Diploma in Electrical and Electronic (Instrumentation & Control option)

Course Overview

The diploma course Electrical & Electronics Engineering is a three year course offered at SOS Technical Training Institute. The course is designed to equip the learners with the skills and knowledge they will require in the industry as Electrical Engineers.

The minimum requirement for enrolling are a KCSE mean grade of C- (Minus) or an equivalent craft certificate. After successful completion of the course, the learners will be able to take up challenging roles in the Electric Engineering field. Also the skills obtained at the end of the course will prepare learners for self-employment.

Examination Body: Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC

Entry Requirements: KCSE Mean Grade C-

Duration: 3 Terms

Module Units

Module I

  1. Entrepreneurship education
  2. Information communication technology
  3. Communication skills
  4. Life skills
  5. Engineering mathematics I
  6. Physical science
  7. Mechanical science
  8. Materials, processes and workshop practice
  9. Engineering drawing
  10. Electrical engineering principles
  11. Electrical installation technology
  12. Solar installation systems
  13. Analogue electronics I
  14. Electrical measurements and fault diagnosis

Module II

  1. Control systems
  2. Analogue electronics II
  3. Engineering mathematics II
  4. Digital electronics
  5. Engineering drawing and design
  6. Industrial programmable logic controllers
  7. Business plan
  8. Electric circuit analysis
  9. Building Services and Protection
  10. Electric Power Generation and Transmission

Module III

  1. Engineering Mathematics III
  2. Micro-controller technology
  3. Industrial organization and management
  4. Microprocessor systems
  5. Estimating, tendering and engineering services contracts
  6. Trade project
  7. Electromagnetic field theory
  8. Machines and Utilization
  9. Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
  10. Power Electronics

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