Food Technology

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Food Technology programme

The Food Technology diploma program is designed to enable the trainee to utilize locally available resources to process specific food products. Upon completion, the trainee will be qualified to work in food processing industries in production capacity, to carry out research, or venture into entrepreneurship in the food industry.

Upon graduating, the diploma graduate can work as:

  • A technician in food processing industry
  • Maintenance technician
  • Middle level management

Objectives of Food Technology

The main objective of the Food Technology diploma program is to equip the trainee with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to work in the Food processing 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 in industry.
  • Have a good foundation for further training in food processing industry

Entry requirements for Food Technology

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the Food Technology Diploma program must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:

  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) OR
  • a Pass in relevant Craft Course

Colleges offering Food Technology

Food Technology

The Eldoret National Polytechnic
Migori County

Food Technology

Katito Youth Polytechnic
Makueni County

Food Technology

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Baringo County

Food Technology

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Baringo County

Food Technology

Jodan College of Technology
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Migori County

Food Technology

Carlile College
Baringo County

Food Technology

Beacon Technical Training Institute
Baringo County

Food Technology

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Migori County

Food Technology

Aims College of Business and Technology (ACBT)
Baringo County

Food Technology

Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies (rvibs)
Laikipia County

Food Technology

Thika College of Excellence
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Kenya YMCA College of Agriculture and Technology
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Kivuli College
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Tracom College
Laikipia County

Food Technology

Prudential International School of Professional Studies
Laikipia County

Food Technology

Aberdare Institute of Business and Catering
Tharaka-Nithi County

Food Technology

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Baringo County

Food Technology

Mwangaza College
Laikipia County