Diploma in Welding and Fabrication

This course is designed with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform various tasks in Weldng at the same time prepare the trainee for further studies.

The graduate of the course will be able to design, fabricate and market engineering products while uploading the professional standards.


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

Course structure and modules

Module I

  • Information Communication Technology
  • Communication Skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mechanical Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Engineering Drawing
  • Fabrication and Welding Technology
  • Materials and Metallugy I
  • Metal Technology and Joining Processes I

Module II

  • Industrial Organization and Management
  • Strength of Materials & Mechanics of Machines
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Engineering Drawing and Design
  • Fabrication and Welding Technology
  • Materials and Metallurgy II
  • Metal Technology and Joining Processes II

Module III

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Engineering Mathematics III
  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Fabrication Technology
  • Welding Processes
  • Trade Project
  • Business Plan

Mode of study

  • Online
  • Part time
  • Regular

Career opportunities

  • Fabrication Welders
  • Boilermakers
  • Pipeline Welders and Pipefitters
  • Structural Iron and Steel Workers
  • Underwater Welders

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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.