Are you looking to enroll for a diploma or a certificate course and are wondering which are the accredited colleges in Kenya are?
If you are looking to pursue a course in Kenya, be careful.
If the school is not accredited for that course, do not even think twice. Your qualification may be rendered useless once you graduate and you may have to take supplementary courses in order to get a job anywhere.
Here is a list of public and private colleges accredited by Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA).
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Top Accredited Colleges In Kenya
1. Aberdare Institute of Business Studies and Catering
It is situated in Gituamba Plaza,Along Mathigu Road, Ruiru Town.
The college offers various courses which fall under the following departments; Business department, department of Information Technology, department of Hairdressing and beauty and department of Catering and Tourism.
2. Nkabune Technical Training Institute
Nkabune Technical Training Institute is a Government maintained institution located in Meru county just 4 kilometers from Meru town.
The institute offers technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurship training aimed at producing skilled manpower that fit in the dynamic Kenyan economy and the world at large.
3. Nairobi technical institute
Nairobi Technical Institute was officially started in 1951 as a Modern ‘High School’ only catering for Asian community residents in the neighborhood.
Though a secondary school, the curriculum offered at the time had a bias towards the inculcation of vocational skills which encompassed Mechanical Engineering and Carpentry & Joinery.
4. Rift Valley Technical Training Institute
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute was started in 1962 as a technical trade school and was later elevated to a post-secondary Technical, Industrial, Vocational and Entrepreneurial Training (TIVET) institution in 1986.
The institution lies on a 40 acre piece of land in a strategic location 2 kms from Eldoret- Kaptagat road opposite New KCC in Uasin Gishu County.
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The specialized courses offered here are on full time and part-time basis facilitated through five admitting departments providing practical instruction in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Institutional Management, Business, Information Communication Technology and Medical and Applied Sciences.
5. African Institute of Research and Development Studies – Eldoret
The College is located at Institute Plaza 3rd Floor Oloo Street, Eldoret.
It offer courses in Health science, Business and Management Studies, Education Hospitality and Management (Arts and social sciences), Information science and Accountancy
6. Mombasa Technical Training Institute
MTTI is a tertiary level training institution established by the Government of Kenya, under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology.
Training of students for award of craft, trade, and diploma certificates through syllabus developed by and examinations set and graded by KNEC and KASNEB.
7. Meru Technical Training Institute
Meru Technical Training Institute was established in 1956 by the Meru County to train the youth in various practical skills.
The institution’s main mission is to provide TIVET for producing Dependable skilled human resource for commerce and industry.
The institute offers Diploma courses, Craft courses and Artisan courses.
8. Kenya Institute of Social Work and Community Development
KISWCD is located within Nairobi city centre on Southern House, 2nd Floor of Moi Avenue, Opposite Meridian Hotel.
It is a Community-focused Development and Training Institution without any Governmental, Religious or political affiliation.
KISWCD was initiated in 1997 and incorporated on 22nd June 2000 as a Private Company limited by guarantee.
It was registered by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on 22nd August 2002 as a training Institution.
If you are looking for the accredited colleges in Kenya for your diploma or certificate course, look no further. The above accredited colleges are the best and you can be sure that your certificate will be legit.
By Kibet Tobias