The Kenya Water Institute, KEWI, is a public institution with the mandate of training, administering exams, and offering research and consultancy services in the water sector in Kenya. Courses offered at Kenya Water Institute range from refresher short courses, bridging courses, certificate, and diploma courses.

See also: Kenya Water Institute, KEWI Courses Fee Structure

KEWI has 4 campuses;

  1. Nairobi Campus located along Ole Shapara Avenue, South C, Nairobi
  2. Chiakariga Campus located in Chiakariga  location,  Tharaka South District
  3. Kitui Campus in Kitui town
  4. Kisumu Campus located at USK in Kibos, 8 kilometers from  Kisumu town.

Kenya Water Institute Intake and Admission Requirements

KEWI has its intakes in January, May, and September for Diploma, Certificate and Bridging courses.

For diploma courses, the minimum entry requirement is a C- in KCSE or equivalent. C- or Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or Physical Science is an added advantage when applying for these courses.

Certificate courses require a D+ in KCSE or equivalent. You have an added advantage if you got, in addition, D+ or Credits in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, or Physical Science.

Courses Offered at Kenya Water Institute

Higher Diploma Course (2 years)

  • Higher National Diploma in Water Engineering
Diploma Courses at KEWI (3 years)
  • Diploma in Water Engineering
  • Diploma in Water Resources Technology & Management
  • Diploma in Water and Wastewater Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
  • Diploma in Business & Information Technology
  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology
Certificate Courses at KEWI (2 years)
  • Certificate in Water Engineering
  • Certificate in Water Resources Technology Management
  • Certificate in Water & Wastewater Laboratory Technology
  • Certificate in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
Operator Courses at KEWI (1 year)
  • Water
  • Meter Reading
  • Sewerage
  • Plumbing and Pipe-fitting

Courses Offered at KEWI Kitui Campus

KEWI Kitui Campus specializes in the following programmes:

  • Diploma in Water Engineering
  • Diploma in Water Resources Technology Management
  • Diploma in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Certificate in Water Engineering
  •  Certificate  in Water Resources Technology Management
  • Certificate in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • Water Operators Course
  • Bridging course to Diploma and Certificate programs

Kenya Water Institute Contacts

You can contact KEWI using any of the following:

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