general fitter artisan certificate course is designed to equip the trainee with the requisite knowledge in the assembly and fitting of machine parts and industrial equipment. It prepares students to work on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and computerised systems to guard against production delays or shut-down of systems. 

Specific roles of a fitter include:

  • installing pipework, valves, pumps, and motors
  • carrying out planned maintenance checks
  • finding and fixing faults
  • replacing worn parts and re-setting instrument controls
  • cleaning machinery
  • responding to emergency breakdowns, for example on a factory production line

Entry requirements for Fitter General - Artisan

KCPE cretificate

Colleges offering Fitter General - Artisan

Fitter General - Artisan

Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC)
Nairobi County

Fitter General - Artisan

Kanyaira Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Fitter General - Artisan

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Fitter General - Artisan

Kigumo Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Fitter General - Artisan

Nairobi Industrial Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General - Artisan

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Fitter General - Artisan

Don Bosco Boys Technical Training Centre
Nairobi County

Fitter General - Artisan

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General - Artisan

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Fitter General - Artisan

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Fitter General - Artisan

Word of Faith Community College
Kiambu County

Fitter General - Artisan

Kangema Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Fitter General - Artisan

Rene Descartes Training Institute
Nairobi County