Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Metal Processing Technology (Artisan) programme

Metalcraft is a skilled trade and a craft in which the primary work performed entails the use of metals to create assemblies, individual parts as well as large scale structures.

A metal craftsman is a craftsperson or a worker skilled in metalwork.

This metal processing technology artisan certificate aims at instilling the following skills:

  • ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • ability to work in a team of other workers
  • technical skills in the field of metalwork
  • accuracy and precision
  • creativity

Metal craftsmen can find employment opportunities in various places such as metal processing companies, steel, and metal fabrication companies, construction companies, industrial maintenance, and repair sector, sheet metal companies.

With some industry experience, metal craftsmen can also apply their skills and creativity to launch their own businesses and become self-employed while creating employment opportunities to other unemployed youth

Career prospects:

  • Welder,
  • Fabricators of metal and steel structures

Progression path:

  • Craft Certificate in Mechanical engineering or Welding and Fabrication

Entry requirements for Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

  • KCPE Certificate, or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

The duration for the course is 2 years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.

Colleges offering Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Gaitega Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

St Joseph Vocational Training Center
Isiolo County

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

AIC Naivasha Technical Training Institute
Nakuru County

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Vihiga County

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Metal Processing Technology (Artisan)

Muguga Vocational Training Centre
Kiambu County