Certificate in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering

The Certificate in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering of Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) is a two year programme with one graded industrial attachment session in the third semester of the first year lasting 12 continuous weeks. The list of courses and hours to be covered in each semester is provided in the table 1.

Summary of Courses per Semester for CIDE

CIDE Year One semester 1 Courses

NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE

HOURS PER WEEK

HOURS PER SEMESTER

1

MMA 1211

Real Numbers and Algebra I and Series and Graphs

4

56

2

MPH 1212

Physics

3

42

3

RCH 1211

Chemistry

3

42

4

RSB 1222

Microbiology

3

42

5

WEN 1211

Water Supply Technology

3

42

6

COMS 1211

Communication Skills

2

28

7

MIT 1211

Information Technology

3

42

8

EME 1211

Mechanical Workshop Technology

5

70

9

WEN 1251

Engineering Drawing

3

42

10

WEN 1221

Engineering Materials

3

42

 

 

Total

32

448

CIDE Year One Semester 2 Courses

NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE

HOURS PER WEEK

HOURS PER SEMESTER

1

MMA 1213

Trigonometry, Mensuration, Vectors and Coordinate Geometry

4

56

2

RWQ 1221

Water  Quality

3

42

3

WRM 1220

Geology

2

28

4

WEN 1222

Construction Technology

3

42

5

EME 1212

Mechanical Plant

3

42

6

WRM 1210

Hydrology

3

42

7

WEN1231

Surveying

5

70

8

WEN 1223

Construction Plant And Equipment

3

42

9

MBM 1221

Entrepreneurship Education

3

42

10

WEN 1210

Plumbing and pipe fitting

5

70

 

 

Total

34

476

 CIDE Year Two Semester one courses

NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE

HOURS PER WEEK

HOURS PER SEMESTER

1

MMA 2223

Calculus I

3

42

2

IEN 2223

Soil Science

3

42

3

WEN 2217

Hydrostatics

3

42

4

WEN 2253

Technical Drawing CAD

4

56

5

WRE 2210

Environmental Science

3

42

6

WRE 2234

Water Law and environmental law

3

42

7

IEN 2232

Irrigation and Drainage

4

56

8

EME 2221

Electrical Technology

3

42

9

WRM  2213

Soil and Water Conservation

3

42

10

IEN 2254

Farm Management and Agriculture Extension

3

42

 

 

Total

32

448

CIDE Year Two Semester two courses

NO.

COURSE CODE

COURSE

HOURS PER WEEK

HOURS PER SEMESTER

1

MMA 2224

Calculus II

3

42

2

WEN 2261

Structural Mechanics

4

56

3

WEN 2214

Hydrodynamics

3

42

4

WRM 2251

Drilling Technology

4

56

5

WEN 2241

Soil Mechanics

4

56

6

IEN 2231

Remote Sensing and GIS

4

56

7

IEN 2253

Land Shaping For Irrigation and Drainage

3

42

8

WEN 3319

Hydraulic Structures

3

42

9

IEN 2251

Drainage of irrigated lands

3

42

10

IEN 2240

Trade Project (I&D E)

3

42

 

 

TOTAL

34

476

Pattern of Attendance; Certificate in Water Resource Technology and Management

 

Year

Semester I (15 Weeks)

Semester II (15 Weeks)

Semester III (12 Weeks)

I

Course Work

Course Work

Community Service

II

Course Work

Course Work

Industrial Attachment

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