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)

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Catholic Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Kangemi Vocational Training Centre (KangemiVTC)
Nairobi County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Kiambu County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Ruiru College of Catering and Management Studies
Kiambu County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

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

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies (rvibs)
Nakuru County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Westford International Training College
Nairobi County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Ahmed Shahame Mwidani Technical and Vocational College
Mombasa County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Vihiga County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS)
Nairobi County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Kenya Coast National Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Nairobi County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Beacon Technical Training Institute
Kajiado County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Thika College of Excellence
Kiambu County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Food Processing Technology (Artisan)

Regional Centre of Management
Nairobi County