Sigalagala National Polytechnic

Type of Institution: Public TVET

Background Information

Sigalagala National Polytechnic (SNP) is a publicly managed national polytechnic that was founded in 1950 as a Technical and Vocational Training Institute. The institution produces middle-level human resource that is well-equipped with technical and business skills required in the industry. It produces technicians and technologists who are expected to play a major role towards the attainment of the Kenya Vision 2030.

Admission Requirements

For the certificate courses, you need a minimum of KCSE mean grade D plain and above. For diploma courses, a minimum mean grade of C- is required and artisan courses are open ended.

Courses Offered

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Automotive Engineering
  • Certificate in Baking Technology
  • Certificate in Banking and Finance
  • Certificate in Building Technology
  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in Catering and Accommodation
  • Certificate in Clerical Operations
  • Certificate in Cooperative Management
  • Certificate in Community Development and Social Work
  • Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Certificate in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology
  • Certified Credit Professionals
  • Certificate in Food Processing
  • Certificate in General Agriculture
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate in Information Studies
  • Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Certificate in Land Survey
  • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
  • Certificate in Sales and Marketing
  • Certificate in Project Management

Diploma Courses

  • Accounting Technician Diploma (ATD)
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option)
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Power Option)
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development
  • Diploma in Land Survey
  • Diploma in Quantity Survey
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • Diploma in Food Processing
  • Diploma in Biotechnology
  • Diploma in Health Records and Information Technology
  • Diploma in Environmental Sciences
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  • Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Higher Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Diploma in General Agriculture
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurial Agriculture
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Community Development and Social Work
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies
  • Diploma in Cooperative Management
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies
  • Higher Diploma in Entrepreneurship Development
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  • Diploma in Catering and Accommodation
  • Diploma in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology
  • Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Information Studies
  • Higher Diploma in Information Management
  • Diploma in Water Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Artisan Courses

  • Artisan in Electrical Installation
  • Artisan in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology
  • Artisan in Metal Processing
  • Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • Artisan in Stock Keeping
  • Automotive Mechanical Technician

Application Process

To join Sigalagala National Polytechnic, you can apply through the polytechnic’s website or through KUCCPS website.

To apply through the institute’s website, click and download the application form. Deliver the duly filled application form to the registrar’s office via the email address provided below.

Application through KUCCPS placement service can be done through their website at . Click and log in to the students’ portal using your KCSE index number as username and KCPE index number as password. Select Sigalagala National Polytechnic and select a course of your choice according to your qualifications and the courses offered. Finish filling the application form and submit.

KUCCPS Admission Letters

Click and use your KCSE index number/year as username and password. Once logged in, download the admission form.

Student Portal

Click to access the student’s portal.

Fees Structure

Click to download the fees structure.

Bank Account Details

Barclays Bank A/C 8043551

Equity Bank A/C 0500277394606

Town Campus Bank Account: Cooperative Bank 01120098473700

Maturu Campus Bank Account: Cooperative Bank 00139098473700

Contacts and Address

Physical Address: Located at Sheywe along Kisumu-Kakamega Road.

P.O. Box 2966-50100, Kakamega.


Phone: +254 726 806 105/ +254 793 600 519


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