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Courses Offered At RVTTI

Courses Offered At RVTTI

This article is about courses offered at RVTTI and their requirements.

  • The Rift Valley Technical Training Institute was established in 1962 as a technical and trade school until 1986 when it was upgraded to a technical training institute, the first in the region.
  • RVTTI is located in Eldoret town, 3 kilometers from Eldoret CBD on the Eldoret-Kaptagat road.

TVET institutes offer advanced degrees, diplomas, certificates and technical courses focusing on practical aspects of each program.

Courses Offered At RVTTI

Courses are offered full-time and are divided into 8 academic departments.

1. Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Department

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant)

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production) Module 1,2,3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Medical Engineering

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C- Maths/Phy and Bio
  • Duration:3 years

Diploma in Automotive Engineering

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Agricultural Engineering

  • KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Craft in Mechanical Engineering Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Craft in Welding and Fabrication Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration:2 years

Craft in Agricultural Engineering Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration:2 years

Craft in Motor Vehicle Mechanics Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration:2 years

Artisan in Motor Vehicle

  • Requirements: KCSE D-
  • Duration:1 Year

Artisan in Welding and Fabrication

  • Requirements: KCSE D-
  • Duration:1 Year

Driving Course Class C1 and B

  • Requirements: KCPE/KCSE, National ID
  • Duration: 1 month

2.Building And Civil Engineering Department

HND in Building Construction Technology

  • Requirements: Pass in Diploma in Building Construction Technology
  • Duration:1 year 6 months

HND in Civil Engineering Technology

  • Requirements:Pass in Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology
  • Duration:1 year 6 months

Diploma in Building Construction Technology Modules 1, 2, and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology Modules 1, 2, and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Architecture Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C plain in Maths, Phy, Eng/Kisw
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Quantity Survey

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Craft in Building Technology Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Artisan in Plumbing

  • Requirements: KCSE D-
  • Duration:1 Year

3. Electrical Engineering Department

HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Power Option)

  • Requirements: Pass in Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Duration:1 year 6 months

Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Power Option) Modules 1, 2, and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Craft in Electrical Engineering Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Artisan in Electricals

  • Requirements: KCSE D-
  • Duration: 1 Year

4. Department Of Hospitality And Institutional Management

Diploma in Food and Beverage Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Certificate in Food and Beverage Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Certificate in Catering and Accommodation

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

5. Applied Sciences Department

HND in Applied Biology

  • Requirements: Pass in Diploma in Applied Biology
  • Duration:1 year 6 months

Diploma in Applied Biology

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C in Biology
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Food Science and Processing Technology

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Petroleum Geo-Science Modules 1, 2, and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C- in Math
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Chemical Engineering

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C- in Maths/Phy and Chem
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, C in Chem
  • Duration: 3 years

Craft in Petroleum Geo-Science

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation Technology Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Craft in Science Laboratory Technology

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

6. Department Of Health Sciences

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology

  • Requirements: KCSE C, C in Eng, Bio, Chem. Math or Phy
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics Modules 1, 2, and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-, D+ in Eng/Kisw, Chem, Bio. D in Math/Agri/H Sci/Phy
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Requirements: KCSE C, C in Eng, Bio, Chem. Math/Phy
  • Duration: 3 years

Certificate in Nutrition and Diatetics

  • Requirements: KCSE D, D in Eng, Bio, Chem and Phy
  • Duration: 2 years

7. Department Of Agriculture And Environmental Studies

Diploma in Environmental Science and Technology Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C, C in Math, Phy, Chem/Bio
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Agriculture Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years:

Craft Certificate in Agriculture

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

8. Department Of Business And Liberal Studies

Diploma in Human Resource Management Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Business Management Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Supply Chain Management Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Accountancy

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Certificate in Supply Chain Management Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Certificate in Social Development

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

9. Information Communication Technology Department

Diploma in Information Science

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Computer Studies

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Diploma in ICT Modules 1, 2 and 3

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 3 years

Craft Certificate in ICT Modules 1 and 2

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

Certificate in Information Science

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 2 years

RVTTI Online Courses

RVTTI also offers online programs for selected diploma and higher diploma courses. Here is the list.

  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Instrumentation Option
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Power Option
  • Diploma in Information Science
  • Higher National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  • Higher National Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering
  • Higher National Diploma in Human Resource
  • Higher National Diploma in Information Science
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Plant Option
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Production Option

RVTTI CBET Courses

RVTTI has received accreditation to provide Competency-Based Education and Training (CBET) courses which are examined by CBET. These courses are:

Mechatronics Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 2 years

Instrumentation and Control Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C–
  • Duration: 2 years

Welding Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Welding Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 years

Architectural Draftsmanship Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Architectural DraftsmanShip Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 years

Plumbing Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Computer Science Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 years

ICT Technician Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

ICT Technician Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 years

Records and Archives Management Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Records and Archives Management Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 years

Food and Beverage production (culinary arts) Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C –
  • Duration: 2 Years

Food and Beverage sales and service management Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C
  • Duration: 2 years

Community Health Level 5

  • Requirements
  • Duration: 1 year

Community Health Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 2 years

Project Management Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Project Management Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 2 years

Horticulture Level 4

  • Requirements: KCPE/KCSE D
  • Duration: 6 months

Horticulture Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Horticulture Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 2 years

Dairy Farm Management Level 4

  • Requirements: KCPE/KCSE D
  • Duration: 6 months

Dairy Farm Management Level 5

  • Requirements: KCSE D
  • Duration: 1 year

Dairy Farm Management Level 6

  • Requirements: KCSE C-
  • Duration: 2 years

RVTTI Contacts

General Inquiries: +254704244244, +254111244244

Admission Office: +254729621773

Email: info@rvti.ac.ke

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