Irrigation Engineering

 The Irrigation Engineering Course aims to develop an assistant technician with knowledge, skills and attitudes required to carry out water resources engineering works in the community.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ministry of Lands , Agriculture and Rural Resettlement
  • Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education
  • Ministry of Environment and Tourism 
  • Non–Governmental Organizations
  • Parastatals
  • Irrigation Companies
  • Self-Employment/Part time jobs
  • Ministry of Public Works and Urban Development
  • Ministry of Water Resources and Infrastructural Development
  • Department of Irrigation


COURSES ON OFFER

January and May Intakes

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN IRRIGATION ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements for National Certificate

A minimum of 5 O’ Levels with a grade C or better including Mathematics, English and Science subject. 


DURATION: 1 YEAR
MODE OF STUDY: FULL TIME

SUBJECT

  • Civil Engineering Drawing
  • Fundamentals of Irrigation
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Surveying 1
  • Applied Mechanics
  • Civil Engineering Construction 1
  • National Strategic Planning
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
  • Natural Resources Assessment
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Technical Communication




NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN IRRIGATION ENGINEERING

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

National Certificate in Irrigation Engineering and Water Resources


DURATION: 3 YEARS
MODE OF STUDY: FULL TIME

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Statistics
  • Soil, Plant and Water Relations
  • Construction Technology for Irrigation
  • Soil Science
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Irrigation Systems 1
 
YEAR 2
On the Job Education and Training


YEAR 3
  • Hydrology
  • Irrigation Project
  • Project Management
  • Irrigation Systems 1
  • Survey for Irrigation Development
  • Theory of Structures
  • Water Resources Management