Diploma 3 Building And Construction

Diploma 3 Building And Construction (BCD3) is offered as a DIPLOMA III course examined by KNEC. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

A PASS in Diploma Module 2

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 250.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 800.00
Maintenance FeeKES 500.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 22,050.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 18,000.00
Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Total: KES 18,000.00

Exam Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
KNECKES 9,700.00
Total: KES 9,700.00
Total: KES 0.00
Total: KES 0.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of units taught under this course

Trimester 1
BCD3101_1Mathematics III T1
BCD3102_1General Building And Construction III T1
BCD3103_1Surveying III T1
BCD3104_1Structures III T1
BCD3105_1Construction Management II T1
BCD3106_1Estimating And Costing II T1
BCD3107_1Building Services T1
BCD3108_1Building Drawing And CAD II T1
Trimester 2
BCD3101_2Mathematics III T2
BCD3102_2General Building And Construction III T2
BCD3103_2Surveying III T2
BCD3104_2Structures III T2
BCD3105_2Construction Management II T2
BCD3106_2Estimating And Costing II T2
BCD3107_2Building Services T2
BCD3108_2Building Drawing And CAD II T2
Trimester 3
BCD3101_3Mathematics III T3
BCD3102_3General Building And Construction III T3
BCD3103_3Surveying III T3
BCD3104_3Structures III T3
BCD3105_3Construction Management II T3
BCD3106_3Estimating And Costing II T3
BCD3107_3Building Services T3
BCD3108_3Building Drawing And CAD II T3

Course Description

Diploma Module 3 in Building and Construction Technology is a curse best offered at Uwezo College and is the pinnacle of excellence in construction education. This one-year program, examinable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), is tailored for individuals who have successfully completed Diploma Module 2 in Building and Construction Technology. Designed as the apex diploma course, it offers advanced insights and expertise in various aspects of construction, preparing graduates for leadership roles and specialization within the industry. To enroll in Diploma Module 3, candidates must have successfully completed Diploma Module 2 in Building and Construction Technology. This requirement ensures that students entering the program have a solid foundation in advanced construction principles and practices.

Course Structure:

Diploma Module 3 is an advanced and specialized curriculum that builds on the knowledge gained in the earlier stages. Key areas of training include:

  • Mathematics 3: Develop advanced mathematical skills essential for complex calculations and problem-solving in advanced construction projects.

  • General Building and Construction 3: Explore advanced topics and practices in general building and construction.

  • Surveying 3: Gain advanced insights into surveying techniques, emphasizing precision and accuracy.

  • Structures 3: Deepen your understanding of the principles and design of complex structures in construction.

  • Construction Management 2: Further your knowledge of construction project management, focusing on advanced principles and practices.

  • Estimating and Costing 2: Acquire advanced skills in estimating and costing for complex construction projects.

  • Building Services: Explore the intricate aspects of building services, including electrical, plumbing, and other essential services.

  • Building Drawing CAD 2: Enhance your technical drawing skills and proficiency in advanced Computer-Aided Design (CAD).

Skills and Competencies:

Upon completing Diploma Module 3, students will possess advanced skills and competencies, including:

  • Proficiency in advanced mathematical and technical drawing skills.
  • Specialized knowledge in surveying, structures, and construction management.
  • Advanced understanding of building services and complex project estimation.
  • Proficiency in advanced CAD for technical drawings.
  • Leadership skills for managing complex construction projects.

Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of Diploma Module 3 are well-equipped for advanced leadership roles in construction, including:

  • Construction Project Director
  • Construction Manager for Complex Projects
  • Structural Engineering Consultant
  • Building Services Specialist

This program provides an unparalleled opportunity for individuals to reach the zenith of their careers in the construction industry, ensuring their expertise is recognized and valued in the professional landscape.

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What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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