Waithaka Technical Training Centre is a public tertiary college recognized by TVET and registered in the Welfare & Recreation section under the Social Services & Housing Department of the City Council of Nairobi.
The institution is run and managed by a management committee majorly comprising of members from the City County of Nairobi and some members from the community.
Waithaka Technical Training Centre was established in 1978 and is mandated to empower youth by providing them with “accessible, appropriate and quality training in technical, vocational, industrial, entrepreneurship and life skills”.
The institution enables the youth to have the relevant technical practical skills for self-reliance and also to fill the gap emerging in the job market and industries.
From time to time, the college offers full scholarships and sponsorships to deserving youth, which are normally advertised through their social media platform: facebook.com/WaithakaTTC.
Courses at the training centre are mainly examined by KNEC for Artisan courses and NITA for grades III, II and I certificates.
Courses Offered at Waithaka Technical Training Centre
The institution offers short courses which take 3 to 6 months and artisan courses that run up to 2 years.
The college offers limited positions in the following artisan trades: