The Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) is one of the leading public colleges in Nakuru.

The institutions offer courses at artisan, certificate, diploma, and, higher diploma levels of study.

This article will look at RVTTI courses and qualifications/admission requirements, applications, and fee structure for courses.

Let’s get to it.

All RVTTI courses and qualifications

The following is a list of courses offered at Rift Valley Technical Training Institute.

Diploma courses

The following are all diploma courses offered at RVTTI.

  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Production and Service Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Quantity Survey
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant)
  • Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Diploma in Environmental Science
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Information Science
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Agricultural Engineering
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production)
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Instrumentation)
  • Diploma in Building Construction Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics (Power)
  • Diploma in Petroleum and Geoscience
  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage Production and Service Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture
  • Diploma in Quantity Survey
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant)
  • Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Diploma in Environmental Science
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Information Science
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Agricultural Engineering
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production)
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Instrumentation)
  • Diploma in Building Construction Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics (Power)

RVTTI certificate courses and qualifications

The following is a list of all certificate courses offered at the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute.

Note that courses offered at the certificate level in Kenya are also known as craft courses.

  • Craft certificate in Catering & Accommodation Operation
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Craft in Petroleum Geoscience
  • Craft in Information Science
  • Craft in Agriculture
  • Craft in Automotive Engineering
  • Craft in Building Technology
  • Craft certificate in Catering & Accommodation Operation
  • Craft in Electrical Installation
  • Craft in Food and Beverage
  • Craft in Information Technology
  • Craft in Mechanical Engineering
  • Craft in Science Laboratory Technology
  • Craft in Social Development
  • Craft in Supply Chain Management
  • Craft in Welding and Fabrication
  • Craft in Agricultural Engineering

Admission requirements for certificate courses

To secure admission for a certificate course at the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, you need to have at least a mean grade of D plain in KCSE of an artisan qualification.

Higher diploma RVTTI courses

If you already hold a diploma, the following is a list of higher diploma courses that you might consider enrolling in at RVTTI.

Note that you are only eligible to enroll for a higher diploma if you hold a diploma in the same course or related.

  1. Higher Diploma in Human Resources.
  2. Higher Diploma in Information Science.
  3. Higher Diploma in Analytical Chemistry.
  4. Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering.
  5. Higher Diploma in mechanical engineering – Automotive, production, and plant operation specialization.

Summary of admission requirements

The following is a table showing the entry requirements for RVTTI courses. Note that the requirements cut across all courses with exception of Diploma in pharmaceutical technology and Diploma in Medical Laboratory technology.

The courses require a KCSE mean grade of C and they have specific subjects requirements.

Course level Admission requirements
Diploma coursesAt least C minus in KCSE
Certificate/craft coursesAT least D plain in KCSE
Artisan coursesA KCSE mean grade of E
Higher diploma Respective diploma/related
RVTTI courses admission requirements

The above are direct entry requirements.

Courses Duration

Diploma, certificate, and artisan courses offered at the Rift Valey Technical Training Institute take 3, 2, and 1 year to complete respectively.

Higher diploma courses take at least two years to complete.

Application

Applications can be submitted directly to the school or through the KUCCPS portal once the application window opens.

Winding Up

We have looked at all Rift Valey Technical Training Institute courses, admission requirements, courses duration, and application.

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