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Plumbing is a 2 years Certificate examined by KNEC.

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About Plumbing


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.

Students in this plumbing technology program learn how to design, install, and repair residential and commercial plumbing systems and hydronic heating systems. Some of the skills acquired are joining different types of piping materials, reading blueprints, and installing and repairing boilers, plumbing fixtures, faucets, and water heaters.

Employment opportunities in the plumbing and pipe-fitting industries include:

  • Installation of plumbing and heating systems in new buildings.
  • Installation and maintenance of plumbing, heating, and piping systems for industries, public utilities, or government agencies.
  • Self-employment is another option.

Many graduates become self-employed plumbers after completing their apprenticeships.

Entry requirements for Plumbing


The Minimum Entry Requirements are:

  • KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain), or;
  • Pass in a relevant Artisan course, or;
  • An Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

The duration for the course is two (2) years which includes a compulsory industrial attachment.
This program is examined by KNEC at the end of the two years training period.

Institutions offering Plumbing


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Eldoret Technical Training Institute

Private College Soy

Eldoret Technical Training Institute (ETTI) is a modern and dynamic educational institution with strong traditions in both higher and vocational education. (ETTI), prepares students for successful careers, responsible...

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Jodan College of Technology

Private College Thika Town

Jodan College of Technology is one of the leading higher education institutions with an exciting approach to tertiary education and training. Jodan College of Technology boasts modern state-of-the-art...

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Thika Institute of Business Studies

Private College Thika Town

Thika Institute of Business Studies (TIBS) is a middle-level college situated in Thika Town, Kiambu. TIBS is committed to quality interdisciplinary curriculum delivery that focuses on both academics...

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Machakos Institute of Technology

Private College Machakos Town

Machakos Institute of Technology (MIT) is a Community-focused, development-oriented, technical training Institution, without any Governmental, Religious or political affiliation.From the time of inception, the institution has distinguished itself...

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Juja Farm Vocational Training Center

Private College Juja

Juja Farm Vocational Training Center offers training in technical courses in Electrical Engineering, Motor Vehicle Engineering, I.C.T, Fashion Designing, Hair Dressing & Beauty, Food Technology and Plumbing.

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Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training

Private College Kisumu East

Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training (KICD ?T) is a college focused on driving social change for community development. Kisumu Institute of Community Development Training offers an exceptional opportunity...

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Michuki Technical Training Institute

Public College Kangema

Michuki Technical Training Institute (MTTI) is committed to providing quality Technical, Vocational, and Entrepreneurial Training in a conducive environment, using appropriate technology to empower her trainees for individual...

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Christian Industrial Training Center Mombasa

Private College Mvita

Christian Industrial Training Center Mombasa is accredited as both a training and examination Centre under KNEC and NITA providing Technical, Industrial, Vocational, and Entrepreneurial training.

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Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

Public College Nakuru Town East

The Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) is a giant institution offering a total of over 42 different courses in Higher National Diploma, Diploma, Craft and...

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Comboni Polytechnic

Private College Gilgil

Comboni Polytechnic is a middle-level polytechnic of the Catholic Diocese of NakuruThe polytechnic adopts a unique multi-skills training system that blends training with production/services. This system enables our...

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Subukia Vocational Training Center

Private College Subukia

Subukia Youth Polytechnic is a technical institution that trains youths in Carpentry,Motor vehicle technology, ICT, Hairdressing and other courses.

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ACK Bishop Muge College

Private College Emgwen

ACK Bishop Muge College is a middle-level college, run and managed by the Anglican Church of Kenya. The College is situated in Kapsabet, Emgwen Constituency, Nandi county.

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Objectives of Plumbing


 Plumbing certificate students will be able to enter the plumbing industry with the knowledge needed to be successful in the plumbing trade.

A graduate of this program will be able to do the following:

  • Apply safety principles and demonstrate good work habits in the trade.
  • Use the hand and power tools of the trade.
  • Identify piping materials and install them using proper connections.
  • Use and apply trade terms and technical data.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and codes as they apply to the trade.
  • Layout, estimate, calculate and use mathematical skills as required in the trade.
  • Install, maintain, and repair plumbing, heating, and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the field.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write letters of application, memos, work orders, reports, and apply communication skills in the world of work

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