Diploma in Bakery Technology(KNEC)

Diploma in Bakery Technology(KNEC)-This course is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to perform as a baker. AIRADS College introduce you to bakery technology techniques

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

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

  • baker

Career Progression

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


Course Duration

This course takes an average of 6 terms (2 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 C- (minus) & 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

Course Outline

Module I

  • Bread Making¬† I
  • Confectionery I
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Mathematics
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Life Skills
  • Occupational Safety & Precautions

Module II

  • Bread Making ¬†II
  • Confectionery II
  • Bakery Plant and Equipment
  • Baking Control
  • Communication Skills
  • Trade Project Orientation
  • Business Plan

Module III

  • Business Plan
  • Bread and Confectionery Making III
  • Principles and Practice of Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Human Relations
  • Research Project



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