Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology

Type of Institution: Public TVET

Background Information

KIHBT is a public institution vested with the mandate of training Ministry of Roads Staff and Other Government Employees, the public and private sector trainees in the various technical fields.

The main Campus is located on Commercial street in Nairobi’s Industrial Area. The Institute’s administrative offices and all Higher Diploma Courses are Conducted in the Nairobi Main Campus.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements for Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology vary according to course and program level.

The entry requirements for all Diploma Courses is a C- and above, D (plain) and above for certificate courses while artisan courses are open.

Courses Offered and the Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology

Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology offers diploma, certificate, and artisan courses in engineering, building and construction, graphic design, and ICT courses.

Diploma Courses (KNEC Examined) (3 Years) Commencing

  • Highway Engineering
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  • Land Surveying
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  • Industrial Plant
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  • Quantity Surveying
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  • Construction Plant
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Minimum Requirements
C- (KCSE) OR DIV. II (EACE/KCE) With C- OR Credit Passes In:
  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics or Physical Science
Fees Structure for the Diploma courses – Fees Payable Per Term
  1. Tuition & Other Levies Kshs 15,000
  2. Meals & Accomodation Kshs 12,000

Diploma Module 1 Courses (KNEC Examined) (3 Years) Commencing

  • Civil Engineering
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  • Building Construction
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  • Architecture
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  • Electrical Engineering (Power)
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  • Electrical Engineering (Telecoms)
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  • Automotive Engineering
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  • ICT
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Minimum Requirements
C (KCSE) OR DIV. II (EACE/KCE) With C OR Credit Passes In:
  1. English Language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics or Physical Science
Fees Payable Per Term
  1. Tuition & Other Levies Kshs 16,000
  2. Meals & Accomodation Kshs 12,000

Higher Diploma In Engineering (Examined By KNEC and Mombasa Polytechnic University College) (2 Years) Commencing 2nd May 2012 Commencing

  • Building & Civil Engineering
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  • Highway Engineering
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  • Building Economics
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  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
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  • Structural Engineering
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  • Mechanical Engineering
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Minimum Requirements

KNEC Diploma or Technician Part III certificate in the respective disciplines (Evening & Saturday Classes)

Fees Payable Per Term
  1. Tuition & Other Levies Kshs 19,600
  2. Examination Fee paid separately

Proficiency Certificate Course (DIT Examined) (3 Years) Commencing

  • Auto Electrician
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  • Construction Plant Mechanics
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  • Refrigeration & Air Condtioning
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  • Plumbing & Pipe Fitting
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  • Carpentry & Joinery
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  • Painting & Decorating
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Minimum Requirements
D+ (KCSE) OR DIV. III (EACE/KCE) With D+ OR Passes In:
  1. English Language or Kiswahili
  2. Science
  3. Mathematics
Fees Payable Per Term
  1. Tuition & Other Levies Kshs 19,500
  2. Meals & Accomodation Kshs 12,000

Craft Certificate Course (KNEC Examined) (2 Years) Commencing

  • Roads Construction
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  • Electrical Installation – Module 1
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  • Telecommunication – Module 1
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  • Automotive Mechanics – Module 1
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  • Welding & Fabrication
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  • Masonry
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Minimum Requirements
D+ (KCSE) OR DIV. III (EACE/KCE) With D+ OR Passes In:
  1. English Language or Kiswahili
  2. Science
  3. Mathematics
Fees Payable Per Term
  1. Tuition & Other Levies Kshs 15,500
  2. Meals & Accomodation Kshs 12,000

Application Process

To join the Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology click https://www.kihbt.ac.ke/(S(umo5udhfou03kmhz15lwuwzp))/ApplyOnline.aspx fill up the application form and submit.

You can also collect the application form from the institution’s admission office.

After filling the application form submit to an enrollment coordinator at any of their campuses or mail it to university through post office.

You can also apply via KUCCPS student’s portal accessible through KUCCPS website www.kuccps.ac.ke by using your KCSE and KCPE index number as username and password, respectively. KUCCPS sets an application window within which students can submit their applications.

KUCCPS Admission Letters

To get the KUCCPS admission letter go to KUCCPS student’s portal, log in with your application details i.e., username and password. Navigate to the admission letter section to download and print your KUCCPS admission letter.

Fee Structure

Each course offered has its own unique fee structure. To see the fee structure please visit the school website www.kihbt.ac.ke and check the academic section.

Bank Account Details

Bank Name: National Bank

Acc no: 01020000832200

Contacts and Address

Physical Address: Industrial Area, Nairobi.

P.O Box 57511-0200, Nairobi.

Email: principal@kihbt.ac.ke

Tel: 02024665760/0202465761

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