Head of Department
Welcome to the mechanical, automotive & marine engineering department at the Kenya Coast National Polytechnic. Thank you for your interest in the department. We at Kenya Coast National Polytechnic are focused to give you reliable competency based technical knowledge, skills and attitudes including practical industrial experience organized and supervised by the polytechnic and the industry. The department offers various programmes at diploma, craft certificate, artisan and tailor made short courses.
The programmes include:
- Mechanical engineering (production option),
- Automotive engineering,
- Mechanical engineering (industrial plant option),
- Marine engineering,
- Refrigeration and air conditioning,
- Welding and fabrication,
- Motor vehicle mechanics,
- Motor vehicle electrics, and
- General fitter.
With the support of the Government through the Ministry of Education and the Polytechnic Council, the department is highly equipped with state of the art workshops having modern equipment including specialized diagnostic machines, computer numerical control (CNC) machines modern welding equipment and many others.
The department has a student population of more than 900 students. The department is the mother department for the newly established Regional Centre of Excellence in Marine Transport and Port Logistics, sponsored by the Government of Kenya and the World Bank.