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National Diploma in Building Technology
Mode of Study: Full-time / Part-time
Timetable: Day
Duration: 4 Semesters
Course Objectives:
The National Diploma programme in Building Technology is aimed  at producing technicians that are capable  of performing basic functions in Building Technology Practice both in private and public sector.

The objectives are to produce a diplomat that will assist the professional Builder in the areas of:

  • Production of simple buildings.

  • Maintenance of simple buildings

  • Management of Small projects.

  • Costing of simple construction works.

  • Cost control techniques in minor construction and engineering works.

  • Selection of materials and techniques for new building systems.


Applicants with any of the following qualifications may be considered for admission into the National Diploma programme by direct entry.

  • S.S.S.C or its equivalent (N.T.C, WASC, GCE O’Level) with credit in Physics and Mathematics and any other two subjects from the following: Further Mathematics, Fine Art/Technical Drawing, Geography, Economics, English Language, Chemistry/Biology, Agricultural Science obtained at not more than two sittings. Candidates are expected to have at least a pass in English Language.

  • Four credit passes in relevant subjects as stated in (1) above obtained at the final examination of an NBTE recognized preliminary ND programme offered in a polytechnic or similar post-secondary technical Institution.