Masonry (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Masonry (Artisan) programme

Masonry is an ancient trade, but to this day masons are highly valued and in-demand members of our workforce.

This KNEC masonry artisan certificate program will introduce you to the masonry trade including its history, the essential considerations of masonry materials, tools and equipment, as well as drawings and measurements used in the field.

This masonry certificate program promotes the trade of masonry through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the field of construction.

Objectives of Masonry (Artisan)

This Masonry certificate programs teach students basic and advanced bricklaying and masonry practices, as well as how to safely build and maintain stone, concrete, and brick structures. 

Some of the concepts taught include:

  • Basic bricklaying
  • Reading masonry diagrams and blueprints
  • Cleaning, pointing, and caulking
  • Masonry power tools
  • Stonework and other surfaces
  • Cost estimation

Entry requirements for Masonry (Artisan)

  • KCPE or
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC

Colleges offering Masonry (Artisan)

Masonry (Artisan)

Catholic Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Masonry (Artisan)

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Vihiga County

Masonry (Artisan)

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Masonry (Artisan)

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Masonry (Artisan)

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Masonry (Artisan)

Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind
Machakos County

Masonry (Artisan)

Koshin Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Masonry (Artisan)

Kipkabus Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Masonry (Artisan)

Katine Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Masonry (Artisan)

Eldoret College of Professional Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Masonry (Artisan)

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Masonry (Artisan)

Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training
Kisumu County

Masonry (Artisan)

Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI)
Nairobi County

Masonry (Artisan)

Kenya Israel Technical College
Machakos County

Masonry (Artisan)

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County