Plant operator courses are on-demand currently since our country is on the verge of infrastructure development. In the last 15 years, the government has invested in major infrastructure projects like roads, railway among others. Due to these projects, the demand for individuals who can operate machinery has been on the rise. In this article, we will be looking at the best schools that offer plant operator courses in Kenya.
SIT is among the most known Plant operator schools, in this course, you’ll learn how to operate;
- Motor Roller
- Farm Tractor
- Track shovel
- Wheel shovel
- Backhoe Loader
- Track shovel
Sensei Institute Plant Operator course requirements
In order to undertake this course, you’ll require a National ID and a Driving License (Sensei has a Driving School if you have no license).
Other additional requirements include 4-Coloured passport size photos and training boots.
Additionally, the institute provides students with a helmet, reflector, and an overall.
Plant Operator charges for Sensei Institute
Sensei offers a standard course for 1 month where the individual will learn how to operate 3 machines. The standard course costs Kshs 68,000
Furthermore, Sensei also offers a premium course which takes a period of 2 months and costs Kshs 104,000. In this premium course, the individual will learn how to operate 6 machines.
Accommodation for Sensei Institute
The school has boarding facilities with food and accommodation for a price of Ksh 7,000 per month.
The institute has 2 campuses, one in Nairobi and the other one in Nakuru.
Nairobi Campus (Kitengela)
P.O Box 15045-0010, Nairobi, Kenya
Barnabas Center along the Nairobi-Nakuru road
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Lastly, intakes are done at the beginning of every month.
Kilimambogo Highways Building and Technology is a private institution located in Thika, Kiambu County. KIHBTECH offers a wide range of building and construction courses. Training includes operating common construction and building site machinery.
In KIHBTECH you’ll learn how to operate;
- Front End Loaders
- Dump Trucks
- Asphalt Pavers & Rollers
- Road Graders
- Pile Drivers
- A copy of your National ID or Passport
- A filled application form
- 2 passport size photos
- Safety boots for training
- lastly, personal effects like tissues, blankets, etc
The course takes a duration of 2 months and intakes are done the first week of every month.
Kilimambogo fees structure
To learn more about the fee structure visit https://rb.gy/koiytt
Located at Kilimambogo Highways Building and Technology (KIHBTECH), Thika (Along Thika-Garissa Road, Kwaheri stage)
P.O. Box 7844-01000, Thika
Phone numbers: 254 0708 308 780,0704 201 901,0713 035 717,0711 899 829
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Rural Aid Kenya was registered as an NGO in 1978 by the United Kingdom. Since then, the institution has been empowering the youth, women, and persons with disabilities. The institution offers a wide variety of courses including plant operator courses.
At the institution, you’ll learn how to operate Excavators, Backhoes, Forklift, Grader, and Shove.
Rural Aid Kenya Fee
The institution charges Ksh. 10,000/per Month for short courses. This includes a plant operator course which takes a duration of 3 months.
Contacts for Rural Aid Kenya
Head office: Machakos, Kenya Athi-river, Site, Ngei II