Ol'lessos TTI courses, requirements and fees

Ol’lessos Technical Training Institute Courses

Ol’lessos Technical Training Institute (TTI) is a public TVET tertiary college in Kenya, offering a wide range of higher diploma, diploma, certificates and artisan courses in various fields of study. The institute is located in Lessos, Nandi county along Kapsabet – Nabkoi Road.

Courses at Ol’lessos TTI are majorly examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC).

Ol’lessos TTI Minimum Requirements for Courses

Artisan courses require a minimum of D- in KCSE with exception of a few that are open to KCPE graduates. On the other hand, certificate courses require D+ in KCSE while diplomas require a minimum of C-.

However, some courses have additional requirements, as indicated in the brackets against each course in this article.

Diplomas run up to 3 years, with a few going for 2 years. Certificate and artisan courses generally take a year to complete, with exception of a few.

Ol’lessos Technical Training Institute Courses Offered

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Applied Biology Mod 1, Mod 2, Mod 3 (C- in English, Math, Biology, Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry Mod 1, Mod 2 (C- in English, Math, Biology, Chemistry & Physics)
  • Diploma in Petroleum Geosciences Mod 1, Mod 2, Mod 3
  • Diploma in Applied Statistics ( C- In English, Math, Biology Or Chemistry and Physics)
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering (C- in English, Math, Chemistry, Physics and Biology)
  • Diploma in Food Processing Mod 1, Mod 2, Mod 3
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage Sales Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Catering & Accommodation Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT) Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Library Information Science (DLIS) MOD 1
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (Mean Grade C Plain with C in Math/ Physics, & English /Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry)
  • Dip In Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power OR Telecommunication Option) Mod 1 (C- in English, Math & Physics)
  • Diploma in Building & Technology Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3 (C- In Math & Physics/ Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying (C- In Math & Physics/ Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Land Surveying (C- in Math, Geography, Physics)
  • Diploma in Water Technology ( C- in Math & Physics/Chemistry ,Pass Craft in Plumbing)
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3 (C- In Math & Physics/Chemistry)
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3 (C- in English, Math & Physics)
  • Diploma in Mechanical (Plant Option) Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3 (C- in English, Math & Physics)
  • Diploma in Medical Engineering (C- in English, Math, Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Social Work And Development Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management Mod 1, Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management Mod 1,Mod 2, 3
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance
  • Diploma in Project Management Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management Mod 1, Mod 2, Mod 3
  • Diploma in Business Management Mod 1, Mod 2, Mod 3
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in General Agriculture Mod 1,Mod 2,Mod 3
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurial Agriculture Mod 1
  • Diploma in Environmental Science & Technology Mod I
  • Diploma in Accountancy (2 years)
  • Diploma in Social Work Mod 1,2,3
  • Diploma in Information Communication Technology (DICT)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power OR Telecommunication Option) Mod 1
  • Diploma in Library Information Science (DLIS) MOD 1
  • Diploma in Project Management Mod 1, 2, 3
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma Food & Beverage Sales
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management
  • Diploma in Library Science
  • Diploma in Banking and Finance (2 years)
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Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Food Processing Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Petroleum Geosciences Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Food & Beverage Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Catering Accommodation Operation Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT) Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Library operation and Information Studies (LOIS) Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Nutrition & Dietetics Management Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Health Records (KCSE C- With D Math/Physics and Biology )
  • Certificate in Building Technology Mod 1,Mod 2 (D+ in Math and Physics/Chemistry)
  • Craft Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Or Telecommunication Option) Mod 1
  • Craft Certificate in Plumbing (D+ in Math/Physics)
  • Craft Certificate in Land surveying (D+ in Math, Geography, Physics)
  • Craft Certificate in Automotive Engineering Mod 1,Mod2 (D Plain)
  • Certificate in Secretarial Single And Group (D)
  • Certificate in Clerical Operations Mod 1, Mod 2 (D)
  • Certificate in Social Work & Community Development
  • Certificate in Co-operative Management Mod 1, Mod 2 (D)
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management Mod 1, Mod 2 (D)
  • Certificate in Accountancy (D)
  • Certificate in Banking and Finance
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • Certificate in Business Management Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in General Agriculture (D+)
  • Certificate in Social Work
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management (D+)
  • Certificate in General Agriculture (D+)
  • Certificate in Clerical Operations Mod 1 (D+)
  • Certificate in Accountancy (D Plain)
  • Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate in Food & Beverage
  • Certificate in Library Science(LOIS)
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • Certificate in Co-operative Management Mod 1, Mod 2
  • Certificate in Banking and Finance
  • Certificate in Plumbing (D+)
  • Certificate in Fashion Design
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Artisan and CBET Courses

  • Baking Technology (NITA)
  • Beauty Therapy (NITA)
  • Hair Dressing (NITA)
  • Electrical Installation (D-, KNEC)
  • Artisan in Plumbing
  • Artisan Certificate In Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • Artisan Certificate In Welding & Fabrication
  • Artisan in Storekeeping (Regular)
  • Artisan in General Agriculture
  • Artisan in Plumbing
  • Artisan In Food & Beverage
  • Artisan In Fashion & Design
  • Artisan In Welding & Fabrication (KCPE)
  • Artisan In Welding & Fabrication
  • Artisan in General Agriculture
  • Masonry Level 4 (CDACC)

Ol’lessos Technical Training Institute Fees Structure for Courses

As a government sponsored TVET college, regular students pay Ksh. 26,420 per academic year after the GOK’s capitation of Ksh. 30,000. This fee does not include the institution’s admission fees and other internal charges.

However, students who fail, defer or repeat their course are NOT eligible for the subsequent government’s capitation.

To apply for courses at Ol’lessos TTI, visit their website (www.otti.ac.ke) and download the application form. You can also apply through the KUCCPS Students portal.