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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Artisan)


Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Artisan) is a 2 years Certificate examined by KNEC.

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About Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Artisan)

This refrigeration and air-conditioning certificate program trains students to design, install and maintain cooling systems in buildings like supermarkets, offices, schools, hospitals and food processing plants.

    Upon graduating with an NVCET certificate in refirgertaion and air conditioning, the trainees will be able to: 

    • survey buildings where cooling systems are to be fitted
    • discuss requirements with customers
    • prepare quotes for work
    • design and install systems
    • run quality checks to make sure systems are working properly and safely
    • diagnose and fix faults
    • plan maintenance

    Career prospects:

    Graduates of this program could cover one of two broad areas:

    • Refrigeration  designing, installing and maintaining cooling systems in places like supermarkets, restaurants, hospitals, food processing plants and factories
    • Air-conditioning – installing and servicing systems that control air quality, temperature and humidity inside offices, schools, leisure complexes and other modern buildings

    Progression path:

    • Craft Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Plant option)

    Entry requirements for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 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.

    Institutions offering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Artisan)


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    Kenya Coast National Polytechnic

    National Polytechnic Mvita

    Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, former Mombasa Technical Training Institute, is the only National Polytechnic in Coast region with the most comprehensive training packages and other first-class facilities. Kenya...

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    The Kabete National Polytechnic

    National Polytechnic Dagoretti South

    The Kabete National Polytechnic is a national university offering technical training in Kenya.The Kabete technical is located on Waiyaki Way near Uthiru market in Kiambu County.Kabete national polytechnic...

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    Eldoret College of Professional Studies

    Private College Soy

    Eldoret College of Professional Studies has provided education to the people of Rift valley for fifteen years now with a great success record. It has perfected its art...

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    Equip Africa Institute

    Private College Thika Town

    Equip Africa Institute is a TVET accredited institution committed to competence, innovation, and excellence. The Institute offers high-quality competency-based diploma and certificate programs in various disciplines.Founded in 2016,...

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