The Kisumu National Polytechnic Courses Offered, Minimum Requirements and Intakes 2020

The Kisumu National Polytechnic Courses Minimum Requirements and Intakes 2020
The Kisumu National Polytechnic Courses Minimum Requirements and Intakes 2020

Kisumu National Polytechnic is one of the best polytecnic in Kenya. The institution is located on the outskirts of Kisumu City, within Kisumu County, about 3 km east of the city centre and about 342 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city.

Academic courses are grouped into the following departments;

Here is a list of Courses Offered at The Kisumu National Polytechnic

1. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. EET 200 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Power Option)

 

 

KCSE Mean Grade C(Minus),D+ in Maths and Physics OR KNEC Craft  Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
2. TEL 200 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication Option) May and September

 

Module II and III May and Septembe

KNEC
3. EET 100 Craft Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Technology (Power Option KCSE Mean Grade D+, D Plain in Maths and Physic May and Septembe KNEC
4. TEL 100 Craft Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Technology (Telecommunication Option May and September KNEC

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT  (PART TIME COURSES

5. CEI 5 Electrical Installation KCSE Level 5 Mean Grade D May and Sept CDACC
6. EIT 540 Electrical Wireman and Fitter Trade III – I KCPE/KCSE Certificate 6 Months NITA
7. AET 500 Artisan Electrical Installation KCSE Mean Grade D- May And Sept KNEC

2. MECHANICAL  ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

S/NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. PDT 200 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option) KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus),D+ in Mathematics or Physics OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May and Sept

KNEC
2. PLT 200 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) KNEC
3. DME 200 Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering Mean Grade C- with D+ in Mathematics and Physics KNEC
4. PDT 100 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option) KCSE Mean Grade D+, D Plain in Mathematics or Physics May and September KNEC
5. CRA 5 Refrigeration and air conditioning KCSE Mean Grade D Level 5 (CBET) May and September CDACC
6. CME 3 Mechanical Engineering Technician (Production Option) Level 3 (CBET) Trade Test May and September CDACC
7. CMW 4 Manual metal arc Welding (CBET) KCSE Mean grade D- (Minus) May and September CDACC
8. CPE 6 Mechanical Plant engineering (CBET) KCSE Mean grade D- (Minus) May and September CDACC

MECHANICAL  ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES

9. POM 500 Certificate in Industrial Plant Operations & Maintenance Level 4 KCSE

 

 

May and Sept CDACC
10. RAC 100 Certificate in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning KCPE / KCSE Certificate May/Sept NVCET/KNEC
11. MWT 500 Certificate in Metal Work Processes Technology KCSE Mean Grade D+, D Plain in Maths or Physics May and Sept NVCET
12. ODFL 500 Fitter General KCPE/KCSE May and September NITA
13. ODFL 500 Electrical arc Welding KCPE/KCSE May and September NITA
14. ODFL 500 Gas Welding KCPE/KCSE May and September NITA
15. ODFL 500 Machine Operations KCPE/KCSE May and September NITA

3. AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/ DURATION EXAM BODY
1. AUE 200 Diploma in Automotive Engineering KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), D+ in Maths or Physics OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September KNEC
2. CPL 200 Diploma in Construction Plant Engineering Module II and III May and September KNEC
3. AUE 100 Certificate in Automotive Engineering KCSE Mean Grade D+, D Plain in Maths or Physics May and September KNEC
4. CAE 6 Automotive Engineering Level 6 KCSE Mean Grade C- (CBET) May and September CDACC

AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

5. CPB 500 Panel Beating KCPE 6 Months NITA
6. CSP 500 Spray Painting
7. CUP 500 Upholstery
8. CDE 500 Detailer
9. MVM 100 Artisan Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics KCPE or KCSE May and September KNEC
10. AGM 10 Artisan Certificate in Agricultural Mechanics

4. APPLIED SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE UNIT TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. PHM 200 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology (Pharmacy) KCSE Mean Grade C Plain; C Plain in Maths/Physics, C Plain in Chemistry, C Plain in Biology, C Plain in English/Kiswahili N/B University graduates who meet the minimum KCSE requirements are encouraged to apply May and September KNEC
2. MLS 200 Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
3. ENV 200 Diploma in Environmental Science and Technology KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) May and September  

