Launched in 2018, Kinangop Technical Training Institute( Officially Kinangop Technical Training and Vocational college ) has captured the imagination of Form 4 leavers thanks to its mammoth investment in learning facilities.
Indeed, like its public TVET peers in other constituencies, Kinangop Technical Institute boosts top-notch machinery and training infrastructure meaning enrolled students are assured of quality education in their areas of interest.
The college neighbors Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational college plus the renowned Nyandarua Technical Training Institute to the south.
Let me take you through a comprehensive tour of this educational gem:
Kinangop Technical Training Institute Location
Kinangop Technical Training Institute is in South Kinangop region, Githabai ward. You can alight at Githioro shopping center on the Flyover-Kinangop road.
The college facility is visible even while one is standing on the tarmac. If coming from Nairobi, board Tulaga buses/Nissan matatus at Khorja stage.
On the other hand, those coming from Nyahuru can board Satima Sacco matatus at Nyahururu main stage.
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Kinangop Technical Training Institute Contacts
Postal address: P.O Box 267, South Kinangop 20319
Mobile number: 0721 753 038
Kinangop Technical Training Institute Courses
You can register for any of the following active courses:
|Mechanical engineering department|
|Diploma in mechanical engineering- Production option Modules I ,II,III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|Craft certificate in mechanical engineering- Production option Modules I ,II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|Artisan certificate in mechanical engineering-Modules I ,II||KCSE D minus||2 years|
|Information & Communication Technology Department|
|Diploma in ICT, Modules I ,II,III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|Craft certificate in ICT Modules I ,II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|Department of Business Studies|
|Diploma in Business management- Modules I ,II,III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|Diploma in supply chain management – Modules I ,II,III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|Certificate in Business management- – Modules I ,II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|Accounting Technician Diploma(ATD)-Levels I ,II,III||KCSE C Minus||6 months /mod.|
|Building & Civil Engineering Department|
|Diploma in Building Technology- Modules I ,II,III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|Certificate in food and beverage||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|Certificate in fashion and design- dress making||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
- Certificate in Computer applications.
- Driving course- B1 & C1
- Community development.
- County governance.
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Kinangop Technical College Intakes
You can join most of the courses either during the January and September intakes each year. A few programmes (mainly ICT & business) also have May intakes.
How to apply
You can either apply to join Kinangop technical via KUCCPS (when the portal is opened) or by visiting the college.
You can also send your application to the institution through the postal address listed above.
Ensure you carry/attach the following documents when applying:
- KCSE result slip.
- School leaving certificate.
- National ID card.
- Birth certificate.
- Other relevant academic papers.
Kinangop Technical Training Institute Admission letter
The admission letters are collected from the technical college or through post office- if you had applied through this method.
You can always call the office to inquire about the progress of your admission letter(use the telephone number above).
Kinangop Technical Training Institute Fees Structure
Tuition fees is about shs.26,000 per year. Other fees are as follows:
- KNEC Examination fees: These range between shs. 7500 to shs.13500 depending with the course.
- Accommodation and food: Students should have sufficient cash to cater for the living expenses.
Deserving students are assisted to apply for HELB loans. In addition, the government sponsors about shs.30000 per student per year in form of the government capitation for students in public technical colleges.
Besides, the college accepts bursary cheques from CDF and other initiatives including from various county governments.
Kinangop Technical Training Institute Hostels
The institution doesn’t have its own facilities yet. Luckily, there are plenty of hostel facilities scattered around the college neighborhood.
Most of these privately owned student accommodation centers are quite affordable and have all the essentials (clean water and electricity).
Some are also conveniently located, just a few hundred meters from the college.
Thanks to its unparalleled training infrastructure, Kinangop technical training institute is well equipped to impart in-demand technical skills and competencies in various disciplines to aspiring trainees.
They admit students seeking to further their know-how in technical education in January, May, and September.
You can either apply directly by visiting them, via post office, or through the KUCCPS student portal.
Feel free to direct any enquiries to the telephone number 0721 753 038.
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