The programme focuses on combined skills that are in Electrical and Industrial Automation engineering. it has been noted that Tanzania has about 81% of population (43,621,499) own and uses mobile phone for their daily activities in 2018 compared to 61% (27,607,822) in 2013. Also number of electricity connection in Tanzania mainland has increased to 73% in 2018 compared to 13% in 2007. Furthermore, the country has been constructing stiegler-gorge hydropower plant that is expected to be finalized in 42 months and should have the capacity to produce 2,115 MW by April 2022, dramatically increasing the country’s current power production capacity of 1,553.96 MW to 3668.96MW. Therefore, improvement airports, construction of standard gauge railways, establishment of TV and Radio stations, shall increase of industries and extension of National grid to rural community will increase the demand of technician in this cadre. The programme will admit students with ordinary level of education with any two passes in science subjects.


The Basic Technician Certificate in Electrical and Industrial Automation offers the learner basic knowledge and skills in Algebra and Trigonometry, BasicTechnical Communication Skills, Basics of Computer System Applications, Basics of  Electrical Engineering, Analogue Electronics, Domestic Installation, Electrical Measurements, Energy  and Climate Change, Series and Matrices, Basics of Entrepreneurship, Engineering Materials, Modern Electrical Draughting, Digital Combinational Circuits,  Industrial Automation, Basics of Electromagnetism and magnetic field, Basics of Renewable Energy Technologies and Industrial Training

Possession of a Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (CSEE) with a minimum of FOUR passes of which TWO must be among the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics / Engineering science, Biology and Chemistry; excluding religious subjects



Possession of a National Vocational Award (NVA) Level III in Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, Mechanical and related field offered by VETA and a Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least two passes.

Fee structure and Mode of Payment for Diploma Programmes

Annual fee structure is provided in the Table below.

All fees should be paid before commencement of each semester. The fees should be paid through the

  • Account No. : 002-4001687
  • Account Name: KIITEC Ltd

The fee structure for academic year 2019/2020 is as shown below;



  Semester I Semester II
Tuition fee 600,000 600,000
NACTE Quality Assurance fee 15,000  
Registration fee 20,000  
Examination fee 20,000 25,000
Student Organisation 10,000  
Graduation fee 20,000  
Sports and games 10,000  
Total 695,000 625,000



No student will be registered without paying the relevant fees.

Fee in the second semester can be paid in two installments before the end of the semester