Plumbing Courses in Kenya and Admission Requirements


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:

  1. Kenya Water Institute


Admission Requirement—C- in KCSE

  1. Kenya Institute Of Highways & Building Technology

Craft Certificate in: – Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

Admission Requirement: At least D plain in KCSE

  1. 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.

Plumbing Metalwork
  • Safety in Workshop
  • Water Installation
  • Drainage Systems
  • Sanitary Installation
  • Solar Heating Systems
  • PPR Water Installation
  • Welding Fabrications
  • Gas Welding
  • Sheet Metalwork
  • General Fitting
  • Steel Structural Works

Website link:

  1. National Industrial Training Authority

Plumbing / Pipe Fitter

Admission Requirements: KCPE or equivalent

Duration:120 hrs—Evening or part time

Website link:

  1. Sensei Institute of Technology

Diploma in Plumbing and Drainage


National ID


2 months full time practical

Fee Structure:

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

Website link:

  1. Wote Technical Training Institute

Plumbing Certificate—3 Months

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