KIPS Technical College courses offered

List of Courses Offered at KIPS Technical College 2024

Kenya Institute of Professional Studies (KIPS) is a private tertiary institution registered under the Ministry of Education and authorized by TVETA to offer technical training leading to artisanship, certificates, diplomas, and higher diplomas in various courses. This article presents a detailed list of certificate, artisan, diploma, and professional courses offered at KIPS Technical College.

Major examination bodies at KIPS College include KNEC, NITA, C&G, ABMA, IATA, and ICM.

KIPS Technical College has the following Campuses:

  • Thika Road Campus
  • Philadelphia Campus
  • Ecobank Campus
  • Afya Centre Campus
  • Greenspan Mall Campus
  • K.P.C.U Campus

Some courses are also offered on the Virtual and Distance Learning online portal.

Here’s a break down of courses offered at KIPS in each school, exam body and duration of each course:

KIPS School of Engineering Courses, Exam Body, and Duration

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Artisan in Electrical & Electronics EngineeringKNEC12
Motor Vehicle Mechanics (Grade I-III)NITA6 each
Motor Vehicle Electrician (Grade I-III)NITA6 each
Electrical Wireman-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Electronic Mechanics-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Plumbing-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Cert in Refrigeration and Air conditioningNITA18
Cert in Electrical & Electronics Eng (Power) Mod I-IIKNEC9 each
Cert in Automotive Engineering Mod I-IIKNEC9 each
Cert in Building Technology (Plumbing)KNEC9 each
Cert in Masonry Mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Dip in Architecture Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Building Technology Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Civil Engineering Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Quantity Surveying Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Land Surveying Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Electrical & Electronic Eng (Level 2,3,4,5)C&G6 each
Dip in Automotive Engineering Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Electrical & Electronics Eng (Power) Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Refrigeration and AirconditioningC & G12

Courses Offered at KIPS School of Business

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Artisan in Store KeepingKNEC6
Craft Cert in Secretarial Studies mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Business Management mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Banking & FinanceKNEC6
Cert. in Supply Chain Management mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert. in Information Studies mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Human Resource Management mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Sales & Marketing mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Dip in Shipping & Logistics (level IV-VI)ABMA6 each
Diploma in Business Management (level IV-VI)ABMA6 each
Dip in Customer ServiceC&G12
Dip in Business Management mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Human Resource Management mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Sales & Marketing mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip. in Information StudiesKNEC12
Dip in Supply Chain Management mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Banking & FinanceKNEC12
Dip in Secretarial Management Mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Higher Dip in Human Resource ManagementKNEC12
ATD Level I-IIIKASNEB5 each
CPA I (sec I & II)KASNEB5 each
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KIPS School of ICT Courses

The courses will allow the trainee to work in a salaried or self-employment. The courses include general units such as entrepreneurship, communication skills, and life management skills which help the learner to gain a general understanding of enterprise management and business communication techniques.

During the course, the trainee shall be exposed to the following core areas:

  • Computer maintenance and user support
  • Programming
  • Computer applications
  • Operating systems
  • Network and hardware support
Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Craft Cert in ICTKNEC12
Dip in ICT Mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Computer software EngineeringC & G12
Adv Dip in Computer software Eng.C & G12

KIPS School of Journalism Courses

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
PhotographyKIPS3
VideographyKIPS3
Camera OperationsICM3
Dip in Journalism & Media StudiesICM18
Dip in Journalism & Media Studies (Level IV-IV)ABMA6 each

KIPS School of Engineering Courses

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Artisan in Electrical & Electronics EngineeringKNEC12
Motor Vehicle Mechanics (Grade I-III)NITA6 each
Motor Vehicle Electrician (Grade I-III)NITA6 each
Electrical Wireman-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Electronic Mechanics-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Plumbing-Grade I-IIINITA6 each
Cert in Refrigeration and Air conditioningNITA18
Cert in Electrical & Electronics Eng (Power) Mod I-IIKNEC9 each
Cert in Automotive Engineering Mod I-IIKNEC9 each
Cert in Building Technology (Plumbing)KNEC9 each
Cert in Masonry Mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Dip in Architecture Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Building Technology Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Civil Engineering Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Quantity Surveying Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Land Surveying Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Electrical & Electronic Eng (Level 2,3,4,5)C&G6 each
Dip in Automotive Engineering Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Electrical & Electronics Eng (Power) Mod I-IIIKNEC9 each
Dip in Refrigeration & Air ConditioningC & G12
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Courses Offered at KIPS School of Health and Applied Sciences

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Cert in Science Laboratory TechnologyKNEC18
Cert in Food Science TechnologyKNEC18
Cert in Human Nutrition and DieteticsKNEC18
Dip in Food Science TechnologyKNEC36
Dip in Human Nutrition and Dietetics Mod I-IIIKNEC/ KNDI9 each

KIPS School of Development Studies Courses

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Cert in Social Development StudiesKNEC12
Cert in Early Childhood Dev.Education (E.C.D.E)KNEC12
Diploma in HIV/AIDS Management (level IV-Vi)ABMA6 each
Dip in Community Devt. & Social work mod. I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Project Management mod. I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Community Development (Level IV-VI)ABMA6 each
Dip in Early Childhood Dev. Education (E.C.D.E)KNEC24

Courses Offered at KIPS School of Hospitality

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Artisan in Food & Beverage Production & ServiceKNEC9
Basic CookeryKIPS3
Cert in catering & Accommodation Operations mod I -IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Food & Beverage Production mod I-IIKNEC6 each
Cert in Tour Guiding & Travel Operations(Mod I-II)KNEC6 each
Cert in Customer Service & HousekeepingKIPS3
Dip in Hospitality ManagementICM18
Dip in Cabin CrewIATA12
Dip in Travel & Tourism level IIATA12
Dip in Travel & Tourism level IIIATA9
Dip in Airport OperationsIATA12
Dip in Tourism Management(Mod I-III)KNEC6 each
Dip in Tour guiding & Mgt mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
Dip in Food & Beverage Production mod I-IIIKNEC6 each
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KIPS School of Cosmetology Courses

Course NameExam BodyDuration (Months)
Advanced BeautyC & G2
Dip in Beauty TherapyC & G6
Dip in HairdressingC&G/NITA7
Dip in CosmetologyC&G/NITA12
Dip in CosmetologyC&G/NITA12

Conclusion

KIPS Technical College offers a diverse range of certificate, artisan, diploma, and professional courses in various fields. Their programs are accredited by recognized bodies like KNEC, NITA, C&G, ABMA, IATA, and ICM, ensuring quality and industry relevance.

With multiple campuses and online learning options, KIPS provides accessible technical education for individuals seeking career advancement or skill development.

To learn more about specific courses, their durations, fees, admission requirements, and how to apply, please visit the official KIPS website: https://www.kips.ac.ke

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