Friends College Kaimosi (Kaimosi Institute of Science and Technology) is a public TVET institute of technology under the Ministry of Education in Kenya. Friends College Kaimosi offers artisan, certificate, diploma, and higher diploma courses in a wide range of fields.
The college also offers CBET and selected short courses. Examination bodies for courses at the institute are KNEC, KASNEB, and TVET (CDACC).
Intakes at the Friends College Kaimosi are normally done in January, May and September.
The main campus is located in Kaimosi, Kaimosi Complex along the Kisumu – Chavakali – Kapsabet – Eldoret road, and the town campus is at Mbale town, Vihiga county.
General Minimum Requirements for Courses
Higher diploma courses require a relevant diploma and take a duration of 1 year. Diploma courses require at least a C- in KCSE and take 3 years per module.
Certificate courses take 2 years per module to complete and require a D plain in KCSE. Artisan courses just need at least a KCPE certificate to pursue and take a duration of 1 year.
Students who apply through the KUCCPS portal get automatic government TVET sponsorship of Ksh. 30,000 per academic year. They also qualify for TVET HELB loans and bursaries up to Ksh. 40,000 per academic year.
The other method is applying through email or post office box to the principal, Friends college Kaimosi.
The fee per year for artisan, certificate and diploma courses is Ksh. 56,420.
Students who apply and get placements through KUCCPS will benefit from the Government Capitation of Kshs. 30,000 per year.
If still unable to pay the remaining balance of Ksh. 26,420, you are encouraged to apply for a HELB Loan of up to Ksh. 40,000. HELB pays Ksh. 26,420 as part of tuition fees and Ksh. 13,580 is sent to your bank account for personal upkeep.
An officer at the Registrar’s office has been tasked to assist trainees in the application of the same.