Plumbing (Artisan)

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Plumbing (Artisan) programme

Plumbing is the system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building. Plumbers work to maintain and install plumbing systems.

This plumbing technology course is a vocational certificate program that will train students entering the plumbing field.

The program will demonstrate the knowledge of both commercial and residential plumbing practices.

Students will gain knowledge in safety, tools, plumbing codes, trade mathematics, construction drawings, isometric drawings, specifications and employability.

Upon completion of this program, students should feel confident starting their career.

Objectives of Plumbing (Artisan)

This Plumbing Technology course is ideally suited for persons who wish to learn how to install and maintain plumbing systems as well as tradesmen involved in the construction industry.

This course provides the opportunity for participants to install and maintain simple systems of hot and cold water supply; drain, waste and ventilation systems through a combination of lectures and laboratory workshop sessions.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Understanding the history of plumbing and the health and safety practices involved
  • Identifying and using various equipment and materials used in plumbing
  • Installing water supply, drain, waste and vent systems
  • Testing and maintaining installed systems

Entry requirements for Plumbing (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 Plumbing (Artisan)

Plumbing (Artisan)

St. Dominic’s TATI
Kiambu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training
Kisumu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Kaiboi Technical Training Institute
Nandi County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Michuki Technical Training Institute
Muranga County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Beacon Technical Training Institute
Kajiado County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Koshin Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Gatanga Technical Vocational College
Muranga County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Uwezo College
Machakos County

Plumbing (Artisan)

African Institute of Research and Development Studies (AIRADS)
Nairobi County

Plumbing (Artisan)

The Serenity College
Nakuru County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Transafric Accountancy and Management College
Kiambu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Christian Industrial Training Center Mombasa
Mombasa County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST)
Nakuru County

Plumbing (Artisan)

The Kabete National Polytechnic
Nairobi County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Comboni Polytechnic
Nakuru County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (kips)
Nairobi County

Plumbing (Artisan)

North Rift Institute of Management Studies
Uasin Gishu County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Nairobi County

Plumbing (Artisan)

Katine Technical Training Institute
Machakos County