Certificate in Building Technology

This course is intended to equip trainees with knowledge and skills in the technology and management of the building industry.

Students are taught constructing, deconstructing, reconstructing, renovating, altering, demolishing and maintaining or repairing building and construction works.


  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of D or the equivalent
  • Exam Body: KNEC

Course structure and modules

Module I

  • Information Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Building Construction I
  • Drawing
  • Carpentry
  • Construction Materials I
  • Site Management
  • Construction Plant
  • Building Construction Practice

Module II

  • Communication Skills
  • Mathematics II
  • Building Construction II
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Building Services
  • Joinery & Construction Materials II
  • Building Construction Practice
  • Trade Project & Business Plan

Mode of study

  • Online
  • Part time
  • Regular

Career opportunities

  • Carpenters and Joiners
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Solid Plasterers
  • Wall and Floor Tilers

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You will be taught by enthusiastic staff with vast experience in their fields, experts who place great emphasis on preparing you for success in further study, in your career, and in life.