Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan) programme

This motor vehicle technology program is designed to offer students the opportunity to further their skills and experience within the automotive industry.

This course is for individuals who currently or would like to undertake mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.

Activities include the diagnose and repair of:

  • clutch systems,
  • final drivelines,
  • air-conditioning systems,
  • manual transmissions,
  • electronic compression engine systems,
  • fuel injection systems
  • steering and suspension systems,
  • along with selecting seals, bearings and gaskets and using workshop equipment.

In general, students learn how to install, maintain, repair and replace motor vehicle parts.

Career prospects:

  • motor vehicle mechanic,
  • panel beater,
  • spray painter
  • interior fittings

Progression path:

  • Craft Certificate in Motor Vehicle Technology

Objectives of Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

This motor vehicle technology certificate program promotes the trade of auto mechanics through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the motor vehicle industry.

Entry requirements for Motor Vehicle 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 Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Keveye Vocational Training Center
Vihiga County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Nyeri County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Gaitega Vocational Training Center
Muranga County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Kisauni Youth Polytechnic
Mombasa County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Kenya Christian Industrial Training Institute (KCITI)
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Thika Institute of Business Studies (tibs)
Kiambu County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

AIC Naivasha Technical Training Institute
Nakuru County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Kenya Israel Technical College
Machakos County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Rift Valley Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Thogoto Vocational Training Centre
Kiambu County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

St Joseph Vocational Training Center
Isiolo County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Kangemi Vocational Training Centre (KangemiVTC)
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Uthiru Vocational Training Center
Nairobi County

Motor Vehicle Technology (Artisan)

Muguga Vocational Training Centre
Kiambu County