Basic Technician Certificate in Civil Engineering

Main Objectives

The main objective is to prepare technical personnel at level of Basic Technician Certificate (NTA-Level ) who will work to support senior technical staff and engineers in Civil Engineering.These technical personnel should be capable of doing tasks that are routine in nature, with close supervision

Modules with a total of 121 credits are spread over two semesters. Each module is covered in one semester of 15 weeks of study and 2 weeks of examinations.


Modules are classified in subsections

Fundamental Modules

Core Modules

Department Contact Info

Department of Civil Engineering

Vikindu Catholic Polytechnic College
Vikindu, Mkuranga Pwani

+255 754 074 384

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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To spearhead employable education in Africa and become part of its history


Capacity building of children of Africa to meet the emerging challenges happening in the word, by imparting quality employable education with discipline which leads to self- enlightenment and development of the nation.


The Civil Engineering field is a fast growing field in the word today.The tremendous technological growth that we have seen in the past several decades has had a significant influence in lives of nearly everybody.

New systems and services have emerged at an unprecedented rate and these require installations, maintenance and trouble shoot. However, in Tanzania there is a shortage of technicians who can do this work.

Thus the rationale of developing the programme is thtreefold

  • To address the extreme shortage of technicians at these level in this field in the market to day
  • To address the national needs articulated through various Tanzanian Government technical and higher and education polices
  • To train more technicians in line with the industrialization policy of the phase five Government

Entry Requirements

Holders of Certificate of secondary Education Examination (CSCEE) with at least four (4) relevant passes( i.e. D grade or higher) in the following subjects: Physics/Engineering science, Mathematics, Chemistry and English or possession of at least NTA level III of relevant trade and completion of O-level