KNEC

4. ACH 200 Diploma in Analytical Chemistry KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) May and September KNEC
5. APB 200 Diploma in Applied Biology KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) May and September KNEC
6. SLT 100 Craft Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology KCSE Mean Grade D Plain with a D (Plain) in Maths/Physics/Chemistry May and September KNEC
7. PET 200 Diploma in Petroleum and Geosciences KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) May and September KNEC
8. FSP 200 Diploma in Food Science And Processing Technology KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) May and September KNEC
9. AGR 200 Diploma in Agriculture KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) May and September KNEC
10. SRD 200 Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture And Rural Development KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) May and September KNEC
11. FSP 100 Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation Technology KCSE Mean Grade D Plain May and September KNEC

APPLIED SCIENCE DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

12. BLT 500 Bridging Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English SLT 100 who miss cluster requirements

KCSE

April, Aug, Dec

(3 sessions of 1 month each Months

TKNP
13. BRE 500 Bridging Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English KCSE 1 Year (May) Regular TKNP

KNEC

14. SLT 100 Certificate in Science Laboratory and Technology KCSE Mean Grade D D (Plain) in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry. April, Aug, Dec KNEC
15. DAC 200 Diploma in Analytical Chemistry KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) April, Aug, Dec KNEC
16. DAB 200 Diploma in Applied Biology KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) April, Aug, Dec KNEC
5. INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
S/NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. FBM 200 Diploma in Food and Beverage Management KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) May and September KNEC
2. HKL 200 Diploma in House Keeping and Laundry Management KNEC
3. NDT 200 Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus). English D+, Biology/Biological Sciences D+, Chemistry/Physical Sciences D, Physics D, Mathematics D, Home Science/Agriculture D, General Science D May and September

 

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
4. CAC 200 Diploma in Catering and Accommodation KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) May and September KNEC
5. FBM 100 Certificate in Food and Beverage KCSE Mean Grade D May and September KNEC
6. AFB 500 Artisan Food and Beverag KCSE Mean Grade D- May and September KNEC
7. CBT 500 Banking Technology Level 5 KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) (CBET) May and September (120 Credits) CDACC
8. CAC 100 Certificate in catering and Accommodation KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) May and September KNEC
INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)
9. IMT 510 Institutional Management Techniques in Cake Making& Decoration, Food & Beverage Production, House Keeping & Laundry KCSE Mean Grade D Plain 8 Weeks Every Month TKNP
6. BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. BDG 200 Diploma In Building Technology KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), D+ in Maths and Physics OR KNEC Craft Certificate FOR Module II May and September

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
2. ARC 200 Diploma in Architecture
3. CVL 200 Diploma in Civil Engineering
4. BDG 100 Communication and Technology KCSE Mean D+ in Maths OR Physics May and September KNEC
5. RDC 100 Certificate in Road Construction May Intake only KNEC
6. CBET 5 Building Technician Level 6 KCSE Mean grade C- May and September CDACC
BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)
7. BDG 200P Diploma in Building Technology KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus), D+ in Maths and Physics OR KNEC Craft Certificate FOR Module II September KNEC
8. CVL 200P Diploma in Civil Engineering September KNEC
9. BDG 100P Certificate in Building Technology KCSE Mean grade D Plain September KNEC
10. ODFL 500 Plumbing and Pipe Fitting KCSE or KCPE May and September TKNP
11. ODFL 500 Certificate Masonry and Brick Lying KCSE and KCPE 6 Months TKNP
12. LVS 100 Certificate in Land Surveying KCSE Mean grade D Plain May and September KNEC
13. ARC 100 Certificate in Architecture KCSE Mean grade D Plain
14. AMB 100 Artisan in Masonry and Brick Lying kcsE Mean grade D-
15. ICDL 100 Base (Introductory Level) KCSE Certificate 3 Months ICDL
16. ICDL 300 Advanced Level Intermediate Module Certificate 3 Months ICDL

