Printing Technology

Certificate program (KNEC)

Certificate 2 years

About Printing Technology programme

Printing Technology is one of the fields in engineering courses which deals with printing press operations, design and creation. At present, printing technology is non-impact and mostly makes use of computers.

Printing technology students learn how to reproduce text and image, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. The course is solely dedicated to the management of the jobs concerned with printing in a printing press.

Career prospects:

  • Repair and Maintenance Technicians in printing industry,
  • Machine operators in printing industry,
  • Instructor in Vocational Training Centres

Progression path:

  • Diploma in Printing Technology

Entry requirements for Printing Technology

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.

Colleges offering Printing Technology

Printing Technology

Subukia Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Printing Technology

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

Printing Technology

Eldoret Technical Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Printing Technology

Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping (kism)
Nairobi County