Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Tailoring and Dressmaking in Kenya

  • Course Name: Certificate in Tailoring and Dressmaking(Tailoring and Dressmaking)
  • Major Subject: Tailoring and Dressmaking
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Tailoring and Dressmaking

  •  Mwangaza College, Nakuru  
    Programme Overview
    This course is designed for students who wish to learn and understand the basic and different aspects of pattern making and tailoring.
    The programme seeks to teach learners the various nuances of fashion dress designing and pattern making by addressing key topics such as stitching methods, measurement techniques, and drafting patterns, and is especially useful for individuals who wish to start their own business or who want to pursue professional garment opportunities within the industry.
    If you're looking for a stepping stone into this thrilling and fast-paced industry that will allow you to express your creative and innovative side, and also provide excellent entrepreneur opportunities, then this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to get started on this truly exciting career path.

    Career Opportunities
    This course will prepare students for careers such as:
    • Self-employed tailor
    • Pattern Designer
    • Garment Consultant

    Programme Duration and Structure
    Duration of 1 year (3) terms

    Expected Learning Outcomes
    At the end of this course, students will be able to:
    • Design, make, alter, or repair clothing.
    • Effectively discuss the needs and desires of clients and perform the necessary services to meet their expectations.
    • Illustrate and understand various types of garment sketches and techniques in making them.
    • Select suitable techniques for different styles and types of dress designs according to the latest trends.
    • Set up an entrepreneurial unit.

    Entry Requirements
    • This is an open course

  •  Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, Mombasa  
    Artisan in Dressmaking and Tailoring

    Course requirements: KCPE and above

    Course duration: 1 Years


    Examination body: NITA

  •  Kenya Institute Of Development Studies, Nairobi  


    Grade III :

    Duration:6 Months

    Grade II:
    -Grade III pass

    Duration:6 Months.

    Exam body:NITA.
  •  Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies, Nakuru  
    Duration: 18 months
    Examination Body: NITA
    Termly Fees: 14,700
    Entry Requirements: Open
    Mode of Study: Full time, Part time, Distance, Online
  •  Kenya Industrial Training Institute, Nakuru  
    Entry Requirement: KCPE & above
    Duration: 1 Year
    Intake: January, May & September
    Exam Body: KITI/DIT
  •  Beacon Technical Training Institute, Ongata Rongai  
    Entry Requirement: KCPE
    Exam Body: NITA
    Mode of study: Online, Part time, Regular
  •  Comboni Polytechnic, Gilgil  
    Course entry requirements

    Course duration: 2 years
  •  Vera Beauty and Fashion College, Nairobi  

    Duration:6 months

    Mode of study:Online.
  •  Cambridge Universal College, Eldoret  
    Entry Grade: Open

    Duration: 3 terms
  •  Wote Technical Training Institute, Makueni  
    Course duration: 3 months
  •  Timau Institute of Professional Studies, Timau  
    Duration: 6 months
  •  Shanzu Teachers Training College, Mombasa  
    Duration: 1 year
  •  St. Joseph Mukasa College, Kahawa West  
  •  Finstock Evarsity, Nairobi  
  •  Baraka Technical Training College, Matuu  

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