Certificate Courses in Aviation in Kenya 2023/2024

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Certificate Courses in Aviation in Kenya 2023/2024

Certificate Courses in Aviation in Kenya

 

 

 

Are you looking for certificate courses in aviation in Kenya? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to the end to find out more.

Perhaps you are interested in aviation courses but did not qualify for any diploma programs; an aviation certificate course will be a good starting point for you.

If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place.

In this article, we will look at all of the certificate courses in aviation in Kenya, including course requirements, course duration, and career opportunities.

Let’s get started…

 

Certificate courses in aviation in Kenya

1.     Certificate in Airline Cabin Crew

Entry requirements:

  • A KCSE mean grade of C- (minus) or its equivalent
  • You should be at least 21 years old.
  • A minimum physical height of 5.4 feet for ladies and 5.6 feet for gentlemen.
  • Have the ability to swim.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

 

Course duration: 3 months-6months (depends with the institution offering the course)

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Cabin crew member
  • Flight attendant

Where to study:

  • Kenya Airways Pride Centre
  • East Africa School of Aviation
  • Capital Connect Aviation School

 

2.     Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering (Aircraft Maintenance)

Entry requirements: A KCSE mean grade of D+ (plus) with at least a D+ (plus) in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English or Kiswahili.

Course duration: 1 year

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Aircraft maintenance technician
  • Aircraft ground support technician
  • Aircraft inspector
  • Aerospace technician

Where to study

  • Nairobi Aviation College
  • East Africa School of Aviation
  • Kenya Aeronautical College
  • Eldoret Aviation Training Institute
  • Africa College of Aviation and Management

 

3.     Certificate in Flight Dispatch

Entry requirements: A KCSE mean grade of C (plain) or its equivalent

Course duration: 9 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Flight dispatcher

Where to study

  • Kenya Airways Pride Centre

 

4.     Certificate in Aviation Security

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D (plain) or its equivalent

Course duration: 3 months- 4 months (depending on where you study)

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Airport security officer
  • Aviation security inspector

Where to study

  • Nairobi Aviation College
  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute
  • Aviation College of Kenya

 

5.     Certificate in airport operation (Fundamentals)

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D- (minus)

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Airport operations coordinator
  • Ground service agent
  • Airport operations supervisor

Where to study:

  • Nairobi Aviation College
  • Skyways Aviation Training institute
  • Eldoret Aviation Training Institute

 

6.     Certificate in Cargo rating

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D- (minus) or its equivalent

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Airfield operation coordinator
  • Airport security officer
  • Passenger handler

Where to study

  • Nairobi Aviation College

 

7.     Certificate in Airport Ramp Services

Entry requirements: KCSE with an aggregate of minimum D (plain)

Course duration: 4 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Ramp agent
  • Baggage handler
  • Ground support equipment operator
  • Ramp supervisor

Where to study

  • Nairobi Aviation College
  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute

 

 

 

8.     Certificate in Air Cargo

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D(plain)

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Airline operator
  • Freight forwarders
  • Cargo agent

Where to study:

  • Nairobi Aviation College

 

9.     Certificate in Flight data Analysis

Entry requirements: Mean grade of D (plain) in KCSE

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Flight data analyst
  • Aircraft operation analyst

Where to study:

  • Kenya Aeronautical College

 

10.Certificate in Assisting Travellers With special Needs

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D (plain)

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Accessible travel agent
  • Special needs tour guide
  • Airport services assistant

Where to study:

  • Kenya Aeronautical College

 

11.Certificate in Aviation Law Fundamentals

Entry requirements: D (plain) in KCSE or above

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Aviation legal assistant
  • Airline compliance officer

Where to study:

  • Kenya Aeronautical College

 

12.Certificate in Passenger Ground Service

Entry requirement: D (plain) in KCSE or its equivalent

Course duration: 3 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Passenger/Customer service agent
  • Ground handling agent

Where to study

  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute
  • Aviation College of Kenya

 

13.Certificate in Ground Operation Management

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D (plain)

Course duration: 6 months

Exam body: IATA

Employment opportunities with this course:

  • Airport operational supervisor
  • Ground operational coordinator

Where to study

  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute

 

14.Certificate in Basic Airside Safety

Entry requirements: KCSE mean grade of D (plain) or above

Course duration: 3 months

Exam body: IATA

Where to study

  • Mombasa Aviation Training Institute

 

How long do certificate courses in aviation take in Kenya?

Well, the duration of each certificate course varies depending on the institution from which you are pursuing it.

Generally, these courses typically take three months to one year to complete.

 

Certificate courses in aviation in Kenya – conclusion

So, those are the aviation certificate courses offered at the aviation schools in Kenya.

Hopefully, this article will be useful in assisting you in selecting the appropriate certificate course.

Also, keep in mind that once you complete your certificate course, you can later upgrade to a diploma or degree for better job opportunities.

All the best!

 

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