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Thika Technical Training Institute

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Thika Technical Training Institute is a Public College located in Thika Town Consituency and is accredited by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) to offer Diploma and Certificate programs.

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About Thika Technical Training Institute


Thika Technical Training Institute offers both Technical and Business Courses at Certificate and Diploma levels and has so far trained over 10,000 students since 1987. It has limited boarding facilities for both males and females which are allocated on a first come first serve basis. 

Thika Technical Training Institute is a government Technical Training institute established under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology via certificate number MOHEST/GC/1459/011A. 

The Institute is located in Thika Town along General Kago Road next to Thika Level 5 District Hospital.

MANDATE

To provide quality training in technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurship.

The mandate of the institute is through registration under the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology under the Education Act Cap 211 under the first schedule. It is also guided through its operations by other Acts of Parliament like KNEC Act, TSC Act, KIE Act KASNEB  Act, and others. 

VISION

To be the center of excellence in Technical, Industrial, Vocational, and Entrepreneurship Training.

MISSION

To provide Training, Research, and Outreach Programmes that impart skills and utilize applied knowledge to spur economic growth and solve problems in society.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • To give quality training and services
  • To mold wholesome individuals
  • To uphold teamwork in all our undertakings
  • To enhance linkage with industries
  • To enhance linkage with other institutions
  • To uphold research and development
  • To uphold innovation and creativity.

CORE VALUES

  • Quality training
  • Ethical practices
  • Fairness and equity
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Respect of the rule of law
  • Cleanliness and orderliness
  • Efficiency and efficacy

Thika Technical Training Institute offers both Technical and Business Courses at Certificate and Diploma levels and has so far trained over 10,000 students since 1987. It has limited boarding facilities for both males and females which are allocated on a first come first serve basis. 

The Institute has grown from 750 to 1907 students for the last two years where a majority of students are being accommodated in the institution on a first-come-first-served basis.  It has more than 1087 male students and 681 female students in various courses. 

The Institute has about 50 non-teaching staff and 142 Lecturers who service the departments, 122 Lecturers are TSC employed and 20 are BOG employed. These lecturers have different levels of training. The table below shows the different categories of Lecturers.

 

Why study at Thika Technical Training Institute


Thika Technical Training Institute offers both Technical and Business Courses at Certificate and Diploma levels and has so far trained over 10,000 students since 1987. 

Programs offered at Thika Technical Training Institute


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Electrical Engineering

Diploma KNEC

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Project Management

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Sales and Marketing

Diploma KNEC

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Information and Communication Technology

Diploma KNEC

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Business Management

Diploma KNEC

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Human Resource Management

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Supply Chain Management

Diploma KNEC

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Secretarial Studies

Diploma KNEC

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Automotive Engineering

Diploma KNEC

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Information Technology

Certificate KNEC

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Social Work and Community Development

Diploma KNEC

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Secretarial Studies

Certificate KNEC

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Thika Technical Training Institute - Historical journey


Thika Technical Training Institute's history dates back to 1949 when it was started as a vocational training centre for former World War ll servicemen which was which was then elevated to technical high school where primary graduates admitted for secondary education with a technical bias. 

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