Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option)

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option) course is designed to provide trainees with skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable them perform and manage tasks in Electrical Engineering and related fields or progress in further training.

The training shall be carried out in three levels; Module I, Module II and Module III. Candidates will be issued with a KNEC Certificate and Beacon Technical Training Institute certificate of competence upon successful completion of the course.


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

Course structure and modules


  • Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Course Foundations and General Information
  • Electrical Installation Technology I
  • Electrical Measurements and Fault Diagnosis
  • Materials, Processes and Workshop Practice
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Communication Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Physical Science
  • Mechanical Science
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Electrical Principles I
  • Solar Installation Systems
  • Analogue Electronics


  • Engineering Drawing and Design
  • Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Building Services and Protection
  • Electric Power Generation and Transmission
  • Digital Electronics
  • Control Systems
  • Business Plan
  • Electric Circuit Analysis
  • Engineering Mathematics II


  • Estimating, Tendering and Engineering Services Contracts
  • Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Industrial Organization and Management
  • Electromagnetic Fields Theory
  • Machines and Utilization
  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Microcontroller Technology
  • Power Electronics

Mode of study

  • Online
  • Part time
  • Regular

Career opportunities

  • Acoustic consultant
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Broadcast engineer
  • CAD technician
  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electronics engineer

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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.