List Of Courses Offered At Kenya Forestry College

This is a list of courses offered at Kenya Forestry College. Kenya Forestry College is a technical institution that serves as a training arm of the Kenya Forest Service, a parastatal within the Ministry of Environment & Forestry. The institution trains personnel required in the forest and closely related sub-sectors, and a paramilitary wing that trains forest rangers.

Kenya Forestry College is registered as a legally established Technical Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA). It is also registered as a member of the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS).

The college is located in Kericho County, Londiani Sub-County, about 4 kilometres from the main Nakuru-Kericho Highway.

Here is a list of courses offered at Kenya Forestry College.

Diploma Courses

1. Diploma In Forestry

Entry Requirements: Certificate in forestry, with Credit or Pass, and 2 years post qualification experience.

Duration: 1 year

Cost: Kshs 100,000 (residential), Kshs 68,000 (non-residential),  Application fee of Kshs 1,000

2. Diploma In Forestry (Direct entry)

Entry Requirements: KCSE C-

Duration: 2 years.

3. National Diploma In Environment Management

Entry Requirement: KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus)

Duration: 2 years

Certificate Courses

1. Certificate In Forestry

Entry Requirements: KCSE D+

Duration: 2 years

Cost: Kshs 150,000 (residential), Kshs 86,000 (non-residential), Application fees Kshs 1,000

2. Craft Certificate In Apiculture Management

Entry Requirement: KCSE Mean Grade D (plain)

Duration: 1 year

3. Artisan Certificate In Bee Hives and Bee Equipment

Entry Requirement: KCSE Mean Grade E

Duration: 6 months

4. Craft Certificate In Business Management

Entry Requirement: KCSE Mean Grade D (plain)

Duration: 1 year

5. National Vocational Certificate In Horticulture Nursery Management

Entry Requirement: KCPE

Duration: 3 months

6. Artisan Certificate In Carpentry And Joinery

Entry Requirement: KCPE

Duration: 3 months

Cost: Kshs 40,000 (residential), Kshs 28,500 (non-residential), Application fee of Kshs 500.

short Courses

1. Tree Nursery Management

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

2. Basic Computer Applications

Entry Requirement: KCSE D (plain)

Duration: 8 weeks

Cost: Kshs 10,000 (non-residential)

3. Sawmilling Technology

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

4. Saw Doctoring

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

5. Basic Logging Operations

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

6. Honey and Beekeeping Technology

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

7. Landscaping Technology

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

8. Managing Climate Change

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

9. Agroforestry and Community Development

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 2 weeks

Cost: Kshs 40,500 (residential)

10. Commercial Tea Growing

Entry Requirement: Basic literacy

Duration: 3 weeks

Cost: Kshs 58,500 (residential)

Kenya Forestry College Contacts

P.O Box 8-20203, Londiani

Tel: +254 0202 243 9901

Email: [email protected]

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