Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 120 hours

About Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan) programme

Masonry is the building of structures from individual units, which are often laid in and bound together by mortar; the term masonry can also refer to the units themselves.

In this Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan) program you will learn foundational elements for residential and commercial construction projects using a variety of bricks and blocks. In addition to focusing on the basics of bricklaying, you will also learn how to install tiles in both indoor and outdoor living spaces that include living areas, bathrooms, kitchen, laundry areas, and outdoor spaces.

Masonry Construction provides the opportunity to develop the skills of a proficient mason, from the simple spreading of mortar to the complex construction of an inside fireplace. These skills are developed by practice projects, which are preceded by theory lectures and demonstrations.

Objectives of Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

This Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan) NITA course is a skill upgrading course targeting workers in formal or informal industry ie manufacturing and processing industries, Jua kali, NGOs, counties, parastatals etc.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • constructing and repairing walls, arches, foundations, and partitions
  • interpreting plans
  • measuring
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Entry requirements for Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

KCPE or equivalent

Colleges offering Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

The Serenity College
Laikipia County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Busia Vocational Training Center
Tana River County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Matuu Vocational Training Center
Kiambu County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Kisii County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
Nakuru County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Mbugiti Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Sensei Institute of Technology
Laikipia County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Chwa Youth Polytechnic
Makueni County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Mioro Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kadongo Vocational Training Center
Makueni County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Mukuru Skills Training Center
Baringo County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Baringo County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kioge Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Gacharage Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Kiambu County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Elgeyo-Marakwet County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kamunganga Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Kiwanja Vocational Training Center
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Wanjohi Youth Polytechnic
Nandi County

Masonry Tiling Block making Artisan

Makuyu Vocational Training Center
Nandi County