Diploma in Civil Engineering

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About Course

Building technology is the application of technology to the design and construction of buildings. It is a component of architecture and building engineering.

New materials and technologies generated new design challenges and construction methods throughout the evolution of building, especially since the advent of industrialization in the 19th century.

Building technology is related to the different elements of a building and their interactions; it is closely aligned with advances in building science.

This diploma in building technology aims to prepare the trainee for future employment in the building sector. The trainee should be able to work safely, accurately, and efficiently in the private and public building sector.

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Qualification Required

  • Mean grade of C- (MINUS) in KCSE and a Credit pass in Building Technology (stage I)
  • Mean grade of C (PLAIN) in KCSE and C- (MINUS) in Mathematics and English
  • KACE certificate with a subsidiary pass and credit in Mathematics and English in KCE
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Certification Body

Kenya National Examination Council(Apply Now!)

Certificate Awarded

Diploma Certificate in Building Construction and Civil Engineering(Apply Now!)

Expertise Gained

Students can be employed in ever growing construction industry, and civil Engineering industry. Potential employers include real estate development companies, building and construction companies, ministry of works, Kenya National Highways Authority, Standard Gauge Railway Project. 

Graduates can also pursue careers in research institutions or further their studies in building and civil engineering in higher institutions

By the end of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Survey a construction site
  • Understand Structural design & Architectural design
  • Understand the basic tenets of Civil and Building construction
  • Understand road design and construction
  • Manage construction works
  • Conduct measurements of construction works
  • Understand Costing of construction works
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Possible Careers you can pursue

  1. Construction Project Manager 
  2. Construction Project Supervisor
  3. Building construction worker 
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Financing Options Available

The following are various financing options available for the program.

  • Self-Sponsorship
  • Government Funded Sponsorship program
  • State financed loans from the Higher Educations Loan board
  • Local authority bursary programs (usually in conjunction with a development partner)
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Average Duration of the Course

3 modules (24 Months) • Module I (1 year) • Module II (6 months) • Module III (6Months)

Course Units

Average Course Fee

Averagely KES 25,000 – 30,000 per module

Course Application Process

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