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Electrical and Electroninc Engineering Power Diploma at Mwala Technical Vocational College

Mwala Technical and Vocational College

Electrical and Electroninc Engineering (Power) Diploma program.

This Electrical and Electroninc Engineering (Power) course offered at Mwala Technical and Vocational College, is a 3 years Diploma program accredited by KNEC.

  • Diploma
  • 3 years
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering

The Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Power Option) course is designed to provide trainees with skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable them perform and manage tasks in Electrical Engineering and related fields or progress in further training.

Power engineers and power systems operators work for power generation plants, electrical power utilities, manufacturing plants, hospitals, universities, government, and commercial businesses.

Power engineers operate and maintain reactors, turbines, boilers, generators, stationary engines and auxiliary equipment to generate electrical power and to provide heat, light, refrigeration and other utility services for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings and other work sites.

Power systems operators monitor and operate switchboards and related equipment in electrical control centres to control the distribution of electrical power in transmission networks.

Career opportunities

  • Acoustic consultant
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Broadcast engineer
  • CAD technician
  • Control and instrumentation engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electronics engineer
  • Air compressor
  • Auxiliary plant equipment
  • Biomass plant technician
  • Building HVAC systems
  • Controller, system
  • Conversion substation
  • Dispatcher, power station
  • Electrical generating station
  • Energy recovery incinerator
  • Heavy water steam plant
  • Inspector, electrical substation
  • Mobile generator

What skills do you need for this career?

  • Operation monitoring
  • Critical thinking
  • Active listening
  • Monitoring
  • Operation and control
  • Reading comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Quality control analysis
  • Judgment and decision-making
  • Complex problem solving

Entry requirement

  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) or
  • Pass in relevant Craft Course or
  • Equivalent qualification approved by KNEC.