7. BUSINESS STUDIES DEPARTMENT

1.      S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
ACY 200 Diploma in Accountancy KCSE Mean Grade C-,OR KNEC Craft Certificate September and May KNEC
BUM 200 Diploma in Business Management KCSE Mean Grade C-,OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
HRM 200 Diploma in Human Resource Management
MKT 200 Diploma in Sales and Marketing
SEC 200 Diploma in Secretarial Studies
SCM 200 Diploma in Supply Chain Management
TRP 200 Diploma in Road Transport Management
BAF 200 Diploma in Banking and Finance
TGM 200 Diploma in Tour Guiding Management
TRM 200 Diploma in Tourism Management
BUM 100 Certificate in Business Management KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) May and September KNEC
HRM 100 Certificate in Human Resource Management
MKT 100 Certificate in Sales and Marketing
SEC 100 Certificate in Secretarial Studies
SCM 100 Certificate in Supply Chain Management
TRP 100 Certificate in Road Transport Management
BAF 100 Certificate in Banking and Finance
TRG 100 Certificate in Tour Guiding Operations
TRM 100 Certificate in Tourism Management
CAC 6 Accountancy Level 6 KCSE Mean Grade C- May/ September CDACC

BUSINESS STUDIES DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

ACM 500 Certificate in Accountancy and Management Skills KCSE Mean Grade D 6 Months

May/September

KASNEB
ATD 500 Accounting Technicians Diploma KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus 6 Months May/September KASNEB
DCM 500 Diploma in Credit Management 6 Months May/Septembe KASNEB
CPA 510 Certified Public Accountants Part 1 & II KCSE Mean Grade C+,C+ in Maths & English OR ATD Final 6 Months May/Septembe KASNEB
APS 500 Associate in Procurement  & Supply KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) 6 Months May/Septembe KASNEB
PSP 500 Certified Procurement & Supply Professional KCSE Mean Grade C+,C-in Maths & English OR APS Final 6 Months May/Septembe KASNEB
BUM 100 P Certificate in Business Management KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain), D (Plain) in Maths and English May and September KNEC
HRM 100P Certificate in Human Resource Management
SCM 100P Certificate in Supply Chain Management
BUM 200P Diploma in Business Management KCSE Mean Grade C-,OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May/ September

KNEC
HRM 200P Diploma in Human Resource Management
SCM 200 Diploma in Supply Chain Management
SEC 300P Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies Diploma in Secretarial Studies OR Equivalent 4 Terms May/September KNEC
HRM 300 Higher Diploma In Human Resource Management Diploma In Human Resource Management OR Equivalent
BSG 100 Business Single and Group Subjects KCSE Mean Grade D- (Minus) 6 Months May/September KNEC

8.LIBERAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. INF 200 Diploma in Information Studies KCSE Mean Grade C(Minus)OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
2. PSY 200 Diploma in Counseling
3. SCD 200 Diploma in Social work and Community Development
4. INF 100 Craft Certificate in Information Studies KCSE Mean Grade D May and September KNEC
5. SCD 100 Craft Certificate in Social work and Community Development May Only

LIBERAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

6. SCD 200P Diploma in Social work and Community Development KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus)OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May KNEC
7. SCD 100P Craft Certificate in Social work and Community Development KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) September KNEC

9. ENTERPRENEURSHIP STUDIES DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. COP 200 Diploma in Cooperative Management KCSE Mean Grade C-

(Minus)OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II

May and September

 

Module II and III May September

KNEC
2. EED 200 Diploma In Entrepreneurship Development
3. PRJ 200 Diploma in Project Management
4. COP 100 Certificate in Cooperative Management KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) May and September KNEC
5. PRJ 100 Certificate in Project Management KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) May and September KNEC
6. CPM 6 Project Management Level 6 KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus May and September CDACC

ENTERPRENEURSHIP STUDIES DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

7. EED 300 Higher Diploma In Entrepreneurship Development Higher Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development OR Equivalent Qualification as determined by KNEC. 4 Terms

May/September

KNEC

10. CLOTHING AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ADMISSION TIME/DURATION EXAM BODY
1. GMD 200 Diploma in Fashion Design & Garment Making KCSE Mean Grade C(Minus)OR KNEC Craft Certificate for Module II May and September

 

Module II and III May and September

KNEC
2. GMD 100 Certificate in Fashion Design & Garment Making KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) May and September KNEC
3. CFD 5 Fashion and design Level 5 KCSE Mean Grade C(Minus) May and September CDACC

CLOTHING AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT (PART TIME COURSES)

4. ODFL 500 Dressmaking KCPE/KCSE 6 Months NITA
5. ODFL 500 Tailoring 6 Months NITA