Diploma in Building Technology

Diploma in building technology is intended to develop middle level cadre in building field.

The programmers to provide the trainee with knowledge, skills and attributes to enable him or her to work in the industry competently as a supervisor of works on site and also to be compute measurement and cost of construction works.


  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of Cā€“ or the equivalent
  • Exam Body: KNEC

Course structure and modules

Module I

  • Communication skills
  • Life skills
  • Information communication technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mathematical I
  • Physical science
  • Construction materials
  • Workshop technology I (mechanical
  • Technical drawing
  • Geotechnology1
  • Construction plant and equipment
  • General building and construction i
  • Surveying I
  • Structures

Module II

  • Mathematics II
  • Geotechnology II
  • Concreate technology II
  • Workshop technology II (electrical)
  • General building construction ii
  • Structures II
  • Surveying II
  • Measurements of building works
  • Estimating and costing I
  • Building and Drawing CADI
  • Building construction project design portfolio
  • Construction management

Module III

  • Mathematics II
  • General Building Construction II
  • Surveying II
  • Structures II
  • Construction Management II
  • Estimating and Costing II
  • Building Services
  • Building Drawing and Cad II
  • Building Construction Project Design Portfolio II

Mode of study

  • Online
  • Part time
  • Regular

Career opportunities

  • Building control surveyor
  • Building services engineer
  • Building surveyor
  • Construction manager
  • Facilities manager
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Site engineer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Architectural technologist
  • Further education teacher
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Management consultant
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Town planner

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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.