Masonry (Artisan) Certificate


Certificate 2 years


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.


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

  • KCPE or
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC

Colleges offering Masonry Artisan Certificate course

Comboni Polytechnic
Private College
Gilgil Constituency
Kenya Institute of Professional Studies
Private College
Nairobi County

Entry requirements

  • KCPE or
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC

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