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Tharaka Technical and Vocational College Courses and Fees

Tharaka Technical& Vocational College courses offered and fee structure

Tharaka Technical and Vocational College is a public TVET institution offering market-driven and hands-on skills in artisan, certificate and diploma courses for students seeking self-employment, entrepreneurship, or formal employment.

As a public TVET institution, you can apply for course placement at Tharaka TVC through the KUCCPS students portal and prequalify for government sponsorship and HELB Loans.

Intakes are normally done in January, May and September.

Tharaka Technical and Vocational College Courses Offered and Requirements

Certificate courses require at least a D plain in KCSE, artisan courses require a D- in KCSE. Proficiency courses are open to any grade in KCSE. Diploma courses require a minimum of C- in KCSE.

Diploma and Craft certificate courses come in modules.

Here are the diploma, craft and artisan courses offered at Tharaka TVC:

  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology
  • Craft Certificate in Information Communication Technology
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Craft Certificate in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
  • Diploma in Co-Operative Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy (TEP Programme)
  • Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies
  • Diploma In Banking And Finance (TEP)
  • Craft Certificate in Business Management
  • Craft Certificate in Supplies Chain Management
  • Craft Certificate in Social Works & Community Development (TEP)
  • Craft Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Craft Certificate in Co-operative Management
  • Certificate in Computerized Secretarial Studies (Single and Group)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option)
  • Craft Certificate In Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option)
  • Artisan Certificate In Electrical Installation (TEP)
  • Craft certificate in welding & fabrication (D in Maths)
  • Artisan certificate in welding & fabrication (TEP, CBET)
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Building & Construction Technology
  • Craft Certificate in Civil Engineering
  • Artisan Certificate in Plumbing (TEP)
  • Artisan Certificate in Masonry (TEP)
  • Diploma Automotive Engineering (D+ in Maths/ Physics)
  • Craft certificate in Automotive Engineering (D in Maths/ Physics)
  • Artisan Certificate in Automotive Engineering (TEP)
  • Proficiency Course in Beauty Specialist (KCSE – 3 months)
  • Proficiency Course in Hair Design (KCSE – 3 months)
  • Proficiency Course in Barbering (KCSE – 3 months)

Partime Courses (open to all)

  • Computer Application Packages (sh. 500 per package)
  • Computer Maintenance and Repair ( A+)

Tharaka Technical and Vocational College Fee Structure

The fee for courses at public TVET colleges is Ksh. 67,189 per academic year. This fee does not include, external examination fees, accommodation and other admission payments for new students.

If you apply and get placements through KUCCPS, you will benefit from the Government sponsorships and HELB Loans.

You can check the Tharaka TVC website for updated fees.

Tharaka TVC Contacts and Location

Tharaka TVC  is located at Marimanti town, Tharaka South sub-county, Tharaka Nithi County. Telephone Number: +254742951657. Email Address: OR

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