Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, KCNP, formerly Mombasa Polytechnic, is a public TVETA accredited institution mandated to offer technological-based courses ranging from Artisan to Degrees, with a special focus on TVET. KCNP provides access for TVET graduates to further their training and education as well as undertake research and innovation in various fields.
KCNP was selected in 2018 by the World Bank and Kenyan Government to be a Regional Flagship TVET Institution under East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP).
For this reason, the institution is developing a Regional Centre of Excellence in Marine Transport & Port logistics. A Centre which aims at developing competent graduates for the maritime sector.
Kenya Coast National Polytechnic diploma courses require a minimum of C- (Minus) in KCSE, craft certificate courses require a D (Plain) while artisan courses require at least a KCPE certificate.
CBET courses have no minimum entry requirements hence are open to all.
Courses are examined by KNEC, CDACC, KASNEB, ICDL, NITA, CISCO, among others.
Kenya Coast National Polytechnic Courses
Vipawa Academy Courses
Courses in this department take 3 to 6 months and are open to all individuals with a hunger to bring out their talents to the limelight.
Portraits and Illustration
Disk Jockey/Disk Video Jockey
Hospitality and Tourism Management Courses
Diploma in Catering and Accommodation Management
Diploma in Food and Beverage Management
Diploma in Tourism Management
Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage Production
Craft Certificate in Tour Guiding and Travel
Certificate in Front Office and Administration
Artisan in Food and Beverage Production
Bartender (Level 4) – KEFEP
Pastry Cook (Level 4) – KEFEP
Proficiency in Tour Driver Operation (Tour Operator and PSV Driver a must)
Proficiency in Front Office
Cake Making and Decoration
House Keeping Techniques
Home Care Management
Event Planning and Management
Fashion Design and Cosmetology Courses
Diploma in Fashion Design
Craft Certificate in Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology