Laboratory student

Our courses adhere to Competence Basic Education and Training (CBET) Unit Standards. The CBET system integrates business entrepreneurial skills, trade calculations, English, Engineering Science, Technical Drawing into the curriculum so that students will be prepared when they reach the workplace.

We offer 20 long courses and over 50 short courses. Every long course subject is also offered as a short course and as an evening course. Short and evening courses have the advantage that students can also work while studying. However, long courses teach material in more depth and adhere to national vocational education and training curricula. Learn more about:

Long Courses

Short Courses


Long Courses

In response to the labour market demand the centre offers two main training programs, that is long and short courses programs

Please see our Admissions requirements to learn more about how to apply for long courses. If you have questions about the content or scope of a specific course, visit our Centre.


  1. Auto Body Repair and Repainting (Panel Beating) (Two Years Courses)

  2. Area to be Covered:
    • Car body repairs
    • Utilization of gas, electricity and rivet for maintenance of cars
    • Utilization of car body fillers
    • Repainting of motor vehicle etc.

  3. Machinery Fitting (Two Years courses)

  4. Area to be Covered:
    • Various methods of fabricating different types of spare parts
    • Maintenance of Machines
    • Fabrication of machines and cookery stoves etc.

  5. Motor vehicle Mechanics(Two year Courses)

  6. Area to be Covered:
    • Maintenance of different types of motor vehicles and trucks
    • Maintenance of Generators.
    • How to trace fault/problems during maintenance processes etc.

  7. Welding and Fabrication (Two years Courses)

  8. Area to be Covered:
    • Different tactics of drawing and translation of drawing
    • Different methods as of joining models
    • Fabricating of doors, gates and window grills etc.


  1. Construction Skills (Masonry and Bricklaying) (Two Years Courses)
    • Trained how to fabricate different types of blocks e.g Clay soil and cements
    • Site measurement and setting of buildings
    • Construction work plastering tiling etc

  2. Specialized Woodwork skills (Carpentry and Joinery)(Two Years Courses)
    • Different types of carpentry and joinery work
    • Manufacturing of door windows frames and different types of furniture
    • Roofing methodology etc.

  3. Painting and Decoration (Two Year Couses)
    • Different skills of painting activities
    • Spray Painting
    • Colour separation
    • Plastering etc.

  4. Civil Draughting (Two Year Couses)
    • Drawing of Different types of buildings
    • Preparation of building modeles
    • Auto Card
    • Utilization of blue print machine

  5. Plumbing (Two Year Couses)
    • Installation of water tanks, sinks, toilets etc
    • Pipe fitting in different types of houses
    • Lay out of water distribution system
    • Maintenance of water pipes.


  1. Electrical Installation (Two Year Couses)

  2. Area to be Covered:
    • Domestic and industrial wiring of different types of building
    • Installation of different types of machines
    • Maintenance of electrical equipment e.g. cooker, washing machines etc.
    • Installation of stand by generator.

  3. Armature and Motor Rewinding (Two Year Courses)

  4. Area to be Covered:
    • Fabrication of different types of electrical motors
    • Fabrication of stratus of different types of mechanics like water pumps etc.

  5. Refrigeration and air– conditioning (Two Year couses)

  6. Area to be Covered:
    • Maintenance of Air conditions and refrigerators
    • Electrical installation


  1. Information Technology

  2. Area to be Covered:
    • Maintenance of computers.
    • Network and Internet Application
    • Assembling of computer accessories
    • Data processing
    • Computer application
    • Graphics Design and
    • Web designing
    • Basic Programming

  3. Secretarial and computer training

  4. To be imported with the skills of that will enable graduates to be recruited as
    • Receptionist
    • Typist on Registry Clerks
    • Secretaries Duties

  5. Electronics (Two Year Courses)

  6. Area to be Covered:
    • Maintenance of electronic data processing equipments
    • Maintenance of computers
    • Maintenance telephone (mobile etc) and Fax machine
    • Wiring of electronic equipment

  7. Office Machine Mechanics (Two Year Courses)

  8. A question of various skills on:
    • Maintenance of Computers, Printers and Electronic Typewriters
    • Basic computer skills
    • Repairing and maintenance of copies etc


  1. Laboratory Assistance
    • Imported with laboratory assistant skills
    • To be able to prepare different types of soap, Candles, bleach, distilled water.
    • Utilization of various laboratory equipment
    • Cross breading of different plants, e.g. mangos & oranges

  2. Tailoring
    • Sawing different types of garments
    • Production of patterns
    • Patch design

  3. Printing
    • Trained how to utilize various machine for printing works
    • Printing of books leaf lets and magazines

Dual Apprenticeship Training Program


This course is a 2 year course;

The course aims at providing learners with knowledge, in the following areas

The Textile and fashion Design course is conducted for two years whereby learning and training is modularized following the Competence Based Education and Training Approach.

Upon successful completion of training, trainees will be awarded a Vocational Diploma in Textile and Fashion Design.

Short Courses

Short course programs

Short course programs are running parallel with long courses programs. These programs were introduced to address various demands/needs from the labour market. The programs are classified into four main categories as follows:

  1. Formalized Short Course
  2. These are courses derived from normal long-term training program taken as single module or more than one module.

  3. Special Short Courses
  4. These are short courses developed to target specific group and needs. These courses are developed to address labour market needs. Such courses are like-Basic catering particularly for baba and mama lishe, Hairdressing, Basic cleaning, Land Scarping and Hair cutting course.

  5. Tailor Made Training
  6. These are programs tailed to specific group, company or individual. Mostly they aim at skills updating. The program has a high demand from industries such as TBL, TCC, Twiga Cement just to mentions few.

  7. Evening Classes
  8. These programmes aimed at enabling basic trainees graduates and those who have been trained on the job to be able access theoretical lesson at the centre while preparing to sit for Trade Testing examinations from grades III to I respectively. It further enables the trainees to acquire new technological knowledge which will help them to improve their productivity at work place.

    The current short courses are as follows:

    DRIVING-Yombo Drivers and Testing Center

    Our well qualified driving Instructors using up to date techniques, good vehicles and facilities provide the best driving courses including VIP Driving and defensive driving.

    Basic Driving Course

    Fee 187,000/= for 5 weeks

    Truck driving course

    Fee 187,000 for 5 weeks

    Bus Drivers

    Fee 207,000 for 5 weeks


    We train for efficient and creative internal and external decoration. This is a popular Endeavour in our communities and it calls for trained personnel for executive performance
    Fee 160,000/= for 2 months


    We train those interested in modern cookery and catering. After the course the graduate can prepare various meals in required professional standards.
    Fee 130,000/= for 3months


    Proper daily cleaning maximizes floor life and is essential for achieving a safe, non slippery surface and impressive looking finish. We train in the best use of available equipments—detergents and tools for effective and safe cleaning.
    Fee 40,000 for 1 month


    Proper daily cleaning maximizes floor life and is essential for achieving a safe, non slippery surface and impressive looking finish. We train in the best of how to handle the office and all documents in the office and other equipments.
    Fee 40,000/= for 1 months


    Hairdressing classWe provide the best training and give our trainee the professional touch to the hair Shampooing, relaxing and styling, techniques. Also we teach Facial, Pedicure and Manicure.
    Fee 197,000/= for 3 months


    We provide the best training and give our trainee the professional touch to the Music, techniques in writing music. Also use different instruments
    Fee 000,000/= for some months

    HOTEL MANAGEMENT -VETA Kijitonyama Short Course Centre.

    We provide the best training and give our trainee knowledge in different type of cooking flavour from different culture and countries
    Fee 550,000/= for five months


    Fee 160,000/= for 2 months


    Environmental care is our responsibility. Training to manage the environment is provided.

    Fee 80,000/= for 2 months


    The course offered follows a particular approach motivating learners of all courses. The programme builds capacity of understanding a practicing.
    Fee 50,000/= for 2 months


    Art of salesmanship Concept of Marketing
    Fee 130,000/= for 3 months

    NABE I & II

    Book keeping, Store Keeping, Commerce, Commercial


    Fee 110,000/= for 5 months


    We provide training in basic draughtsman ship, model making, and drawing interpretation and for blue printing machine operators.
    Fee 170,000/= for 4 months


    Drawing, Preparation of Reinforcement
    Fee 210,000/= 2 months


    Commands, Tools Bars, Drawing Presentation. Fee 110,000/= for 1 month


    We train on masonry and block laying skills. We also train both practical and theory of the general building construction, supervisory course for building foreman and site management. Elegant building structure can only be done by trained masons.
    Fee 160,000/= for 3 months


    Plastering, Flooring, Tiling works
    Fee 160,000/= for 3 months


    Materials, Cold water installation, Hot water, Drainage system.
    Fee 160,000/= for 3 months


    Drawing interpretation, List of activities, Materials & quantities
    Fee 140,000/= for 1 month


    Materials, Drawing interpretation, Steel lying
    Fee 160,000/= for 3 months


    Carpentry studentsModern Carpentry entails designing skills for woodwork and techniques of using modern tools and machines in production of furniture and the like.
    Fee 190,000/= for 3 months




