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Science Laboratory Technology


Science Laboratory Technology is a 2 years Certificate examined by KNEC.

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About Science Laboratory Technology

This Science Laboratory course is intended to equip you with the knowledge and operative skills necessary to support the work of professionals in Science Laboratory.

In this course, concepts of Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, Communication Skills and Information Communication Technology (ICT) skills have been included to allow graduates to be prepared to work efficiently and effectively in the current world of work.

The course prepares graduates to secure gainful employment in laboratories within Industries, Scientific Research, and Educational institutions.

Entry requirements for Science Laboratory Technology

  • Passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with minimum grade of D+ (plus) and in addition a minimum grade of D+ (plus) in each of the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Biology or Biology Science, Chemistry or physical sciences.
  • Passed a relevant craft course
  • Any other equivalent qualifications approved by the Kenya National Examination Council

Institutions offering Science Laboratory Technology


Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Private College Thika Town

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences (TSMHS) is a leading private technical training institution registered by the Ministry of Education, and also registered and licensed by the...

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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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Technical University of Kenya

Public University Starehe

The Technical University of Kenya (TU-K) was established through the elevation of The Kenya Polytechnic University College (KPUC) to full university status.TU-K was established as the first Technical...

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The Nyeri National Polytechnic

National Polytechnic Nyeri Town

The Nyeri National Polytechnic was a middle-level national Technical Learning Institute established under the Ministry of Science and Technology offering a variety of courses to K.C.S.E graduates at...

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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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PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute

Public College Likoni

The Paramount Chief Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute (PCKTTI) is a public institution of higher learning under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.PCKTTI is situated in a serene...

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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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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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Tracom College

Private College Nakuru Town East

Tracom College endeavors to meet the following goals of the National Education through the different programs it offers in Business, Legal, Health and Applied Sciences and Information and...

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Rift Valley Technical Training Institute

Public College Soy

Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) is committed to providing quality Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) that is innovative, competency oriented and research based that shall...

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The Eldoret National Polytechnic

National Polytechnic Soy

The Eldoret National Polytechnic has recorded tremendous growth in the development of middle-level training as an institution since inception. It has continually fulfilled its mandate in training young...

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Objectives of Science Laboratory Technology

This Science Laboratory course prepares graduates to secure gainful employment in laboratories within Industries, Scientific Research, and Educational institutions.

Upon completing this science Laboratory Certificate programme, the graduand should be able to:

  • Set and lay-out Science Laboratory apparatus and equipment
  • Carry out qualitative and quantitative laboratory investigations
  • Have a proper response to any kind of hazard in the science laboratory.

Science Laboratory Technology - Programme

This Science Laboratory Certificate programme is a two-year course whose curriculum will be offered in a modular form where module I is a prerequisite for Modula II. The industrial attachment will be after Module I.

The two modules are:

  • Craft Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology Module I
  • Craft Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology Module II

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