Plumbing is one of the most marketable diploma course. I always advise Kenyans to select either plumbing or electrical engineering if they want to succeed as self-employed. Admission requirements for each university/college are different but the difference is small.
Here are universities offering the course and the admission requirements:
- Kenya Water Institute
PLUMBING & PIPE FITTING COURSE (1 ACADEMIC YEAR)
Admission Requirement—C- in KCSE
- Kenya Institute Of Highways & Building Technology
Craft Certificate in: – Plumbing and Pipe Fitting
Admission Requirement: At least D plain in KCSE
- St Kizito Vocational Training Institute
Plumbing and Metal Work
Plumbing and Metalwork is a two year course for both secondary and primary school leavers, it offers a great opportunity for young people who would like to have a hands-on career that can secure them a job in the labour market or as self employed. There are qualified instructors with a great experience who will help the trainees to acquire necessary knowledge through a journey.The following are the subjects covered.
Website link: http://www.stkizito.com/index.php/courses
- National Industrial Training Authority
Plumbing / Pipe Fitter
Admission Requirements: KCPE or equivalent
Duration:120 hrs—Evening or part time
Website link: https://www.nita.go.ke/nita-nairobi.html
- Sensei Institute of Technology
Diploma in Plumbing and Drainage
2 months full time practical
Students are required to pay Ksh 65,000 for boarders and Ksh 51,000 for day scholars.
Payments can also be done on a monthly basis; day scholars pay Ksh 25,500 and Boarders Ksh 32,500.
Monthly the first week.
NB: This fee applies to Kenyan Citizens. Non-citizen pay 20% extra on the fee charged.
Foreigners Fee Structure:
552 US Dollars for day scholars and for boarders.
- 2 Copies of your ID.
- 4 Passport sized Photos
- Blankets,Bed sheets, Toiletries, Plate, Cup, Spoon, Bucket etc (We provide meals)
- Fee deposit slip
- Wote Technical Training Institute
Plumbing Certificate—3 Months