    Wood work decoration, Planning & preparation
    Fee 190,000/= 3 months


    Proper wood work finishing
    Fee 130,000/= for 2 months


    We teach our trainees to the best method of painting and decorating areas.
    Fee 130,000/= 2 months


    Preparation, cutting of letters, filling
    Fee 210,000 for four months


    Car body preparation, Application of spray
    Fee 190,000 for three months


    The course includes maintenance of office machines like photocopies, computer, printer etc.
    Fee 160,000/= for 1 months


    In our tropical weather we always require refrigerators and air conditioners. Electrical faults also increase incidences of breakdowns in these systems which therefore require constant repairs. We provide training to enable our graduates to give the service.
    Fee 160,000/= for 1 month

    Basics skills in Air condition Car A/C

    Fee 180,000


    Electronics is the fastest changing technology worldwide. Due to the demands and challenges of this technology training is required continuously.
    Fee 160,000/= 3 months


    Passive and active component, Computer application, Software and hardware. Maintenance and repair
    Fee 260,000/= for 3 months

    Basic Skills in Industrial Electrical Fitter

    Electrical machine and generator, Motor installation. Motor control circuit, C & AC single phase and three phase motors, Transformer rewinding, Industrial installation
    Fee 150,000 for 16 weeks

    Solar Technology Solar energy appliances

    Basic solar energy, Solar appliances, Planning & Sizing
    Fee 150,000 for 14 weeks


    The course provides skills in rewinding and services A.C electrical Machines e.g. Motor generator, transformers and relays.
    Fee 210,000/= for 6 weeks


    We offer training in electrical circuit installations and wiring systems.
    Fee 150,000/= for 14 weeks


    We train for efficient metal fabrications using welding techniques. We train for making and welding durable and attractive grills, gates, and other metal joineries.
    Fee 330,000/= for 3 months

    Arc Welding

    Basic skills in Welding
    Fee 110,000/= for 1 month

    Gas Welding

    Basic skills in Welding
    Fee 110,000/= for one month

    TIG & MIG Welding

    Basic skills in Welding
    Fee110,000/= for 2 weeks


    We equip trainees with the most efficient, effective and up to date skills, knowledge and techniques to assist them in servicing and repairing vehicles of different makes.
    Fee 160,000/= for 3 months

    Fork Lift

    Introduction to fork lift, Principle of lifting goods. Vehicle service
    Fee 200,000 for 4 weeks

    Auto Electrical

    Car electrical systems.
    Fee 110,000/= for 8 weeks

    Engine Overhaul

    Cylinder head service, Engine block service crank shaft Service
    Fee 110,000 for 4 weeks.



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    PC –Application

    Introduction, Word processing, spread sheet, Data Base Management, Power point, Publisher, Internet
    Fee 120,000 for 4 months


    Hardware, Software, Assembling, Networking, Internet Configuration
    Fee 210,000 for 3 Months


    This entails sewing skills, designing garments tailoring, supervision, wedding dresses etc.
    Fee 160,000/= 6 months


    Different types of clothes designing
    Fee 60,000 for 1 Month

    Suit Making

    Making suits for men and women
    Fee 160,000 for 1 month


    Decorate different types of clothes
    Fee 60,000 for 1 month

    Basic Laboratory practice & skills

    Health & Safety, Skills in Chemistry, Skills in Biology.
    Fee 40,000 for 4 weeks

    Mushroom farming

    Fee 40,000 for 4 weeks

    Making detergents

    Fee 60,000 for 1 month

    Plant grafting & budding

    Fee 40,000 for 4 weeks


    We equip the trainees with techniques of perfection in dark room reproduction work, offset Litho Printing and Binding.

    Offset Litho Printing

    Make ready technique, Prints production
    Fee 130,000 for 4 weeks


    Library binding, Book repair, Guillotine operating
    Fee 130,000 for 4 weeks

    Graphic reproduction

    Camera operating, Plate making, Job planning
    Fee 130,000 for 4 weeks

    Screen Printing

    Sticker printing, Paper printing (Poster), T-shirt printing
    Fee 60,000 for 1 month

    Plant grafting & budding

    40,000 for 4 weeks


    We have well qualified and long experienced secretarial and computer typesetting trainers.

    Full Secretarial

    Typewriting (Stage I), Shorthand (nadharia), Hatimkato (Nadharia), Office Practice (Stage I), Secretarial Duties (Stage II), English, Computer
    Fee 420,000 for one year