RVIST : Courses

    Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology - RVIST - is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution

    The Institute has two campuses offering both full-time and part-time in a wide range of courses in Higher Diploma, Diploma, Certificate as well as Tailor-made courses and Consultancies.  These courses are designed to provide the requisite knowledge and skills to empower the youth and contribute to National Development. There are 9 admitting Departments namely;

    • Agricultural Education and Extension
    • Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering
    • Building and Civil Engineering
    • Health and Applied Sciences
    • Electrical and Electronics
    • Information Communication Technology
    • Liberal Studies
    • Hospitality and Tourism Studies
    • Entrepreneurship and Business Studies.

     

    Applications are invited for the following courses

    commencing DECEMBER 2014 & JANUARY 2015

    MAIN CAMPUS

    REGULAR COURSES JANUARY 2015 INTAKE

    NO

    COURSE TITLE

    DURATION

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    EXAM BODY

    1

    Diploma in Business Management Module I,II & III

     

    2 Terms per Module

    KCSE C-(Minus) for Module I, for Module II pass module I and For Module III pass in Module II

     

    KNEC

    2

    Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module I, II & III

    3

    Diploma in Human Resource Management Module I, II & III

    4

    Diploma in Food and Beverage

    6 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    5

    Diploma in Clothing Technology

    6 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    6

    Diploma in Ceramics

    6 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    7

    Diploma in Fashion Design / Garment  Making Module I

    2 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    8

    Diploma in Automotive Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    9

    Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    10

    Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    11

    Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Telecommunication option) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C- (MINUS)

    KNEC

    12

    Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Power option) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C- (MINUS)

    KNEC

    13

    Diploma in Electrical & Electronics (Power option) Module II and Module III

    2 Terms per Module

    For Module II pass in Module I, Module III Pass in Module II

    KNEC

    14

    Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) Module II & III

    2 Terms

    per Module

    For Module II pass in Module I, Module III Pass in Module II

    KNEC

    15

    Diploma in General Agriculture Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus)

    KNEC

    16

    Diploma in Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development (DSARD) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus)

    KNEC

    17

    Diploma in Entrepreneurial Agriculture (DEA) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus)

    KNEC

    18

    Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology

    3 Years

    KCSE C(Plain) with C in English/Kis, Bio/Chem, Maths/Physic

    KNEC/PPB

    19

    Diploma in Petroleum and Geosciences (Module I & II)

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus) for Module I, for Module II pass module I

    KNEC

    20

    Diploma in Environmental Science Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus)

    KNEC

    21

    Diploma in Civil Engineering Module I

    22

    Diploma in Civil Engineering Module II & III

    2 Terms per Module

    For Module II Pass Module I, For Module III Pass Module II

    KNEC

    23

    Diploma in Building and Construction Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C-(Minus)

    KNEC

    24

    Diploma in Building and Construction Module II & III

    2 Terms per Module

    For Module II Pass Module I, For Module III Pass Module II

    KNEC

    25

    Diploma in Architecture  Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C (Minus)

    KNEC

    26

    Diploma in Architecture   Module II & III

    2 Terms per Module

    For Module II Pass Module I, For Module III Pass Module II

    KNEC

    27

    Certificate in Supply Chain Management Module I & II

    2 Terms

    KCSE D(Plain)

    KNEC

    28

    Certificate in Human Resource Management Module I & II

    29

    Secretarial Single & Group Computerized

    5 Terms

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    30

    Certificate in   Fashion Design & Garment Module I

    2 Terns

    KCSE D (PLAIN)

    KNEC

    31

    Certificate in Automotive Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    32

    Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    33

    Certificate in Agricultural Engineering Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    34

    Certificate in Electrical & Electronics (Telecommunication Option) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE D (PLAIN)

    KNEC

    35

    Certificate in Electrical & Electronics (Instrumentation  Option) Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE D (PLAIN)

    KNEC

    36

    Certificate in Electrical & Electronics (Telecommunication Option) Module II

    2 Terms

    Pass Module I

    KNEC

    37

    Certificate in Electrical & Electronics (Instrumentation  Option) Module II

    2 Terms

    Pass Module I

    KNEC

    38

    Certificate in Electrical & Electronics (Power Option) Module I & II

    3 Terms

     

    For Module I KCSE D (PLAIN), For Module II pass Module I

    KNEC

    39

    Certificate in Information Communication Technology (CICT) Module I & II

    2 Terms

    KNEC

    40

    Artisan in Garment Making

    3 Terms

    KCPE OR KCSE D-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    41

    Artisan in Electrical Installation

    3 Terms

    KCPE OR KCSE D- (MINUS)

