With over 13 certificate and diploma programmes, an enthusiastic faculty, and an impressive collection of training equipment, Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College is all set to scale the heights of higher education in Kenya.
Indeed, going by the ever-expanding enrollment numbers, it’s clear that the college is quickly becoming a favorite among students seeking to gain expert skills in their careers of choice.
The college is under the ministry of education, State department of TVET(Technical and Vocational Education and Training ) and students enjoy fees financing under HELB(Higher Education Loans Board).
Here is a comprehensive roundup of the fast-growing Kipipiri Technical Training Institute…
Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College is located past Mawingu Catholic Church (and next to Mawingu secondary school). You alight at Mawingu Township, on the Ol Kalou-Kinangop road. You can take a boda boda or walk to the institution (it’s about 400 metres from the centre). Just ask for directions from the locals on alighting at Mawingu shopping center.
Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College Contacts
Postal address: P.O BOX 438, Ol Kalau 20330
Mobile number: 0722 479 775
Kipipiri Technical Training College Fees Bank Account
To pay fees, use the following bank details:
Account name: Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College
Bank Name: Equity
Branch: Ol Kalou
Account number: 0620276272211
Kipipiri Technical Training Institutes Hostels
The availability of accommodation facilities close to the college- mostly built by private investors- enables the college to admit even students coming from far-flung regions.
The rent is quite affordable not to mention that food is super cheap considering that the area is a leading producer of horticulture and dairy products.
Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College Courses
As I had mentioned earlier, the TVET institution runs various certificate and diploma programmes in ICT, business studies, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the latter being one of the institute’s flagship programmes.
Besides, the college admits students in a number of marketable short courses including a certificate course in county governance.
Here’s an analysis of the entry requirements for each of the active courses:
|Course code||Name||Entry requirement||Duration|
|Electrical & Electrical engineering department|
|EE/01||Diploma in Electrical engineering- Power option Modules I,II & III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|EE/02||Craft certificate in Electrical engineering- Power option Modules I &II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|EE/03||Artisan certificate in Electrical installations||KCSE D minus||2 years|
|ICT(Information and Communication Technologies) department|
|IT/01||Diploma in ICT, Modules I,II & III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|IT/02||Craft certificate in ICT, Modules I,II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|Department of Business Studies|
|BS/01||Diploma in Human resources management -Modules I,II & III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|BS/02||Diploma in Business management- Modules I,II & III||KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|BS/03||Diploma in Cooperative management – Modules I,II & III
|KCSE C-||1 year/mod.|
|BS/04||Certificate in Business management- Modules I & II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
|BS/05||Certificate in Human resources management- Modules I & II||KCSE D plain||1 year/mod.|
- Computer packages.
- Driving course- BCE, E, and FG
- Motor vehicle mechanics.
- Community development.
- County governance.
Students interested in pursuing professional accountancy certifications such as ATD(Accounting technician diploma) and CPA(Certified public accountant) should register with KASNEB before enrolling at the college.
KASNEB registration forms are available from Huduma centers or Kenya national library branches countrywide.
Kipipiri Technical Institute Intakes
The college has its main intakes in January, May, and September each year in all the major courses. However, courses like computer packages and driving have a continuous intake every month.
How to apply
There are several ways you can secure admission.
- Apply via KUCCPS: Here you should choose Kipipiri as your preferred institute if ,for example, you wish to study a program like Electrical engineering- power option. Remember you have to time when the KUCCPS portal is open for you to submit an application through this method (KUCCPS usually announces application dates via the media so you’ll need to keep your eyes open).
- Apply to the college directly: If you’ve been bypassed by the KUCCPS deadline, visit the college at Mawingu and make a direct application.
- Through post office: You may also send your application for admission through post office address listed above.
Be sure to carry or attach your KCSE result slip, school leaving certificate, ID card, birth certificate plus other relevant academic papers to the application letter (if sending via post office).
Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College Fees
The tuition fees at the college is generally affordable and averages shs.26000 per year. However, examination fees vary from course to course and is paid for separately.
Students should also set aside sufficient cash to cater for their accommodation and food throughout the semester.
Government capitation and HELB
Students joining the college get fees assistance in form of the shs.30000 government of Kenya capitation grant annually and the HELB loan (For qualifying cases).
The college assists students to apply for the two upon joining.
From its strategic location, exemplary facilities, and devoted staff, Kipipiri Technical Training and Vocational College is well on the path to achieving its vision of empowering Kenyan youth with skills and technology.
You can call the principal on 0722 479 775 or visit the Institute for joining details and further guidance.
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