Sang'alo Institute of Science and Technology Courses, Requirements and Fees

Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology Courses and Fee Structure

Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology is a public TVET institution located in Bungoma county and offers technical and practical oriented training in diploma, certificate and artisan courses.  SIST is situated in Bungoma County, Bungoma South Sub County, and 7 Kilometers South East of Bungoma town, along the Bungoma-Nambacha-Kakamega road.

The institute also offers KASNEB accredited courses and short courses in various disciplines.

Courses are majorly examined by KNEC, NITA, CDACC and KASNEB. Students sit for internal exams which contribute 30% of the KNEC total marks.

Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology General Course Requirements

Diploma courses require at least a C- in KCSE, while certificate courses require a minimum mean grade of D plain.

Artisan courses require an E or D- in KCSE or just a KCPE certificate.

Other general requirements on the day of admission to SIST are:

  • Original and two  photocopy copies of KCSE Certificate
  • Original and two photocopy copies of KCPE Certificate
  • Original and two photocopy copies of Leaving Certificate
  • Original and two photocopy copies of National ID card for both parents and students
  • Original and two photocopy copies of Birth Certificate
  • FOUR COLOURED passport size photos
  • Two (2) spring files
  • A ream of A-4 size foolscap paper (Kasuku)
  • A ream of A-4 size printing paper (80GSM)
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Diploma Courses Offered at Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology

  1. General Agriculture
  2. Computer Studies
  3. Analytical Chemistry
  4. Land Survey
  5. Applied Biology
  6. Building Construction Technology
  7. Quantity Survey
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Automotive Engineering
  10. Fashion Design and Garment Making
  11. Food & Beverage Production Sales & Service Management
  12. Nutrition & Dietetics
  13. Entrepreneurial Agriculture
  14. Agricultural Engineering
  15. Higher National Diploma in Entrepreneurship Education
  16. Information Communication Technology
  17. Social Work and Community Development
  18. Accountancy
  19. Business Management
  20. Supply Chain Management
  21. Cooperative Management
  22. Information Studies
  23. Human Resource Management
  24. Sales and Marketing
  25. Electrical Engineering Power Option
  26. Catering & Accommodation

Certificate Courses at Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology

  1. General Agriculture
  2. Land Survey
  3. Food & Beverage Production
  4. Motor Vehicle Technology
  5. Information Technology
  6. Human Resource Management
  7. Fashion Design and Garment Making Technology
  8. Business Management
  9. Supply Chain Management
  10. Library and Archival Studies
  11. Sales and Marketing
  12. Building Technology
  13. Science Laboratory Technology
  14. Electrical Engineering Power Option
  15. Catering & Accommodation
  16. Cooperative Management

Artisan Courses Offered at SIST

  1. Electrical Installation
  2. Plumbing
  3. Garment Making
  4. Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy
  5. Catering and Accommodation
  6. Food and Beverage
  7. Plant Operator

SIST Inservice Courses

  1. Higher National Diploma in Entrepreneurship Education
  2. Higher National Diploma in Information Studies
  3. Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Studies
  4. Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management
  5. Diploma in General Agriculture
  6. Diploma in Information Studies
  7. Library and Archival Studies
  8. Diploma in Computer Studies
  9. Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  10. Certificate in Information Technology
  11. Diploma in Applied Biology
  12. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  13. Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
  14. Instructor Training
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How to Apply for Courses at SIST

You can apply for courses online on the SIST website https://sist.ac.ke. You will be directed to fill in the required information and the course you wish to pursue.

You will then be required to upload copies of your academic documents before submitting the application form.

You can also apply through the KUCCPS student portal and qualify for the government’s TVET sponsorship of Ksh. 30,000 per year out of your fees.

Sang’alo Institute of Science and Technology Fee Structure

The fee per academic year is Ksh. 56,420. Students placed by KUCCPS will pay Ksh. 26,420 per academic year after the government’s capitation of Ksh. 30,000 per year.

You will be required to pay sh. 14,100 for term 1, sh. 7,590 for term 2, and sh. 4730 for term 3.

These fees do not include external examination bookings.

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Fees shall be paid by Bankers Cheque, Money Orders or direct deposit to the Institute Account No. 1102026212 Kenya Commercial Bank – Bungoma Branch. (Confirm account before paying!)

The institute provides accommodation at Ksh. 3,000 per term on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS.

New Students to pay Ksh. 1000 as caution money, Ksh. 500 for student ID, and Ksh. 300 as the Students’ Council membership fee.

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Students proceeding to Industrial attachment will pay a fee of Ksh. 2, 000, payable a term before the attachment term.

Students undertaking KASNEB programs read:

  1. KASNEB Student Portal: How to Create Account and Login
  2. Revised KASNEB Examination Fee Structure and How to Pay
  3. KASNEB Courses and Exams Registration Requirements

SIST Contacts

The Institute is located at the foot of Sang’alo Hill, 8 km South East of Bungoma Town on the BungomaNambacha-Kakamega road.

Telephone: (254) 711 158 158, (254)0103 669 393

Email: info@sist.ac.ke OR sangaloist@yahoo.com

Registrar Contact: 0714301686, admissions@sist.ac.ke

Post Office Address: The Principal, Sang’alo Institute of Science & Technology, P.O BOX 158, 50200, Bungoma.

SIST Student Portal: https://sistportal.sist.ac.ke/login/sign-in