Requirements to Join Water Institute (WI); The Water Institute (WI) is a fully registered and accredited institution by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
Aspiring candidates who wish to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering are invited to apply. In this post, you will find the entry qualifications for certificate, diploma, and degree programs at the Water Institute.
For Form VI Graduates:
Applicants must be holders of an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with two principal passes. The total points should sum up to 4.0, based on the conversion scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.
These two principal passes should be from any two of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
For individuals who completed their A-Level studies in 2014 and 2015, they must possess an Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) with Two principal passes (Two Cs).
The total points should also be 4.0, based on the following conversion scale: A=5, B+=4, B=3, C=2, D=1. The two principal passes should be from any two of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
For Diploma Holders (NTA Level 6):
Candidates must have an Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education (OCSE) with at least four passes in non-religious subjects. Additionally, they should hold an Ordinary Diploma in one of the following fields:
- Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering
- Hydrology & Water Well Drilling
- Hydrology & Meteorology
- Water Quality Laboratory Technology
- Civil Engineering
- Irrigation Engineering
- Other fields related to Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering
The minimum GPA (NTA 6) required for the diploma is 3.0.
For Full Technician Certificate (FTC) Holders:
Candidates must have completed a Full Technician Certificate in Water Resources Engineering, Hydrogeology & Well Drilling, Hydrology & Meteorology, Water Laboratory Technology, Civil Engineering, or other fields related to Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering.
The minimum average C grade is necessary, based on the following conversion scale: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online through the link provided on the homepage of the Water Institute’s website. The application fee is TShs 10,000/= and should be paid to Water Institute’s Account No. 22501000004 at NMB, Mlimani City Branch, Dar es Salaam.
Candidates are required to submit certified true copies of their Academic Certificates and Birth Certificate along with the application.
Deadline for Receiving Application Forms
Duly filled application forms and the required attachments should be submitted as early as possible. The deadline for Application for Admission is yet to be announced.
The studies are scheduled to begin on a specified date. For more information and assistance, candidates can visit the Water Institute at Ubungo Campus or contact the institute.
Areas of Specialization at the Water Institute
The Water Institute offers training programs that lead to the award of an Ordinary Diploma in the following areas of specialization:
1. Water Supply and Sanitation Engineering
This specialization focuses on the planning, design, and management of water supply and sanitation systems. Students gain expertise in providing clean and safe water access, along with proper sanitation facilities.
2. Hydrology and Meteorology
Hydrology deals with the study of water, its distribution, and movement in the atmosphere and on the earth’s surface. Meteorology, on the other hand, focuses on weather patterns and atmospheric conditions. Together, these fields play a crucial role in understanding and managing water resources.
3. Hydrogeology and Water Well Drilling
Hydrogeology explores the movement and distribution of groundwater. Students in this specialization learn how to assess and develop groundwater resources.
Water Well Drilling complements this by teaching the techniques and technologies used in drilling wells to access groundwater.
4. Water Laboratory Technology
Water Laboratory Technology deals with analyzing water samples to assess their quality and suitability for various purposes. Students learn about different testing methods and equipment used in water quality analysis.
5. Irrigation Engineering
Irrigation Engineering involves designing and managing irrigation systems to ensure efficient water use in agriculture.
Students acquire knowledge about irrigation techniques, water management, and the impact of irrigation on crop production.
The Water Institute (WI) offers excellent opportunities for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the field of water resources and irrigation engineering.
The entry qualifications for certificate, diploma, and degree programs are designed to ensure that candidates possess the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in their chosen area of specialization.
By studying at the Water Institute, aspiring engineers and professionals can contribute to the sustainable management of water resources and the development of critical infrastructure for the betterment of society.
Don’t miss the chance to be part of this esteemed institution and make a positive impact on the world through water engineering and technology.
Apply today and embark on an exciting journey towards a fulfilling career in water resources and irrigation engineering.
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