Best marketable D- (minus) courses in Kenya. The fact that you did not get a C+ to secure a spot in university, that is not the end of the road. With a D-, you can still advance your studies by enrolling in a TVET institution and pursue an Artisan Course.
Here is a list of marketable D- courses in Kenya.
1. Certificate in Carpentry
Certificate in Carpentry is a technical course that equips one with skills to work as a carpenter. It is a good course that offers perfect opportunities for self-employment. After finishing the course, You can establish your own workshop and reap big, as long as you offer outstanding services and reasonable Pricing.
2. Artisan in Welding and Fabrication
Artisan in Welding and Fabrication is a technical and practical course for anyone seeking to start a career in the lucrative welding and fabrication industry. There are a lot of welding and fabrication schools in the country.
3. Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
Motor Vehicle Mechanics is best taught in TVETs. It is a good course that equips you with the skills and knowledge to work as a mechanic capable of repairing and servicing any type of vehicle.
4. Certificate in Laundry and Dry Cleaning
How many people need laundry and dry cleaning services in a day? The demand is high compared to those who offer the services. You don’t need to be employed after studying this course. You can establish your own laundry business within your neighbourhood. It also needs a small capital to establish this business.
This is a very marketable course that is best offered in TVETs. The course is a pathway to self-employment, whereby you can choose to offer your services as a hairdresser right in the comfort of your home. Alternatively, you can opt for employment in any of the leading hairdressing and beauty shops in the country.
6. Artisan in Electrical Installation/ Wiring
This is a marketable course that will guarantee you a steady flow of electrical installation and wiring jobs. It doesn’t matter whether you choose to be employed or self-employed.
7. Artisan in Masonry
Masonry is a great course for anyone wishing to work in the construction industry as a mason ” Fundi”. You will get jobs as long as you build your network well and offer good services.