The Garment Making section is mandated with the task of training trainees in both theoretical and practical skills pertaining Garments. The section admits trainees at three different levels the lowest being Artisan, then Craft (Certificate) and the highest being Diploma. The Artisan level is done in one year in a regular program and the examining bodies are KNEC, NITA and TVET-CDACC,.NITA Trade Test Examination are done three times in a year i.e December Level 3, August and April Level 2 & 1,both Dressmaking and Tailoring Trade can be done concurrently.
The Craft Level is done in two years in a modular program where the first module ends after one year where the students sit for the first exam then the second module is done in the second year after which the student sits for the second exam, the examining bodies are KNEC or TVET-CDACC.
The Diploma Course is done in a three years modular program, with an exam at the end of each module. The examining bodies are KNEC or TVET-CDACC. The Garment section has qualified trainers with the relevant field experience who are always available and ready to offer quality training to the trainees. Practical materials and equipments to enable the trainees to carry out practical sessions are available. The Garment section moulds trainees to develop a culture of exposing them to the real job environment by engaging the trainees in making their own Garment designs,carryout repair works at the college and also encouraging trainees to attach themselves to qualified machinists during holidays.
A trainee may enroll in the lowest level of Artisan depending on the KCSE qualifications and proceed upto the highest level of Diploma in our college.
During the Garment Making training, trainees are required to have the following basic and personal items:
- Dust coat
- Closed low heel shoes
- Tape measure (60″)
- Metre rule (Wooden/Metal)
- Seam ripper
- Hand needles
- Sewing machine needles-Flat no.16or no.18
- Flat screw driver
- Drawing book A3
- Pencil (HB, H,2H)
- Paper scissor
- Pritt or office glue
- 30cm ruler
Enrollment into the Garment Making Course is ongoing and all qualified students are encouraged to enroll and start their career in the Garment Making Field