KAREN TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF Courses and Fees

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf Courses and Fees

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf (KTTID) is a public tertiary institution under the state Department of Science and Technology mandated to offer technical training and vocational courses to the youth with hearing impairment in Kenya. The hearing are also encouraged to apply for various courses.

The college trains students mainly at the level of Artisan, Craft and a few in Diploma courses. Students can enter artisan levels with a KCPE certificate or any grade in KCSE.

Craft modular courses require either a D plain in KCSE or a relevant artisan certificate. Diplomas on the other hand require a C- or a relevant craft certificate.

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf also offers a number of part time short courses which are open to anyone. Short courses run for a duration of 3 months.

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External examination bodies are KNEC and NITA. Short courses are internally examined by KTTID.

Courses Offered at Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf

Diploma Courses

Diploma courses take 3 years per module to complete.

  • Agri-Business
  • General Agriculture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Information Communication Technology (D+ in Maths)
  • Computer Science (D+ in Maths)
  • Baking Technology
  • Catering & Accommodation Operation
  • Building Technology
  • Electrical Installation (Power)
  • Community Development
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Fashion Design
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Craft Certificate Courses

Craft courses go for 2 years per module.

  • Agri-Business
  • General Agriculture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • Information Communication Technology (D- in Maths)
  • Baking Technology
  • Catering & Accommodation Operation
  • Food & Beverage
  • Building Technology
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Electrical Installation (Power)
  • Community Development
  • Clerical Operation
  • Clerical Typing (Single & Group) – KCPE or KCSE
  • Fashion Design
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

Artisan Courses

an artisan course takes at least a year to complete.

  • Barbering Grade I, II, III (6 months, part time)
  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy Grade III, II, I ( 2 1/2 years)

Short Courses

Short courses at KTTID require no prior qualification. These are part time courses taking 3 months.

  • Hydrophonic Farming Certificate
  • Dairy Production Management
  • Poultry Management
  • Rabbitry Managemen
  • Green House Management
  • ArchiCAD/AutoCAD
  • Communication & Sign Language (Elementary level I, Intermediate level II, and Advanced level  III)
  • Tie & Die, Embroidery, Ornamental Making, Upholstery Knitting & Weaving

Professional Courses

These courses are examined by KASNEB and can be done on part time or full time basis.

  • CPA I, II, III (KCSE C with C+ in Maths & English)
  • KATC ( KCSE C-)

Read: KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements

How to Apply for Courses at Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf

You can apply through the KUCCPS students portal once opened and wait for placement. This way you will qualify for the Government’s TVET capitation of Ksh. 30,000 per year.

After placement by KUCCPS, you can then download your admission letter from the KTTID website.

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You can also apply manually to the institution.

Manual Application Procedures:

  1. A handwritten Application Letter starting the Course applied for should be posted or hand-delivered to the principal through the address given. (Indicate your Mobile Number in the Application Letter).
  2. Attach Photocopies of KCSE Certificate/ Result Slip, School Leaving Certificate, National Identity Card, and Birth Certificate.
  3. A non-refundable Application Fee of Ksh. 300 by money order in favor of Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf must accompany your application.

Application Letter to reach the following address:

THE PRINCIPAL,

KAREN TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF

P.O. BOX 24785-00502 – NAIROBI

Tel. 0722677859/0727251412

TAKE NOTE:

  • Persons with Hearing Impairment are given first priority in Admissions.
  • The Hearing are also encouraged to apply for various courses.
  • Training in Sign Language at the Institute will be an added advantage to all Applicants.

Mode of Study:

(i) Full time classes run from 8.00 – 12.00pm and 2.00 – 4.00pm.

(ii) Part time classes run from 12.00 – 2.00pm and 4.00 – 6.00pm, both Sessions including Saturdays.

KTTID Fee Structure

The fee in public TVET institutions is Ksh. 56,420. Students placed by KUCCPS pay Ksh. 26,420 per academic year after the government pays a capitation of Ksh. 30,000 per year.

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You can apply for TVET HELB loans of up to Ksh. 40,000 per year to cater for the remaining balance and for your upkeep.

The fees do not include external examination bookings and other admission fees for new students.

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KTTID Contacts

P.O Box 24785 – 00502, Nairobi Kenya

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf, Karen Road, Karen

Tel : +254 722 677859

Email: info@kttideaf.ac.ke OR   kttid2007@yahoo.com

Website: www.kttideaf.ac.ke