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)

Kanyaira Youth Polytechnic
Muranga County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Severin Craftsman Training Centre
Mombasa County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Kadongo Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

The Serenity College
Nakuru County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Kioge Vocational Training Center
Kisii County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Chwa Youth Polytechnic
Kisumu County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Matuu Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Rene Descartes Training Institute
Nairobi County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Isovya Vocational Training Center
Makueni County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

St Joseph Vocational Training Center
Isiolo County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Ghazi Vocational Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Busia Vocational Training Center
Busia County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Wahundura Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Nairobi County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Makuyu Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Kipsamumgut Vocational Training Center
Kericho County

Masonry/ Tiling/ Block making (Artisan)

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County