Top Ten Most marketable Technical Courses in Kenya

List of top ten most Marketable technical courses in Kenya

1. Degree/ Diploma in Electrical Engineering Be it diploma or a Bachelor’s program electronics engineering is one of the best Marketable technical university courses you can pursue in Kenya. Electrical engineers are involved in building and maintaining electrical equipment controlling electrical machines power plants and power supply electronics. With all these tasks you are sure the course pays off pretty well.

Where can I apply for Electrical Engineering courses?

There are plenty of colleges and universities you can apply for a diploma or bachelors in electrical. Here are some of the best:

Nairobi University

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Kenyatta University

Multimedia University of Kenya

Dedan Kimathi University

2. Diploma/ Degree in Computer Science

One of the best technical courses on demand is computer science. It’s no news that we are living in a digital world full technological advancements. And this has led to a demand in computer science graduates, making it a course worth to study. By taking a computer science course you will work as computer data analysts, information systems manager, UX designer, software engineer, data base administrator among others jobs. And sure enough this jobs are one of the best paying in the job market today.

What do grade before enrolling for Computer Science?

Averagely for diploma programs you must have attained minimum aggregate of C in KCSE with a C in English, Mathematics or physical science.

For degree programs you need to have achieved a C+ with a C+ in maths physics or physical sciences

3. Diploma/ Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers work in designing and maintenance of machinery and electrical equipment. These are the people you find in industries controlling and making sure that there systems and machines are functioning as expected. One thing you need to know about the job market for this course is that, it doesn’t really matter whether you have a diploma or a degree in the course, the job market for this two is more or less the same. Don’t even be surprised to hear some employers preferring diploma students over degree students. Here are some of the best institutions offering courses in mechanical engineering

Nairobi University

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Multimedia University of Kenya

Dedan Kimathi University

4. Degree/ Diploma Information Technology

Due to the advancement of technology in the country the field of information technology is very huge and still growing bigger and bigger. With a degree or a diploma in this course there is a wide range of fields to choose, from web-hosting to cyber security services and IT managers in organizations among others.

Here are some of the institutions offering IT programs:

Nairobi University

Kenyatta University

KCA University

Nairobi Institute of Business Studies Muranga University among others.

5. Diploma in TV And Film Production

Are passionate about making films? Then this is for you. Diploma in film production is one of the best marketable courses you can study with grade C plain. Most of the people who have done film production can tell you the course is rewarding and enjoyable regardless of the age and background. The fact that not many institutions offer this program also makes the course even more worth to study. With a course in film production you’ll be able to understand how cinema production is done which will prepare you for the entry in the television industry.

Entry requirements With a minimum mean grade of a C plain and above you can enroll in some of the universities and colleges offering this course.

6. Diploma/Certificate in Welding and Fabrication.

Making the top 10 list is a Diploma or Certification in Welding and Fabrication. The course builds one’s skills in hands on skills applicable in several spheres including garages, construction and mechanics. The necessity of welding skills all over the world provides a stable job opportunity and an avenue to make some income. One only needs to take time in practicing the craft and employ smart moves in spotting business opportunities.

7. Radiologic Technology

Making the top 10 list is a course in Radiologic Technology that trains in the Science and carrying out of X-rays and CAT scans. Over the course of study, one is able to learn a lot about the workings of the varied machines and good practices in the field.

This prepares one for future job opportunities in the medical field and opens up doors to make further progressive steps in one’s career. It is an excellent choice as it offers one the chance to set up an individual business venture around the skills attained and in securing jobs.

8. Diploma in Agriculture, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

This is one of the top 10 most marketable technical courses that will open up opportunities for the learner in a wide range of areas. This course equips one with skills in top notch engineering faculties that are put into use in agricultural practices, irrigation and drainage systems.

This is an indispensable part of our economy as we approach different phases in our experience on earth that will require us to be better stewards of our environment and the limited resources available to us.  The skills attained will allow one to craft a business around new and improved agricultural practices, irrigation practices and forms and new technologies in drainage systems that can be sold in the market.

9. Diploma in Motor Vehicle Systems

This technical course is one of the most popular and simultaneously one of the most marketable in Kenya offering learners skills in car engineering, heavy vehicle technology and vehicle servicing. It is a marketable venture given the intensive spending and investment by many people in motor vehicles as one of the primary means of travel. This is an assurance of the need to service these machines, improve them and maintain them.

10. Culinary Arts

Next in the list is a course in Culinary Arts that trains learners in cooking skills that are truly indispensable and can be expected to be in utilization for a long time to come. These skills are crafted around a wide range of choice including baking. One is able to craft their own businesses around this and set up catering services and even stand better chances at bagging chef employment opportunities in restaurants, hotels and even private homes. One can take on meal preps and program meal plans for body builders, and give complimentary meal programs for work out plans.


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