Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Certificate program (NITA)

Certificate 5 terms

About Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan programme

A motor vehicle mechanic is an artisan skilled in motor vehicle mechnics. Motor vehicle mechanics deal with the testing, servicing and repar of motor vehicles.

A motor vehicle mechanic certificate graduate will be able to:

  • Check and test mechanical systems such as engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems to locate defects and imperfections;
  • Identify the cause of the defect or malfunction and verify the diagnosis with the supervisor to determine whether the parts are repairable or should be replaced;
  • Repare or replace defective components or components using manual or mechanical tools;
  • Testing and adjusting components according to specifications to ensure proper operation;
  • Refill a report to record the defects and the work performed.

Possible career options of a vehicle mechanic include:

  • Apprentice mechanic, motor vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Construction of motor vehicles
  • Bus mechanic
  • Truck and transport vehicle mechanic
  • Mechanic, transmission
  • Automotive service technician
  • Automotive service technician
  • Motor vehicle repairer – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Truck trailer repairer

Entry requirements for Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

KCPE Certificate

Colleges offering Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Eastlands College of Technology
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Busia Vocational Training Center
Busia County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Ahero Vocational Training Center
Kisumu County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Kibaka Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Muteithia Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Don Bosco Boys Technical Training Centre
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Kangemi Vocational Training Centre (KangemiVTC)
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Mutisya Technical Training Institute
Machakos County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI)
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Tumaini Innovation Vocational Training Center
Uasin Gishu County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Mwamutsunga Vocational Training Center
Kilifi County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Mtongwe Vocational Training Center
Mombasa County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Makuyu Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Sagalla Vocational Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Marungu Vocational Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Bungule Vocatiojnal Training Center
Taita Taveta County

Motor Vehicle Mechanics - Artisan

Juja Farm Vocational Training Center
Kiambu County