KAREN TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF Courses and Fees

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf Courses and Fees

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Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf (KTTID) is a public tertiary institution under the State Department of Science and Technology. Its mission is to empower individuals with hearing impairments in Kenya by offering technical and vocational training courses. While primarily serving this community, KTTID also welcomes applications from hearing individuals for various programs.

The institute provides training at three levels:

  • Artisan and Craft: Entry requires either a KCPE certificate or any grade in KCSE.
  • Craft Modular: Entry requires either a D-plain in KCSE or a relevant artisan certificate.
  • Diploma: Entry requires a C- or a relevant craft certificate.

Additionally, KTTID offers open-access, part-time short courses lasting three 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

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
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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 a 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 sponsorship.

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

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.
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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 – 12.00 pm and 2.00 – 4.00 pm.

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

KTTID Fee Structure

Diploma and certificate courses at KTTID cost Ksh. 67,189 per academic year. You can apply through the KCCCPS student portal to prequalify for government sponsorships.

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