ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The department has been equipped with tools and equipment from Netherlands-Devotra through the initiative of the Kenyan Government. The equipment has greatly improved the quality of training in the department. The institute has also supplemented in supplying the equipment and materials needed for training. Although Automotive Engineering courses attract few female students, female students are encouraged to enroll for Engineering courses since they stand high chances of getting employment faster.
COURSES AND TRAINING IN THE DEPARTMENT
- Diploma in automotive Engineering (Modular) - KNEC
- Craft Certificate in Automotive Engineering (modular) - KNEC
- Artisan Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics - KNEC
- National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) - Grade Test Examinations
- Diploma and Certificate courses by City and Guilds
FUTURE DEVELOPMENT PLANS FOR THE DEPARTMENT
- Market the courses offered and encourage female students to join the courses to increase their chances of employment opportunities.
- The department plans to start a driving school as part of the curriculum implementation and also use the school as one of the strategies to raise revenue for the department.
- The vehicle services intended to be offered to the customers would include vehicle repair and maintenance, panel beating and spray painting, car washing and vacuuming.