Certificate in Electrical Installation

Certificate in Electrical Installation(KNEC) is designed for students who wish to acquire what are considered to be the most important skills necessary for today’s demanding electrical positions.

This is an entry level program that is designed to introduce the student to Certificate in Electrical Installation(KNEC) while equipping the student with practical skills that can be applied in the business world at an entry level.

Key Interest Skills required to pursue a career in this field

  • Planning skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Team spirit
  • Negotiation skills
  • Digital literacy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Integrity as a quality


Objective of this program is to prepare students to think critically and invent industry -based approaches to  Electrical Installation(KNEC) . Students get to understand the electrical  techniques and market expectations. In addition,they learn how to communicate effectively.

Why study this program
This program prepares one to job market at lower level.It also a bridge to the advance level in the field.

Careers Opportunities

  • Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: Electrician and Electrical Maintenance officer

Career Progression

After successful completion of Certificate in Electrical Installation(KNEC) ,a student can proceed for Diploma ,bachelor’s degree,master’s degree and Phd in related field.

Course Duration

This course takes an average of 4 terms (1 and half years ).

Mode of Study

  • Regular/full time
  • School based programme
  • Distance Learning
  • Weekend Classes
  • Part-time/Evening classes

Qualifications/Admission Requirements

  • KCSE aggregate Grade of D (plain) & Above,or any equivalent qualifications by KNEC

Examining Body


Course Requirements

The following requirements must be met for a student to qualify for KNEC exams in this course:

  • Must sit for at least 2 cats marked out of 30% ,and an end term exams marked out of 70% each term.
  • The candidate will be expected to proceed for industrial attachment as a requirement by KNEC for successful completion of the course.
  • A student must attend at least 80% of all the tutorial lectures.

KNEC Units

  1. ICT
  2. Entrepreneurship Education
  3. Applied Science
  4. Electrical principles 1
  5. Electronics
  6. Mathematics 1
  7. Technical Drawing
  8. Electrical installation Technology
  9. Solar installation systems
  10. Trade practice
  11. Course foundation and general information
  12. Workshop technology


  1. Communication skills
  2. Micro electronics
  3. Electrical principles II
  4. Mathematics II
  5. Electrical maintenance and fault diagnosis
  6. Workshop organization  and management
  7. Electrical installation II, Estimating and tendering
  8. Industrial machines and control
  9. Business plan
  10. Trade project
  • Communication Skills
  • Computing/ICT



September 2020 intake is in progress in all our campuses

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(1) Comment

  • Esther Kingif July 30, 2022 @ 6:56 pm

    Asking to join grade 1 course in electrical wiring

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