Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Power Option)

 

Diploma in Electrical Power Option

DEALS WITH:

  1. Power generation, transmission and distribution.

People working in this area deal with equipment handling high voltages and currents (at the generating stations and sub-stations).

  1. Construction of electric power circuits such as the transmission and distribution power lines, wiring factories and buildings, installation of machines and appliances.

People working in this area are either employees of companies or self-employed contractors. This area of operation is strictly regulated by law under the electric power act. Contractors must be licensed according to the class of operation they want to engage in.

Entry Qualification:

  1.  A mean grade of c- (c minus) at KCSE is mandatory

A craft certificate can join at module ii

Intake: JANUARY/MAY/SEPTEMBER:  3 YEARS MODULAR

EXAMINATIONS

ALL DIPLOMA STUDENTS ARE EXAMINED BY KNEC AFTER EVERY MODULE

  1. Must have cleared tuition fees before registration

Must have a 75% college attendance

COURSE WORK

For every module course work marks are sent to KNEC. These marks are from cats, assignments and end of term exams.

PROJECT WORK

Project is done at the end of the course (module iii). Every student writes a proposal that has to be approved by the project’s co-coordinator before they proceed.

INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT

Attachment is three months after second year for those who join in September and three months after third year for those who join in January and may

Curriculum

K.I.E and D.I.T curriculum offered at various levels and include value addition subjects developed to cater for current technologies to ensure conformity to those industries.

Examining Body: KNEC for Diploma courses