Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction - Technical University of Kenya | Educartis

4 years
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Course Overview

This four-year Bachelor of Technology (Building Construction) programme has been developed to improve students' level of quality when actualising designs. Taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya, this bachelor course has been specifically designed to advance and improve the practice of building in students and is organised to deliver to the industry a professional who is well equipped with the most contemporary techniques and methods. 

The demand for highly professional skilled workers has been increasingly steadily, even during periods of economic decline. A Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction will allow you to begin earning a better-than-average salary almost immediately and provides countless of opportunities to advance in your career. If you're looking for a job that will allow you to travel, that is highly varied and involves continuous life-long learning, and gives you the opportunity to make a mark on your local landscape, then this course will give you the advanced skills and knowledge you need to gain a competitive edge over your peers. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 
  • Engage in effectively interpersonal, oral, visual, and in written communication.
  • Demonstrate basic drafting proficiency, including the ability to use industry-standard computer software to generate 2D and 3D drawings.
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the systems and processes used to construct the built environment, including an understanding of industry terminology.
  • Work in a team environment to analyze existing building types, develop a list of programmatic requirements, sketch a schematic design, and use this information to develop drawings and models sufficient to present a competent architectural design solution.
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Certification obtained

Bachelor of Technology in Building Construction 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will successfully prepare students for careers such as: 
  • Laborer 
  • Entry Level Construction Technician 
  • Construction Manager 
  • Reality Capture Sales Representative 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have either: 

  • A KCSE Mean Grade of C + with at least a C+ in Mathematics and Physics
  • Certificate in Building Construction 
  • Construction Technician Part 1 plus 1 year relevant experience 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill in the online application form 
  • Upload their academic certificates and a copy of their National ID/Birth Certificate/Passport 
  • Pay a non-refundable fee of 2,000 KES 

Payment options

Students can pay their fees through: 

  • Bank Deposit
  • Bank Transfer 
There are scholarships and grants available for certain courses. 

Detailed course information

The duration of this programme is four years full-time with a twelve week supervised industrial experience provided for at the start of every academic year (Year 2-4). It is taken on-campus at the Technical University of Kenya. 

Where and When


Technical University of Kenya

Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya


Technical University of Kenya

Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya


Technical University of Kenya

Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya

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