Fitter General

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 5 terms

About Fitter General programme

A Mechanical Fitter is responsible for fitting and assembling parts made from metal and other materials to make production machinery. 

This mechanical general fitter course is designed to equip the trainee with the requisite knowledge in the assembly and fitting of machine parts and industrial equipment. It prepares graduates to be engineering specialists who install, maintain and/or repair machines, plant, and equipment for a large variety of industries such as manufacturing, aeronautical, maritime, and mining, food processing and packaging industries.

A graduate of this NITA certificate program in General Fitting will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • measures and marks out work to be done
  • assemble and fit machined parts
  • tighten and adjust the fits/joins
  • clean and lubricate machine parts
  • troubleshoot and repair equipment/machinery
  • operate power machinery
  • inspect, maintain (service) and install machines
  • maintain equipment/machinery records

Entry requirements for Fitter General

KCSE Mean Grade D-(Minus) or equivalent

Colleges offering Fitter General

Fitter General

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Fitter General

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Fitter General

Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC)
Nairobi County

Fitter General

Rene Descartes Training Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General

NYS Vocational Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General

Kigumo Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Fitter General

Word of Faith Community College
Kiambu County

Fitter General

Waithaka Vocational Training Center
Kiambu County

Fitter General

Mugeka Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Fitter General

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Fitter General

Kangema Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Fitter General

Kanyaira Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Fitter General

Nairobi Industrial Institute
Nairobi County

Fitter General

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Fitter General

Carlile College
Nairobi County