Electrical and Solar Installation Technology KNEC Notes and Syllabus

Introduction to the Module

‘This module unit is designed to equip the trainee with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to carry out Electrical Installation work in domestic premises.


At the end of this module unit, the trainee should be able to:

  • Appreciate the necessary safety precautions in electrical workshop and environs
  • Use and care for electrical tools appropriately
  • Understand the Methods of cable installation
  • Apply acquired knowledge to trace faults in domestic installations
  • Maintain and service wiring systems and equipment

Electrical Installation

  • Safety (4 Hours)
  • Electrical Tools (6 Hours)
  • Electrical Power Supply (8 Hours)
  • Electrical Instruments and Measurements (6 Hours)
  • Conductors and Cable Joints (6 Hours)
  • Wiring Systems and Accessories (14 Hours)
  • Domestic Lighting and Power Circuits (20 Hours)
  • Earthing and Protection (14 Hours)
  • Battery Charging (10 Hours)
  • Bell and Alarm Circuits (12 Hours)
  • Tests and Inspection (7 Hours)
  • Structured Cabling (10 Hours)

Solar Installation Technology

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Solar Installation Systems (10 Hours)
  • Solar Photovoltaic Systems (16 Hours)
  • Solar System Accessories (12 Hours)
  • Maintenance and Servicing of Solar Systems (16 Hours)
  • Solar System Sizing (12 Hours)

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