    KNEC

    SANDWICH COURSES (JANUARY 2015)

    NO

    COURSE TITLE

    DURATION

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    EXAM BODY

    1

    Diploma in Library and Information Studies

    4 Terms

    Pass Certificate in Library, Archives and Information Studies

    KNEC

    2

    Diploma in Information Communication Technology Module I

    3 Terms

    KCSE C- (Minus)

    KNEC

    3

    Diploma in Accountancy

     

    6 Terms

     

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

     

    KNEC

    4

    Diploma in Co-operative Management

    5

    Diploma in Banking and Finance

    6

    Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetic Management Module II & III

    2 Terms

    For Module II Pass Module I, For Module III Pass Module II

    KNEC

    7

     

     

     

     

    8

     

     

     

     

    9

    Certificate in Banking and Finance

    5Terms

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    10

    Certificate in Library, Information Studies Module I & II

    2 Terms  per Module

    KCSE D(Plain) For Module I, pass Module I for Module II

    KNEC

    11

    Artisan in Food and Beverage

    3 Terms

    KCSE D(Plain) or KCPE

    KNEC

    DECEMBER  2014 INTAKE SCHOOL BASED (INSERVICE)

    NO

    COURSE TITLE

    DURATION

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    EXAM BODY

    1

    Diploma in Food and Beverage

    3 Sessions

    Certificate in Food and Beverage

    KNEC

    2

    Diploma in Clothing Technology

    3 Sessions

    Certificate in Garment Making

    KNEC

    3

    Diploma in General Agriculture (DGA) Module II)

    3 Sessions

    Certificate in General Agriculture

    KNEC

    4

    Diploma in Business Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    5

    Diploma Human Resource Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    6

    Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    7

    Diploma in Library and Information Studies

    4 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    8

    Certificate in Fashion Design & Garment  Making Module I

    3 Sessions

    KCSE D(PLAIN)

    KNEC

    9

    Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology

    5 Sessions

    KCSE D(Plain)

    KNEC

    11

    Artisan in Garments Making

    3 Sessions

    KCPE OR KCSE D(MINUS)

    KNEC

    12

    Computer Repair and Maintenance

    1 Month

    Open to all

    RVIST

    13

    Computer Packages

    1 Month

    Open to all

    RVIST

    14

    Organic Farming

    2 Sessions

    2 Sessions

    2 Sessions

    2 Sessions

    KCPE OR KCSE

    KCPE OR KCSE

    KCPE OR KCSE

    KCPE OR KCSE

    KCPE OR KCSE

    RVIST

    RVIST

    RVIST

    RVIST

    RVIST

    15

    Green House & Urban Farming

    16

    Crop Protection

    17

    Dairy Production & Milk Processing

    18

    Poultry (Indigenous Chicken)

    19

    Bee Keeping & Honey Processing

    20

    Pig Production

    21

    Goat Production

    22

    Project Proposal Writing

    23

    Fish Farming

    APRIL  2015 INTAKE SCHOOL BASED (INSERVICE)

    NO

    COURSE TITLE

    DURATION

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    EXAM BODY

    1

    Diploma in Food and Beverage

    3 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS) or Certificate in Food & Beverage

    KNEC

    2

    Diploma in Clothing Technology

    3 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS) or Certificate in Garment Marking

    KNEC

    3

    Diploma in Business Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    4

    Diploma Human Resource Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    5

    Diploma in Supply Chain Management Module I

    2 Sessions

    KCSE C-(MINUS)

    KNEC

    6

    Certificate in Garment Making

    4 Sessions

    Artisan Garment Making

    KNEC

    7

    Computer Repair and Maintenance

    1 Month

    Open to all

    RVIST

    8

    Computer Packages

    1 Month

    Open to all

    RVIST

    Please apply to The Chief Principal RVIST P O BOX 7182 NAKURU, enclosing copies of ID card, Birth Certificate, academic certificates (Result slip & leaving) and non refundable fee of Kshs.500/- to be deposited in RVIST A/C Nakuru Branch at either Kenya Commercial Bank 1101786221 or Co-operative Bank of Kenya 01129087643400. Deposits may be made at any branch country wide. Include your mobile number in your application letter.  Accommodation is limited and only available at the Main Campus.


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