List of Courses Offered at The Nyeri National Polytechnic

This is a list of courses offered at The Nyeri National Polytechnic. It is one of the 10 national polytechnics in Kenya mandated to offer middle-level technical training. The TVET institution is located along Mumbi Road within the Nyeri Municipality sub-county.

The Nyeri National Polytechnic offers short term, certificate, diploma, and higher diploma courses as listed below.

1. Diploma Courses Offered at The Nyeri National Polytechnic.

  Course Entry Requirements
1. Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
2. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Power Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
3. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Eng. (Telecommunications Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
4. Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
5. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option)
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
6. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option)
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
7. Higher Diploma in Building & Civil Engineering
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
8. Diploma in Building Technology
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
9. Diploma in Civil Engineering
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
10. Diploma in Quantity Surveying
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
11. Higher Diploma in Applied Biology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
12. Higher Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
13. Diploma in Applied Biology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Biology/Biological sciences.
14. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean Grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (Minus) in Chemistry/Physical Sciences.
15. Diploma in Food Technology
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
Mean grade C- (minus) preferably with C- (minus) in Chemistry and Biology
16. Higher Diploma in Automotive Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
17. Diploma in Automotive Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
18. Diploma in Construction Plant Engineering
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
19. Diploma in Tourism Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
20. Diploma in Food & Beverage Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
21. Diploma in Catering & Accommodation Management
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
22. Diploma in Credit Management
(BUSINESS STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
23. Diploma in Information Communications Technology
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
24. Diploma in ICT
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
25. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
(HEALTH SCIENCES)
Mean grade C (Plain) with C (Plain) in Mathematics/Physics, English/Kiswahili, Chemistry and Biological Sciences.
26. Diploma in Medical Engineering
(HEALTH SCIENCES)
Mean grade C-
27. Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing Tech.
(FASHION DESIGN & BEAUTY THERAPY)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
28. Higher Diploma in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
29. Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
30. Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
31. Higher Diploma in Entrepreneurship
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Diploma or Degree from a recognized Institution
32. Diploma in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
33. Diploma in Sales and Marketing
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
34. Diploma in Supplies Chain Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
35. Diploma in Human Resource Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
36. Diploma in Co-Operative Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
37. Diploma in Accountancy
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
38. Diploma in Project Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
39. Diploma in Secretarial Studies
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
40. Diploma in Library & Information Studies
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate
41. Diploma in Community Dev. & Social Work
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
Mean grade C-(minus) or Craft Certificate

2. Certificate Courses 

  Course Entry Requirements
1. Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option)
(ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
2. Certificate in Agricultural Mechanic
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
3. Certificate in Tour Guiding Operations
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain
4. Certificate in Tour Guiding and Travel Operations
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain
5. Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
6. Certificate in Welding and Fabrication
(MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
7. Certificate in Building Technology
(BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
8. Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
9. Certificate in Construction Plant Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
10. Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
(AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING)
KCSE D Plain
11. Artisan in Electrical Installation
(ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Open
12. Artisan in Electronics
(ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING)
Open
13. Certificate in Science Lab. Technician
(APPLIED SCIENCES)
KCSE D Plain
14. Certificate in Food & Beverage Production & Service
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain
15. Certificate in Catering and Accomodation
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain
16. Artisan in Food & Beverage
(HOSPITALITY & TOURISM)
KCSE D Plain
17. Certificate in Information Communication Technology
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
KCSE D Plain
18. Certified Information Communication Technologist
(COMPUTER SCIENCE & NETWORKING)
KCSE D Plain
19. Certificate in Accounts and Management Skills CAMS Level I,II
(BUSINESS STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain
20. Certificate in Fashion Design & Clothing Tech.
(FASHION DESIGN & BEAUTY THERAPY)
KCSE D Plain
21. Certificate in Secretarial Studies
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
22. Certificate in Sales and Marketing
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
23. Certificate in Business Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
24. Certificate Supply Chain Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
25. Certificate Co-Operative Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
26. Certificate Human Resource Management
(BUSINESS DEPARTMENT)
KCSE D Plain
27. Certificate in Library & Information Studies
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain
Certificate in Community Development & Social Work
(LIBERAL STUDIES)
KCSE D Plain

3. Short Term Courses

  Course Entry Requirements
1. Motor Vehicle Mech/Electrician (Grade III, II, I)
(NITA)
None
2. Panel Beating (Grade III, II, I)
(NITA)
None
3. Spray Painting (Grade III,II,I)
(NITA)
None
4. Accounting Technician Diploma(Be Registered With KASNEB)
(KASNEB)
KCSE C-
5. CPA Part I – III(Be Registered With KASNEB)
(KASNEB)
ATC Final OR C+ With C+ Eng & Maths
6. Cooperative Societies Extension Education None
7. Solar Power Installation Technician T1 & T2
(KEREA)
None
8. Electrical Wireman. Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
None
9. Artisan in Plumbing-Plumber Pipe Fitter Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
None
10. Artisan in Masonry Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
None
11. Electrical Fitter Grade 3, 2, 1
(NITA)
None
12. Industrial Motor Rewinding
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
None
13. Motor Starters Design & Fabrication
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
None
14. Amplifier Design and Fabrication
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
None
15. Electronics Repair
(The Nyeri National Polytechnic)
None
16. ICDL(International Computer Driving Licence)
(ICDL Certificate)
None
17. Certified Secretaries
(KASNEB)
KCSE C+
18. Driving Course
(NTSA)
None
19. Certified Credit Professionals (CCP)
(KASNEB)
KCSE C+
20. Certified Investment and Financial Analyst
(KASNEB)
KCSE C+
21. Certified Procurement and Supply Professionals
(KISM)
KCSE C+
22. Cisco IT Essentials
(Cisco)
None
23. Cisco CCNA 1, 2, 3, 4
(Cisco)
None
24. Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
(NITA)
None
25. Automotive Engineering Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
26. Automotive Engineering Level 5
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE D or its Equivalents
27. Office Assistant Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE D or its Equivalents
28. Office Assistant Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE D or its Equivalents
29. Insurance Studies Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
30. Front Office Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
31. Food & Beverage Sales Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
32. Food Production & Beverage Culinary Arts Technician 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
33. Housekeeper Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
34. Fashion DesignTechnology Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
35. Motor Cycle Mechanic
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
36. Lathe Machine Operator
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
37. Manual Metal Arc Welding
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
38. Simple Automation
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
39. Electrical Installation Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
40. Electrical Installation Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
41. Plumbing Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
42. Masonry Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
43. Security Guard Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents
44. Dairy Processing Level 4
(CDACC/CBET)
KCSE or its Equivalents
45. Hairdressing and Beauty Level 3
(CDACC/CBET)
KCPE or its Equivalents

The Nyeri National Polytechnic Contacts

Phone: +254 724 477 942, 0612032330

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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