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Kenya Industrial Training Institute Solai Road.

P.O. Box 280-20100 Nakuru - Kenya.

Tel +254 51 2216755/51 2216291/51 738233765/774944615.

Email: directorkiti@yahoo.com

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Leatherwork and tannery department was started in 1965 with the aim of training small scale entrepreneurs in skill upgrading and self employment. It was started with the help of Japanese international co-operation assurance (JICA). After some years it started offering long term courses that took two and three years being for artisans and craft courses respectively.

Currently the department trains both short term courses (3months) and long term courses (2 years). Short term courses are examined by directorate of industrial training (DIT) (Grade Test III to Grade test I) while as long term courses (Artisan /Craft Certificate are examined by Kenya National Examination council). Artisan certificate course takes one year while as craft certificate course takes two years.

The grandaunts are absorbed in tanneries, footwear, industries, and leather products firms, jua kali sectors, youth polytechnics, rehabilitation centre’s etc.

COURSES OFFERED

A. LONG TERM COURSES

 

 

Course title

 

Duration

 

Minimum requirements

 

Fees

 

Examining body

 

Intake time

Border

Non boarder

1

Leather & Tannery Craft

2 years

KCSE mean Grade D (Plain) and at least D in Maths, English and Physics/ Science

1st term

Kshs. 15,900

Subsequent terms

Kshs. 14,700

1st term

Kshs. 10,400

Subsequent terms

Kshs. 9,200

KNEC

May every year

2

Leather & Tannery Artisan

1 year

KCPE, Grade C- in English, Maths and Science and above

1st term

Kshs 15,900

Subsequent terms

Kshs. 14,700

1st term Kshs 10,400

Subsequent terms

Kshs. 9,200

KNEC

January

Every year

B. SHORT TERM INDUSTRIAL (SKILLS UPGRADING)COURSES

3

  1. Leather Tanning
  2. Footwear (shoe making)
  3. Leatherwork

3 months each

Employees from Tannery Shoe Industries, School leavers, CBOs, Jua kali Artisans

Kshs. 17,700

Kshs. 12,200

KITI

 

 

DIT

January

 

May

 

July