Textile Technology

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Textile Technology programme

This diploma in textile technology course equips students with adequate knowledge to conduct basic research, analyse and implement systems and policies, and combine a wide range of clothing related technological knowledge, skills and experience with a specialised area of clothing technology.

The course is suitable for those who want to know the princilples of engineering with specific knowledge of the textile equipment and processes.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates find employment in the clothing industry in areas such as work study, human resource management and training, production organisation, cutting room and quality management, marketing and general clothing
  • Graduates also find jobs in design, development and manufacture of products in a variety of applicaiton such as aerospace, medicine, architecture, automotive, apparel, sports and many others.

Objectives of Textile Technology

The diploma in textile technology course deals with the application of scientific and engineering principles to the design and control of all aspects of fibre, textile and apparel processes, products and machinery. After this course one will be able to judge the fabric quality and the machinery best suited for it.

The course emphasizes the development of the technical man power required at various levels and by different sectors of the textile industry.
After successful completion of the diploma in textile technology, the students will have complete technical knowledge and the skills for the jobs in the textile industry.

Entry requirements for Textile Technology

The minimum entry requirements for the diploma in textile technology course are:-

  • Pass in relevant Craft Course, or;
  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), or;
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.

Colleges offering Textile Technology

Textile Technology

Prudential International School of Professional Studies
Nakuru County

Textile Technology

Jodan College of Technology
Kiambu County

Textile Technology

Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies (rvibs)
Nakuru County

Textile Technology

Nakuru Training Institute (NTI)
Nakuru County

Textile Technology

Beauty Point college
Nairobi County

Textile Technology

Beacon Technical Training Institute
Nairobi County

Textile Technology

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

Textile Technology

High Seas Training Institute
Nairobi County

Textile Technology

Muguga Vocational Training Centre
Kiambu County

Textile Technology

Mwangaza College
Nakuru County