Bandari Maritime Academy Courses and Fees Structure

This is a list of courses offered at Bandari Maritime Academy and their respective fees structure. Formerly know as Bandari College, Bandari Maritime Academy is a maritime training school located along Mikanjuni Road in Mombasa. The school through a gazette Notice No. 233 dated 28 November 2018 is mandated to develop academic and vocational skills and provide the maritime labor needed for sustainable growth of the Blue Economy.

Below is a list of courses offered at the institution with their qualifications and fee structure.

Marine Engineering 

1. Diploma in Marine Engineering 

Qualifications: KCSE C- or craft certificate in maritime engineering.

Duration: 3 years/ Module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 140,000 per module.

2. Certificate in Marine Engineering 

Qualifications: KCSE D plain

Duration: 2 years / module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 125,000 per module

Nautical Studies 

1. Diploma in Nautical Studies 

Qualifications: KCSE C- or certificate in nautical studies.

Duration: Duration: 3 years/ Module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 140,000 per module

2. Craft certificate in Nautical Studies

Qualifications: KCSE D plain

Duration: 2 years / module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 125,000 per module

Port  Operation and Logistics 

1. Diploma in Maritime Transport Logistics 

Qualifications: KCSE C- or certificate in maritime transport logistics

Duration: Duration: 3 years/ Module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 120,000 per module

2. Certificate in Maritime Transport Logistics 

Qualifications: KCSE D plain

Duration: 2 years / module – Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 95,000 per module

3. Foundation Diploma in Shipping 

Qualifications: KCSE C-

Duration: 6 Months of part-time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 45,000

Port Operation Equipment Courses 

1. Forklift and Empty Container Handler 

Qualifications: Passed KCPE, Valid driving License with BCE endorsement.

Duration: 6 Weeks Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 54,000

2.  Terminal tractor 

Qualifications: Must have a valid driving license with BCE and forklift endorsements

Duration: 8 Weeks Full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 75,000

3. Toploader/Reachstacker 

Qualifications: Must have a valid driving license with both forklift and terminal tractor endorsements.

Duration: 8 weeks full time

Tuition Fees: Ksh 130,000

Standard of Training Certification, Watchkeeping, and Ancillary 

1. Standard of training certification & watchkeeping

Qualifications: KCPE or serving seafarers ( STCW Ch.VI, Sect A, Table A – VI/1-1, 1-2, 1-3,1-4, AVI/5 & V1/6)

Duration: 10 days full time

Tuition: Ksh 35,000

2. Standard of training certification & watchkeeping- Revalidation

Qualifications: Serving seafarers ( STCW Ch.VI, Sect A, Table A – VI/1-1, 1-2, 1-3,1-4, AVI/5 & VI/6)

Duration: 5 days full time

Tuition: Ksh 20,000

3. Coxswain Level III

Qualifications: KCPE Pass or it’s equivalent Standard of training certification & watchkeeping course.

Duration: 20 days Full time

Tuition Fees; Ksh 135,000

Technical Courses

1. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Plant option

Qualifications: KCPE C- or craft certificate in nautical studies

Duration: 3 years/ module

Tuition Fees: Ksh 140,000

2. Diploma in electrical and electronics engineering power option

Qualifications: KCPE C- or craft certificate in nautical studies

Duration: 3 years. module

Tuition Fees: Ksh 140,000

3. Craft in Mechanical Engineering Plant option

Qualification: KCSE D Plain

Duration :  2 years / module

Tuition Fees: Ksh  125, 000

4. Craft in electrical and electronics engineering power option

Qualification: KCSE D Plain

Duration :  2 years / module

Tuition Fees: Ksh  125, 000

5. Electrical Installation Grade III

Qualification: KCPE

Duration: 1 Year full time

Tuition: Ksh 75,000

6. Refrigeration and Air condition Grade III

Qualification: KCPE

Duration: 1 Year full time

Tuition: Ksh 75,000

7. Welding & Metal Fabrication (ARC Welding) Grade  III

Qualification: KCPE

Duration: 1 Year full time

Tuition: Ksh 75,000

8. Automotive Technology Grade III

Qualification: KCPE

Duration: 1 Year full time

Tuition: Ksh 75,000

9. Plumbing Grade III

Qualification: KCPE

Duration: 1 Year full time

Tuition: Ksh 75,000

10. Solar Technology T1

Qualification: Technicians /Craftsmen

Duration: 2 weeks full time

Tuition: Ksh 47,000

11. Solar Technology 2

Qualification: T1

Duration: 2 weeks full time

Tuition: Ksh 47,000

Please note that the fees are subject to change. Contact the school using the avenues below for fee policies and payments.

Bandari Maritime Academy Contacts

Location: Mikanjuni Rd, Mombasa

Phone: + 254 111 773 811, +254412112999

Email: info@bma.ac.ke