Kisiwa Technical course offered, fee, and contacts

Kisiwa Technical Training Institute (Kisiwa TTI) is a TVET institution located in Kabuchai constituency, Bungoma county. It offers courses in diploma, craft certificate, and artisan levels as guided by the Ministry of Education Kenya.

As an institution, Kisiwa Technical has 10 curriculum departments namely:

  1. Agricultural Engineering Department
  2. Business Studies Department
  3. Automotive Engineering Department
  4. Electrical & Electronics Department
  5. Applied Sciences Department
  6. Information Communication Technology Department
  7. Building & Civil Engineering Department
  8. Health Sciences Department
  9. Hospitality and Institutional Management
  10. Liberal Studies Department

The institute has over 3,000 students distributed across the 10 departments pursuing various courses.

Kisiwa TTI’s mission and vision


To provide globally competitive skills in TVET, Innovations, and Research solutions for socio-economic prosperity.


A Centre of Excellence in TVET, Research and Innovations.

Kisiwa Technical contact details

Website: Address:

Phone Number: 0110 096 090

Postal Address: Kabuchai, P.O BOX 657, Bungoma 50200.

Where is kisiwa TTI located?

Kisiwa Technical Training Institute is located on the Eastern side of Kabuchai Hills, West Nalondo Location, Kabuchai Constituency, Bungoma County. It is along the Kimilili – Chwele – Kabuchai road.

Kisiwa Technical Training Institute Intakes

The institute has 3 intakes within the year to align with the KNEC exam and Ministry of Education requirements. The intakes are in January, May, and September of every year. However, inquiries can be made anytime within working hours using the contact details or by visiting the institute.

Fee structure and sponsorship

Students are required to pay tuition fees which must be paid upon reporting to the institute. Other payable fees are student ID, and student welfare among others. Examination fees are paid separately from tuition and the amount depends on the course and current student year of study.

The government through the Ministry of Education gives capitation to subsidize tuition fees for students for all public TVET institutions. Students can also apply for HELB loans, constituency bursaries, and other sources to facilitate fee payment.

The government has come up with a new funding model for students in tertiary and university which weighs on the level of neediness for individual students.

For more details on fee payment and how to pay please contact the institute.

Courses entry requirement for Kisiwa TTI

The course entry requirement to join Kisiwa TTI is determined by the Ministry of Education but the institute can include subject clusters to filter applicants when the need arises.

In Kisiwa TTI this applies to Applied and health sciences courses where the subject cluster is a requirement.

For general engineering and business diploma courses students require a minimum of C- and above in KCSE or a craft certificate on the respective course.

To qualify Craft certificate a grade of D plain and D+ in KCSE is required or a pass in artisan in the area of interest.

To undertake the Artisan course, you must have a KCPE or KCSE mean grade of D- and E.

During admission, you will be required to submit documents such as KCPE and KCSE results, birth certificate, medical letter, filled application form, and passport-size picture among other documents for verification.

Courses offered in Kisiwa Technical.

The institute offers a variety of courses in the 10 academic departments at the level of diploma, craft, and artisan. KNEC, NITA, KASNEB, or TVETCDACC external examining bodies examine these courses. Courses offered are.

Diploma Courses
Diploma in Automotive Engineering
Diploma in General Agriculture
Diploma in Entrepreneur Agricultural
Diploma in Building and Construction
Diploma in Architecture
Diploma in Civil Engineering
Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Diploma in Accountancy
Diploma in Human Resource Management
Diploma in Social Work and Community Development
Diploma in Secretarial Studies
Diploma in Banking and Finance
Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Technology (Power Option)
Diploma in Applied Biology
Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics
Diploma in Food Beverage sales, production, and Service
Diploma in Medical Engineering
Diploma in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology
Diploma in Catering and Accommodation
Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation Technology
Diploma in Information Studies
Diploma in Project Management
Craft Certificate Courses
Craft Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
Craft Certificate in General Agriculture
Craft Certificate in Plumbing
Craft Certificate in Buiding and Construction
Craft Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Craft Certificate in Human Resource Management
Craft Certificate in Cooperative Management
Craft Certificate in Banking and Finance
Single and Group in Secretarial Studies
Craft Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Technology (Power Option)
Craft Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation Technology
Craft Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
Craft Certificate in Food and Beverage
Craft Certificate in Fashion Design and Garment-making Technology
Craft Certificate in Hair Dressing
Craft Certificate in Beauty Therapy
Craft Certificate in Catering and Accommodation
Craft Certificate in Information Communication Technology
Craft Certificate in Information Studies
Craft Certificate in Social Works and Community Development
Craft Certificate in Project Management
Artisan courses
Artisan in Welding and Fabrication
Artisan in Automotive vehicle Mechanics
Artisan in General Agriculture
Artisan in Plumbing
Artisan in Masonry
Artisan in Store Keeping
Artisan in Electrical Installation
Artisan in Food and Beverage
Artisan in Garment Making Technology

Hostel and accommodation in Kisiwa TTI

Kisiwa TTI offers hostel service within the institute on a first come basis. However, if you don’t get accommodated within the institute hostels, there are plenty of hostels within walking distance for students.