Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Food Processing Technology (Artisan) programme

The Food Processing Technology Artsian certificate program is designed to enable the trainee to utilize locally available resources to process and preserve specific food products. Upon completion, the trainee will be qualified to work in food processing industries in production capacity, perform middle supervisory functions, or venture into entrepreneurship in the food industry.

Upon graduating, Artsian certificate graduate in food processing technology can work as:

  • A waiter / witress
  • Chef

Progression path:

  • Craft Certificate in Food Processing Technology

Objectives of Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

The main objective of the food processing technology vocational certificate course is to equip the trainee with knowledge, practical skills, and attitudes that enables him/her to perform relevant duties in the food industry.

Specifically, it is expected that at the end of the course, the trainee should be able to:

  • Operate common types of food processing equipment and machinery.
  • Choose appropriate raw materials and equipment for processing.
  • Apply the principles of food processing and preservation in any food industry.
  • Have a good foundation for further training in food processing industry

Entry requirements for Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

  • KCPE Certificate, or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

The duration for the course is 2 years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.

Colleges offering Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI)
Baringo County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Uwezo College
Kiambu County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Baringo County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Nandi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Makueni County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Katito Youth Polytechnic
Makueni County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies (ICS)
Baringo County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Kisii County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST)
Laikipia County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Nakuru Teachers Training College
Laikipia County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Aberdare Institute of Business and Catering
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Thika Institute of Business Studies (tibs)
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Thika College of Excellence
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

ACK Bishop Muge College
Nakuru County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Baringo County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Adept College of Professional Studies
Laikipia County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute
Baringo County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Kangari Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Food Processing Technology Artisan

Mwangaza College
Laikipia County