List of Courses offered at the Eldoret National Polytechnic

Eldoret National Polytechnic Courses, Fees, Requirements 2024

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The Eldoret National Polytechnic (TENP) is a public technical and vocational training institution located approximately 5 kilometers from Eldoret town along the Eldoret-Kapsabet road. It offers a wide range of academic programs, including diploma courses, certificate courses, and business courses examined by the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examination Board (KASNEB).

TENP’s examination bodies also include the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), City & Guilds, Public Procurement Board (PPB), Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB), and KASNEB.

Intake for the various courses at TENP typically takes place in January, May, and September, depending on the specific program.

If you apply through the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) portal you will be eligible to join TENP under the Kenyan government sponsorship program.

You will also be able to apply for Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) loans and bursaries offered to eligible applicants in public technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions.

TNEP Gate
The Eldoret National Polytechnic Gate; Image UGC, ten.ac.ke

Courses Offered at TENP, Duration and Minimum Requirememts

Higher Diplomas:

  1. Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management, TEP (6 months)
  2. Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant/production), TEP (6 terms)
  3. Higher Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, TEP (6 terms)
  4. Higher Diploma in Construction Engineering (Civil/Building, Highways, Structures), TEP (6 terms)
  5. Higher Diploma in Applied Chemistry, TEP (5 terms)
  6. Higher Diploma in Applied Biology, TEP (5 terms)

Diplomas:

Offered by TEP:

  • Diploma in Applied Biology (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Applied Chemistry Diploma (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Environmental Science (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Food Science Technology (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Land & Surveying (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Computer Studies (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Petroleum Geoscience (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Applied Statistics (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Accountancy (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management (9 terms)
  • Technician Diploma in Applied Mechanical Engineering (6 terms)
  • Technician in Motor Vehicle Systems, Diploma (6 terms)
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Offered by TVET (Modular):

  • Diploma in General Agriculture (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Business Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Architecture (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Building Technology (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (power) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Instrumentation and Control) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Telecommunication) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Information Studies (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Project Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Catering & Accommodation (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Social Work & Community Development (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Welding & Fabrication) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Air Conditioning & Refrigeration) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Agricultural Engineering) (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Guidance & Counseling (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Dietetic Management (9 terms)
  • Diploma in Tourism Management (9 terms)

Exam bodies:

  • KNEC (most courses)
  • City & Guilds (Technician diplomas)
  • PPB (Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology)
  • KMLTTB (Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences)

Eldoret National Polytechnic Certificate Courses

Engineering & Technology:

  1. Technician in Mechanical Engineering (3 terms, sandwich)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D or employees without formal training
    • Exam body: City & Guilds
  2. Technician in Motor Vehicle Systems (3 terms, sandwich)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D or employees without formal training
    • Exam body: City & Guilds
  3. Engineering Skills (1 term)
    • Minimum requirement: Form Four or no formal training
    • Exam body: City & Guilds
  4. Technician in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (2 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D+ with D in Maths and Physics
    • Exam body: City & Guilds
  5. Bridging in Maths (1 term)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG C- with D- in Maths
    • Exam body: Eldoret National Polytechnic
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Science & Healthcare:

  1. Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG C- with C- in English, Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology, D+ in Maths/Physics
    • Exam body: KMLTTB
  2. Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC

Agriculture:

  1. General Agriculture (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC

Business & Management:

  1. Business Management Certificate (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  2. Supply Chain Management Certificate (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  3. Certificate in Human Resource Management (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC

Hospitality & Tourism:

  1. Certificate in Tour Guiding & Operation (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  2. Food and Beverages (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  3. Certificate in Catering and Accommodation (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC

Information Technology:

  1. Electrical & Electronics Tech. (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  2. Information Communication Technician (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC

Other Certificates:

  1. Certificate in Sales & Marketing (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  2. Certificate in Social Work (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  3. Library, Archives & Information studies (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  4. Petroleum Geo-Science Certificate (6 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG D
    • Exam body: KNEC
  5. Health Records & Information Technology (3 terms)
    • Minimum requirement: K.C.S.E MG C- with D in English, Maths, Biology
    • Exam body: Eldoret National Polytechnic

The Eldoret National Polytechnic – KASNEB Courses

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Professional Qualification Programs:

  1. Certified Public Accountants (CPA):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 9 Terms
    • Entry Requirements:
      • K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR
      • Pass in ATD
    • More Information: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements
  2. Certified Public Secretaries (CPS):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 9 Terms
    • Entry Requirements:
      • K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR
      • Pass in ATD
    • More Information: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements
  3. Certified Information Communication Technologists (CICT):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 9 Terms
    • Entry Requirements:
      • K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR
      • Pass in DICT
    • More Information: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements
  4. Certified Investment & Financial Analysis (CIFA):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 9 Terms
    • Entry Requirements:
      • K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR
      • Pass in ATD
    • More Information: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements
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Diploma Programs:

  1. Accounting Technicians, Diploma:
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 6 Terms
    • Entry Requirements: K.C.S.E MG C- with C- in English & Maths
  2. Certified Credit Professional (CCP):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 9 Terms
    • Entry Requirements:
      • K.C.S.E MG C+ with C+ in English & Maths, OR
      • Pass in ATD
    • More Information: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements
  3. Diploma in Credit Management (DCM):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 6 Terms
    • Entry Requirements: K.C.S.E MG C- with C- in English & Maths
  4. Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT):
    • Intake: January/May/September
    • Duration: 6 Terms
    • Entry Requirements: K.C.S.E MG C- with C- in English & Maths

See: KASNEB Student Portal: How to Signup, Register Account and Login

Eldoret National Polytechnic Fees

As of the 2024/2025 academic year, the tuition fee for diploma, certificate, and artisan courses at Eldoret National Polytechnic is Ksh. 67,189. Please note that this fee does not include:

  • Admission fees for new students
  • KASNEB exam registration fees
  • Potential additional fees such as registration, examination, materials, and student development fees.

For the most accurate and up-to-date information on all fees, please visit the Eldoret National Polytechnic website’s fee structure page: 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

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