List of Courses offered at the Eldoret National Polytechnic

Eldoret National Polytechnic Courses, Requirements 2021

The Eldoret National Polytechnic, TENP, is a public technical and vocational training institution located 5 kilometers from Eldoret town along the Eldoret-Kapsabet road. The Eldoret National Polytechnic offers various academic programmes ranging from diploma courses, certificate courses, and business courses examined by KASNEB.

TENP examination bodies include KNEC, City & Guilds, PPB, KMLTTB, and KASNEB. The intake for the various courses at the Eldoret National Polytechnic normally takes place in January, May, and September depending on the course.

Students who apply through the KUCCPS portal have the advantage of joining the TVET institution under the Kenya government sponsorship.

This nature of students can also apply for HELB loans and bursaries offered to eligible applicants in public TVET institutions.

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The Eldoret National Polytechnic Revised 2021 Term Dates

Here are the new term dates for the Eldoret National Polytechnic:

FROM TO DURATION ACTIVITY
10th May 2021 21st May 2021 2 Weeks Completion of Term 2, 2020/2021 Academic Year
24th May 2021 30th July 2021 10 Weeks Term 3, 2020/2021 Academic Year
2nd August 2021 27th August 2021 4 Weeks KNEC Exams, 2021 July Series

Eldoret National Polytechnic Courses, Duration, and Minimum Admission Requirements

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Diploma Courses

  1. Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management, TEP

The intake in January, May, and September. The course takes a duration of 6 months and requires a Pass in Diploma in any business course. The exam body is KNEC.

2. Higher Diploma Mechanical Engineering (plant/production), TEP

Examined by KNEC and takes 6 terms to complete. The minimum requirement is a Pass in Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Intake is in January/May.

3. Higher Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, TEP

Intake is in January/May. Takes a duration of 6 Terms and requires a Pass in Diploma in Electrical & Electronic
Eng. Exam body: KNEC.

4. Higher Diploma in Construction Engineering (Civil/Building, Highways, Structures)

Intake in January/May. Goes for 6 Term and requires a minimum of Pass in Diploma in Civil Engineering. Examined by KNEC.

5. HigherDiploma in Applied Chemistry, TEP
Intake in May/September and takes 5 Terms to complete. The minimum requirement is a Pass in Diploma in Analytical Chemistry. Exam body: KNEC.

6. Higher Diploma in Applied Biology, TEP

Intake: May/September and runs for 5 Terms. Requirements: Pass in Diploma in Applied Biology. The course is examined by KNEC.

7.  Diploma in Applied Biology, TEP

The intake is normally in January and is a 9 term (sandwich) course. The minimum requirement for this course is K.C.S.E MG C-. The exam body is KNEC.

8. Diploma in Applied Chemistry Diploma January, TEP

A 9 term (sandwich) course examined by KNEC. Requires a minimum K.C.S.E MG C-. Intake is normally done in January.

9. Diploma in Environmental Science Diploma January, TEP

The intake is in January and the course takes 9 terms (sandwich) and requires a minimum K.C.S.E MG C-. The exam body is KNEC.

10. Diploma in Food Science Technology, TEP

The minimum requirement is K.C.S.E MG C-. The intake is done in January and the course runs for 9 terms (sandwich). The exam body is KNEC.

11. Diploma in General Agriculture, TVET (MODULAR)

The intake is done in January/May and the course goes for 9 Terms. The minimum requirement is a K.C.S.E MG C-. The exam body is KNEC.

12. Diploma in Business Management TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes take place in January, May, and September. The course takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. KNEC is the examination body for this course.

13. Diploma in Supply Chain Management TVET (MODULAR)

Intake: January/May/September, Duration: 9 Terms. Requires a K.C.S.E MG C- and is examined by KNEC.

14. Diploma in Secretarial Studies TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is in January/September and the course takes 9 Terms. Requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Exam body is KNEC.

15. Diploma in Architecture TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is done in January and September. The diploma course takes a duration of 9 Terms to complete. The minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. The course is examined by KNEC.

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16. Diploma in Building Technology TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is in January/September. It takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

17. Diploma in Civil Engineering TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is in January/September and the course takes 9 Terms. Minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Exam body is KNEC.

18. Diploma in Land & Surveying, TEP

Intake is in January. Takes 9 Terms (sandwich) and requires at least K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Geography. Exam body is KNEC.

19. Diploma in Chemical Engineering, TEP

Intake is in January and the course takes 9 Terms (sandwich). Requires at least K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

20. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, TEP

Minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics. Intake is in January and the course takes 9 Terms (sandwich).

21. Diploma in Computer Studies, TEP

The intake is normally in January. The course runs for 9 Terms and requires at least K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

22. Diploma in Petroleum Geoscience, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is done in January and September. The course takes 9 Terms to complete. Requires at least K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, and Chemistry. The exam body is KNEC.

23. Diploma in Applied Statistics, TEP

Intake in January and the course runs for 9 Terms (sandwich). Requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English and Maths. The exam body is KNEC.

24. Diploma in Information Communication Technology, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake takes place in January and September and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
and Maths. The course goes for 9 Terms and is examined by KNEC.

25. Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (power), TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes in January/September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

26. Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Instrumentation and Control), TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/September. Takes for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. The exam body is KNEC.

27. Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Telecommunication), TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes in January and September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

28. Diploma in Information Studies, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/September. Requires K.C.S.E MG C-  and takes 9 terms to complete. Exam body is KNEC.

29. Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January, May, and September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

30. Diploma in Project Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January, May and September. Takes and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

31. Diploma in Sales and Marketing, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/ May and September. The course runs for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

32. Diploma in Human Resource Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/ May and September and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Takes 9 Terms and is examined by KNEC.

33. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology

Intake is in January/September and the course takes 9 Terms sandwich. Requirements are K.C.S.E MG C with C in Chemistry, Biology, Eng/Kis & Maths/Physics. Examined by PPB.

34. Diploma Medical Laboratory Sciences

Intake is in January/September and takes 9 Terms sandwich. Minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C with C in Eng/ Kiswahili, Maths /Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The exam body is KMLTTB.

35. Diploma in Food & Beverage Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/September and takes 9 Terms. Requires K.C.S.E MG C-. The exam body is KNEC.

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36. Diploma in Catering & Accommodation, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake takes place in January/September and the course runs for 9 Terms. Requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

37. Diploma in Social Work & community development TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Runs for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

38. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant), TVET (MODULAR

Intake is in January/Sept and the course runs for 9 Terms. Minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. The exam body is KNEC.

39. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive), TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is done in January/Sept. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

40. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production), TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/Sept and takes 9 Terms. Requires at least K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English,
Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

41. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Welding & Fabrication), TVET (MODULAR)

Runs for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. The intakes are done in January and September. Examined by KNEC.

42. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Air Conditioning & Refrigeration), TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes in January/Sept and the course runs for 9 Terms. Minimum requirements are K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. Examined by KNEC.

43. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)

Intakes in January/Sept. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C- with at least C- in English, Maths, Physics or Physical Science. The exam body is KNEC.

44. Diploma in Accountancy, TEP

Intakes are normally done in January/May/Sept and the course runs for 9 Terms (sandwich). Requires K.C.S.E MG C- and is examined by KNEC.

45. Diploma in Banking and Finance, TEP

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms (sandwich) and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

46. Diploma in Guidance & Counseling TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/Sept and takes 9 Terms to complete. Requires K.C.S.E MG C- and is examined by KNEC.

47. Diploma in Dietetic Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is in January/Sept and the course takes 9 Terms to complete. Requires K.C.S.E MG C- and is examined by KNEC.

48. Diploma in Tourism Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. Examined by KNEC.

49. Diploma in Co-operative Management, TEP

Intakes are done in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms (sandwich) and requires K.C.S.E MG C-. The examination body is KNEC.

50. Technician Diploma in Applied Mechanical Engineering

Intake is done in January and the course runs for 6 Terms (sandwich). The minimum requirement is K.C.S.E MG C- or Pass in Technician Certificate in Applied Mechanical Engineering. The examination body is City & Guilds.

51. Technician in Motor Vehicle Systems, Diploma

Intake in January and the course takes 6 Terms (sandwich). Requires K.C.S.E MG C- or Pass in Technician
Certificate in Motor Vehicle Systems. The exam body is City & Guilds.

Eldoret National Polytechnic Certificate Courses

1. Technician in Mechanical Engineering
Intake is in January and the course takes 3 Terms (sandwich). The minimum requirement is K.C.S.E MG D or Employees without formal training. The exam body is City & Guilds.

2. Technician in Motor Vehicle Systems

Intake is in January and the course takes 3 Terms (sandwich). Requires K.C.S.E MG D or Employees without
formal training. Examined by the City & Guilds.

3. Engineering Skills

Intake in January and runs for 1 Term. Form four or those without formal training can apply. Examined by the City & Guilds.

4. Technician in Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Takes 2 terms and the intake is in January. RequiresK.C.S.E MG D+ with at least D in Maths and physics. Examined by the City & Guilds.

5. Bridging in Maths

Intakes are done in January, May, and September. Takes a duration of 1 Term and requires K.C.S.E MG C-with at least a D- in maths. Examined by The Eldoret National Polytechnic.

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6. Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Intakes are done in September and the course takes 6 terms. Requires at least K.C.S.E MG C- with C- in Eng/
Kis, Chemistry and Biology, D+ in Maths /Physics. Examined by KMLTTB.

7. Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/September and it takes 6 terms to complete the course. Requires K.C.S.E MG D and is examined by KNEC.

8. General Agriculture, TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes are in January/September and goes for 6 terms. Requires K.C.S.E MG D and is examined by KNEC.

9. Business Management Certificate, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. The exam body is KNEC.

10. Supply Chain Management Certificate, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Runs for 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Examined by KNEC.

11. Certificate in Human Resource Management, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Examined by KNEC.

12. Certificate in Tour Guiding & Operation, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Examined by KNEC.

13. Food and Beverages, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake is done in January/May/September. The course runs for 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Exam body is KNEC.

14. Certificate in Catering and Accommodation, TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes are done in January, May and September and require K.C.S.E MG D. The course takes 6 Terms and is examined by KNEC.

15. Electrical & Electronics Tech., TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG. Examined by KNEC.

16. Information Communication Technician, TVET (MODULAR)
Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Examined by KNEC.

17. Certificate in Sales & Marketing, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May/September. Runs for 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Exam body is KNEC.

18. Certificate in Social Work, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Exam body is KNEC.

19. Library, Archives & Information studies, TVET (MODULAR)

Intake in January/May.  Runs for 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. Examined by KNEC.

20. Petroleum Geo-Science Certificate, TVET (MODULAR)

Intakes are done in January/May. The course takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG D. The examination body is KNEC.

21. Health Records & Information Technology

Intake is in January/May/September. Runs for 3 Terms and requires a minimum of K.C.S.E MG C- with a D in English, maths & Biology. Examined by The Eldoret National Polytechnic.

The Eldoret National Polytechnic KASNEB Courses

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The Eldoret National Polytechnic also offers a number of courses examined by the KASNEB examination body.

1. Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms and requires at least K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English &
Maths, OR Pass in ATD.

2. Certified Public Secretaries (CPS)

Intake in January/May/September. Runs for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR Pass in ATD.

3. Certified Information Communication Technologists (CICT).

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English&
maths, OR Pass in DICT.

4. Certified Investment & Financial Analysis (CIFA)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR Pass in ATD.

5. Accounting Technicians, Diploma

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-with C- in English & Maths.

6. Certified Credit Professional (CCP)

Intake in January/May/September. Runs for 9 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR Pass in ATD.

7. Diploma in Credit Management (DCM)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires K.C.S.E MG C-with C- in English & Maths.

8. Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT)

Intake in January/May/September. Takes 6 Terms and requires at least K.C.S.E MG C-with C- in English & Maths.

TENP portal: https://tenp.ac.ke

TENP Contacts

The Eldoret National Polytechnic,

P.o Box 4461-30100, Eldoret.

KENYA.

Mobile No.:0714 871 685, 0738 092 126

Fax: 053 203 31 88.