Diploma in Furniture Technology and Interior Design - Dedan Kimathi University of Technology - DeKUT | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This two year Diploma focuses on developing students' skills in the design of furniture and application of that design into a high-quality, unique, and finished product. Taken on-campus at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, this course focuses on how to create interior and exterior pieces while keeping in mind important factors such as sustainability, ergonomics, customer style preferences, and practicality. Students will receive hands-on practical training to ensure they can apply what they've learned in the classroom to the workplace upon graduation. 

Making and designing furniture is an art itself! If you want to use your passion and creativity to create a career that is flexible, well-paid, and provides you with incredible job satisfaction, then this Diploma in Furniture Technology and Interior Design will provide you with the skills and knowledge of the right techniques and tools you need to build a successful enterprise in this field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with colleagues, suppliers, clients and others involved in the project, using a variety of communication methods
  • Recognise and address quality issues and problems that arise in the workplace. 
  • Prepare business correspondence, purchase orders and invoices in a timely manner.
  • Identify shortfalls in knowledge and undertake research or training to fill gaps.
  • Work with technology safely and according to workplace standards
Certification obtained

Diploma in Furniture Technology and Interior Design

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Textile Technologist 
  • Furniture Designer 
  • Merchandiser 
  • Sales Consultant 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A KCSE Mean Grade of C - (Minus) and a credit pass in Building Technology
  • A KCSE Mean Grade of C (Plain) and a C - (Minus) in Mathematics and English 
  • KACE Certificate with a subsidiary pass and credit in Mathematics and English at KCE 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form 
  • Submit copy of ID/Passport/Birth Certificate
  • Provide two coloured passport sized photographs 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 500 KES 

Payment options

Students should pay their fees to Dedan Kimathi University of Technology using the following bank accounts:

Standard Chartered Bank Account 
  • Account Number: 0102045131203 
  • Branch: Nyeri 
Consolidated Bank 
  • Account Number: 10061200000062
  • Branch: Nyeri 
Kenya Commercial Bank 
  • Account Number: 1121318274
  • Branch: Nyeri 
Equity Bank 
  • Account Number: 1150297300480
  • Branch: Nyeri 
Family Bank 
  • Account Number: 055000028807
  • Branch: Nyeri

Detailed course information

This course is taken on-campus at the Dedan Kimathi University of Technology for the period of 2 years. 

Where and When


Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Along adison strt, Nyeri, Kenya

Course Provider