Wote TTI course requirements, fees, and student portal

Wote Technical Training Institute (Wote TTI) is a public TVET institution established as per the TVET Act guidelines. It is registered and regulated by TVETA. It is one of the leading Technical Training Institutes in Makueni County and in the country. The institute is located in Makueni county along Wote – Makindu road.

As a Technical Training Institute, Wote is allowed by law to train and award certificates for artisan, craft, and diploma-level courses. It can also collaborate with national polytechnics, universities, and other educational institutions to offer their courses and examinations.

Wote TTI has different curriculum departments that offer a variety of courses. The departments include:

  1. Applied Sciences
  2. Business Studies
  3. Liberal Studies
  4. Hospitality and tourism
  5. ICT
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Building And Civil Engineering
  8. Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Wote TTI’s mission and vision


To provide quality training for the production of self-driven craftsmen, business, and technical labor for the local and international market.


To be a technical training Centre of excellence in business and technology for all sectors of the economy.

Wote TTI Contact Details

Wote Technical Training Institute

P.O Box 377-90300

Makueni -Kenya

Telephone Number: +254728658649

Email: info@wotetti.ac.ke

Website: https://wotetti.ac.ke

Where is Wote TTI located?

The institute is located 3 kilometers from Wote town in Makueni County along the Wote-Makindu road. It is situated between Makueni Girls and the Ministry of Public Works offices.

Wote Technical Training Institute Intakes

The institute has 3 intakes within the year to align with the 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.

The reporting time of the student determines the time that they will be sitting for their external examination. The external exams from KNEC, TVETCDACC, NITA, and KASNEB are done in March, July, or November every year.

Wote 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 scholarships to subsidize tuition fees for students in public TVET institutions. Please note that using the new funding model it is not automatic to get the scholarship but students must apply. Students should 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.

The fee for the new model for all technical institutions is Kshs 67,189 per year. For more details on fee payment and how to pay please contact the institute.

Courses entry requirement for Wote TTI

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

For general engineering and business diploma courses (Level 6) students require a minimum of C- and above in KCSE or a craft certificate on the respective course.

To qualify Craft certificate (Level 5) 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 (Level 4), 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 Wote Technical.

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

Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Power Option)
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Instrumentation)
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Telecommunication)
Building Technology
Information & Communication Technology
Automotive Engineering
Quantity Surveying
Human Resource Management
Business Administration/Management
Supply Chain Management
Community Development
Food and Beverage
Secretarial studies
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Building Technology
Information & Communication Technology
Automotive Engineering
Human Resource Management
Business Administration/Management
Supply Chain Management
Food and Beverage
Secretarial studies
CPA Section 1
CPA Section 2
CPA Section 3
CPA Section 4
Arc/Gas Welding
Basic Motor Vehicle Mechanics for Beginners
Panel Beating and Spray Painting
Plumbing Certificate
Community Development
Proposal Writing
Monitoring Evaluation
Project Management
Cake Baking and Decoration
Confectionery and Pastry
Tailoring and Dressmaking
Food Service Tech and Customer Relations
Food Production
Nutrition and Dietetics
Single and Group certificate (KNEC Exam)
Computer System Application Proficiency
Computer Maintenance and Support
(Plc) Programmable Logic Control
Solar PV Installation

Hostel and accommodation in Wote TTI

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

Wote TTI student portal

Student and staff portal is used by registered student and institute staff to access online services. Some of the services that the student can access from the portal are fee statements, fee structures, and internal examination results among other services.

To use the student portal you need to open the institution portal and register yourself using your admin number. Click to open the Wote technical student portal signup and log in. In case of any challenges contact the institute for help.