School of Electrical Engineering

Master the Science of Making and Managing an Electrical World.

School of Electrical Engineering

Diploma Courses

Exam body: KNEC
Duration: 9 Terms

Entry Requirements: Passed Craft course in Electrical installation OR KCSE (C- (Minus) & above

This course is competency based, designed with multiple skills to enhance trainee adaptability in the formal and informal employment.

Main objectives of the course:

  • Maintain electrical & electronic equipment
  • Interpret technical information/data for electrical installations and industrial machines
  • Apply Information, Communication, Technology in electronics and instrumentation system design and networking

Module I- Focus is on Electrical Installation Systems

  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electrical Engineering Principles
  • Electrical Installation Technology
  • Solar Installation Systems
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Electrical Measurements & Fault Diagnosis
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Mechanical & Physical Science
  • Materials, Processes & Workshop Practice
  • Communication & Life skills
  • Entrepreneurship

Module II- Focus is on Electrical Power Generation & Transmission

  • Electrical Drawing & Design
  • Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electric Circuit Analysis
  • Electrical Power Generation & Transmission
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analogue Electronics II
  • Control Systems
  • Business Plan

Module III- Focus on Industrial Machines & Controls

  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Industrial Organisation & Management
  • Electromagnetic Fields Theory
  • Electronic Power Transmission & Distribution
  • Estimating, Tendering, & Engineering Services Contracts
  • Microcontroller Technology
  • Trade Project
  • Machines & Utilization
  • Power Electronics

Award: KNEC Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Technology Engineering Power Option

Certificate Courses

Exam body: KNEC
Duration: 6 Terms
Entry Requirements: Passed Artisan course in Electrical installation OR KCSE D+ (Plus) & above

This course is designed to provide learners trainees with skills, knowledge and attitudes for the installation, operation, service and maintenance of electrical installation systems and basic electronic equipment.

Course Objectives:

  • Maintain electrical installations, machines and electrical & electronic equipment
  • Apply scientific and mathematical concepts to solve electrical problems
  • Observe environmental, health & safety regulations and requirements and codes of practice and standards when working
  • Demonstrate positive attitude towards self-employment

Course Outline

Module I

  • Course Foundation & General Information
  • Solar Installation Systems
  • Technical Drawing
  • Electrical Installation I
  • Electrical Principles I
  • Electronics
  • Applied Science
  • Mathematics
  • Workshop Technology
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship Education

Module II

Entry Requirement: Successful completion of Module I

  • Workshop Organisation and Management
  • Electrical Maintenance & Fault Diagnoses
  • Electrical Design Estimating & Tendering
  • Electrical Installation II
  • Industrial Machines & Controls
  • Mathematics II
  • Micro Electronics
  • Electrical Principles II
  • Communication & Life Skills
  • Business Plan
  • Trade Project

Award: KNEC Craft Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Technology Power Option

Exam Body: NITA
Duration: 4 Terms
Entry Requirements: KCPE
  • Electrical Wireman
  • Electronics Mechanics
Exam Body: NITA
Duration: 3 Terms
Entry Requirements: Grade 3
  • Electrical Wireman
  • Electronics Mechanics
Exam Body: NITA
Duration:2 Terms
Entry Requirements: Grade 2
  • Electrical Wireman
  • Electronics Mechanics

Artisan Courses

Exam Body: KNEC
Duration: 4 Terms
Entry Requirements: KCSE D- (Minus) or KCPE
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Geometry
  • Installation
  • General Studies
Frequently Asked Questions about School of Electrical Engineering

Well, considering electricity and technology are some of the building blocks of development today, there’re plenty of opportunities waiting for you.

We offer a range of short, certificate, diploma and artisan courses so that you can always find what’s right for you, no matter the entry level.

It can take from 6 months to over a year, depending on the course you choose, your entry level and whether you’re a full time or part time student.

Yes there are. We usually organize for our students to get practical skills at power generation plants and commercial or industrial facilities.

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