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Building & Civil Engineering

18. 09. 20
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 Mr. Peter Ochieng

Head of Department 







Building and Civil Engineering Department

The Building and Civil Engineering department is one of the oldest department in the institution offering Diploma courses (in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Building Technology, Quantity Surveying and Land Surveying) and Certificate courses (in Building Technology, plumbing, Masonry and Carpentry) programmes. It also host the scaffolding training and other NITA Grade test trainings.

Other than the regular diploma and certificate courses, the department has embarked on developing short skills programs aimed at imparting employable skills to young Kenyans. These are important tools in the realization of Kenya’s Vision 2030.

 The department has entrenched Quality Management System (QMS) as a tool to ensure quality service to our customers.

 The department has a total of 33 qualified teachers with a student population of 3,500. The population is projected to be 5,000 by 2022 and increases the admission of female students to 40% as it currently is 20%. It is in collaborating with KeVET and KFMB to soon inaugurate a Scaffolding Centre of excellence at kabete national polytechic.

In the area of architecture and draftmanship we have a computer lab for design and rendering softwares.

The department offers the following courses;


Carpentry And Joinery
Building Technology
Civil Engineering
Building Technology
Land Surveying
Quantity Surveying
Scaffolding Grade 3
NITA Grade 1-3: