The Meru National Polytechnic (MNP) is a public TVET institution registered under the Ministry of Education. Meru National Polytechnic offers technical and vocational training ranging from artisan, craft certificates, diploma and higher diploma courses. MNP also offers Competency Based Education and Training (CBET), in various fields.
The institution is located in Meru county along the Meru – Nanyuki Highway, about 10 km from Meru town, and less than 5 km from Makutano Centre.
Courses at the polytechnic are accredited by KNEC, CDACC, NITA, and KASNEB examination bodies.
Intakes for new students at MNP are normally done in January, May and September.
Meru National Polytechnic CBET Courses
CBET courses take 6 to 12 months and are examined by CDACC.
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Level 4 (D plain)
House Keeping Level 3 (D-)
Food and Beverage Sales Level 3 (D-)
Food and Beverage Production (Culinary Art) Level 3 (D-)
Instrumentation & Control simple Automation Control Inspector Level 3 (D plain)
Electrical Installation Level 3 (D-)
Electrical Operation (Power Option) Level 5 (D+)
ICT Technologist Level 5 (D+)
Hardware Maintenance Level 3 (D-)
Dairy Farm Management Level 3 (D-)
Dairy Farm Management Level 4 (KCSE or equivalent skills)
Agriculture Engineering Technician Level 6 (C- or equivalent)
Horticultural Nursery Management Level 4 (D)
Agricultural Extension Technician Level 4 (D)
Poultry Layer Production Attendant Level 3 (D-)
Soil Management Level 3 (D-)
Horticulture Nursery Management Level 3 (D-)
Office Assistant Level 4 (D-)
Front Office Operator Level 3 (KCSE)
Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy Level 3 (D-)
Beauty Therapy Level 3 (D-)
Hair Dressing Level 3
Plumbing Level 3 (D-)
Masonry Level 3 (D-)
Welding Level 4 (D plain)
Welding (Manual Arc Welder for Mild Steel) Level 3 (D+)
Mechanical Technology/Maintenance of Lathe Machine Operator Level 3 (D+)