Courses offered at Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

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Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology offers the following diploma and certificate courses

Electrical and Electronics Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
Artisan in Electrical installation 3 terms January
Craft in Electrical and Electronics –Power option (Module I & II) 1 Year per Module January/ September
Craft in Electrical and Electronics – Electronics option(Module I & II) 1 Year per Module January/ September
Craft in Electrical and Electronics- Telecommunication option (Module I & II) 1 Year per Module January / September
Diploma  in Electrical and Electronics Engineering-Power (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January September
Diploma  in Electrical and Electronics Engineering- Telecommunication (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January / September
Diploma  in Electrical and Electronics Engineering- Instrumentation (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January / September

 

Hospitality and Tourism Service Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1 Artisan in Garment Making 3 terms January
2 Artisan in Food and Beverages 3 terms January
3 Craft in Fashion and Design 3 terms September / January
4 Craft in Food and Beverages Production and Service 6 terms January/May
5 Diploma  in  Clothing  Technology 6 terms January / May
6 Diploma in Food and Beverages Management 6 terms January/

September

7 Diploma in Tourism Management 2 terms per Module January / May September
8 Craft in Tour and Guiding 2 terms per Module January / May/ September
9 Higher National Diploma in Food and Beverage 8 Terms January / May

 

Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1 Artisan in Automotive Engineering 5 Terms May
2 Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics 5 terms January
3 Craft in General Agriculture 7 terms May
4 Craft in Mechanical Engineering (Module I & II) 1 Year per Module January/ September
5 Craft in Motor Vehicle Mechanics   (Automotive) (Module I & II) 7 terms January/ September
6 Craft in Agricultural Mechanics 7 terms May
7 Diploma in Automotive Engineering  (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January / September
8 Diploma in Agricultural Engineering 8 terms January
9 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production) (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January / September
10 Diploma in Agriculture  (Module 1,11 & 111) 1 Year per Module January / September

 

ICT  Department

 

S/NO COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1 International Computer Driving License (ICDL) 2 months January /

May

3 Craft in Information Studies Module 1 & 11 (.Library) 2 terms per Module January /

May

4 Diploma in Information Studies 7 terms May
5 Diploma in Computer Studies 7 terms May
6 Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Module 1, 11 & 111 2 Terms per Module January/

September

7 Diploma in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Module 11 & 111 2 Terms  per Module January/

May

8 Craft in Information Technology (CIT) Module I & II 2 Terms per Module January / May
9 Computer Packages 1 month January – December
10 CISCO 1 Month January – December

 

 

Building and Civil Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1. Craft in Carpentry and Joinery 7 terms May
2. Craft in Masonry 7 terms May
3. Craft in Plumbing & Building services 7 terms May
4. Diploma in  Water Technology 8 terms May
5. Diploma in Building(Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January / September
6. Diploma in Civil Engineering(Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January/ September
7. Diploma in Architecture (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January/ September

 

HEALTH AND APPLIED SCIENCE Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1. Craft in Science Laboratory Technology 7 terms May
2. Craft in Petroleum Geoscience ( Module I & II) 1 Year per Module September
3. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry 9 terms May
4. Diploma in Applied Biology 8 terms May
5. Diploma in Petroleum Geoscience (Module I, II & III) 1 Year per Module January/ September
6. Diploma in Dietetic and Nutrition  Management module 1, 11, 111. 1 Year per Module January / September
7. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology 3 Years May/

September

8. Diploma in Medical Engineering 3 Years May/

September

9. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology 3 Years May/

September

 

Liberal Studies Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1 Certificate in Early Childhood Development 5 Sessions April/August/ December
2 Certificate in Social Work and Community Development 6 terms January/ May September
3 Diploma in Community development and Social work (Module 1, 11, 111) 2 terms  per Module January/ May September
4  Diploma in Early Childhood Development 8 terms April/August / December


Business Studies Department

S/N COURSE NAME COURSE DURATION INTAKE
1 Higher Diploma in Human Resource 2 terms January/ May
2 Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies 6 terms January/May
3 Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Module I, II & III) 6 Months per Module January/ May
4 Diploma in Accountancy 8 terms May / September
5 Diploma in Banking and Finance 8 terms May / September
6 Diploma in Business Management (Module I, II & III) 6 Months per module January/

May

7 Diploma in Cooperative Management 8 terms May / September
8 Diploma in Marketing 8 terms May
9 Diploma in Human Resource Module 1, 11, 111 6 Months per module January/

May

10 Diploma in Secretarial Studies 8 terms May

 

11 Craft in Secretarial Studies (Single and Group 7 terms May
12 Certificate in Secretarial Studies (Modules 1& 11) 1 Year per Module January / May
14 Craft in Sales and Marketing (Module 1& 11) 6 months per Module January/

May

15 Craft in Supply Chain  Management (Module I & II) 6 Months per Module January/

May

17 Craft in Banking and Finance 7 terms January / May
18 Craft in Business Management

(Module I & II)

6 Months per Module January/ May
19 Craft in Human Resource Management (Module 1 & 11) 6 Months per Module January/ May
20 ATC I & II 2 semesters January / June
21 CPA 1, CPA 2 2 semesters January / June

 

Please note:

  1. Mean grade C-(Minus) and above for all Diploma courses.
  2. Mean grade D (Plain) and above for all Certificate Courses.
  • Mean grade D-(Minus) or KCPE for Artisan Courses.
  1. ATC Level I – D+ (Plus) with D+ (plus) in Mathematics, English.
  2. CPA I – C+ (Plus) with C+(Plus) in Mathematics, English.
  3. Our Nakuru Town Campus is located at Sansora Plaza opposite IEBC Office.
  • Courses are offered on full time, part time and school based (Inservice).
  • Tailor made courses are available on request.

Please apply to:

The Chief Principal RVIST P O BOX 7182 NAKURU, enclosing copies of ID card, Birth Certificate, academic certificates(Result Slip / leaving certificate)  and non refundable fee of Kshs.500/- to be deposited in RVIST A/C Nakuru Branch at either Kenya Commercial Bank 1101786221 or Co-operative Bank of Kenya 01129087643400. Deposits may be made at any branch country wide. Include your mobile number in your application letter.  Accommodation is limited and only available at the Main Campus.  For more details visit our website www.rvist.ac.ke

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