National Industrial Training Authority courses

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Here is a list of courses offered at National Industrial Training Authority and the associated fees structure:

1.0 CRAFT PROFICIENCY COURSES offered in 3 levels- (Preliminary, Intermediate and Final

1.1 Craft proficiency programmes in building engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Masonry KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Carpentry & Joinery KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
3 Plumber, Pipe Fitter KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

1.2 Craft proficiency programmes in mechanical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Fitter General KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Welding and Fabrication KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
3 Plumber, Pipe Fitter KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

1.3 Craft proficiency programmes in automotive engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Motor Vehicle Mechanics KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Motor Vehicle Eletrician KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

1.4 Craft proficiency programmes in electrical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Electrical Installation KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Electronics Mechanic KCSE, Mean Grade D- (Minus) or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

2.0 INDUSTRIAL ARTISAN COURSES artisan courses offered in 3 levels (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced)

NITA- Nairobi has introduced the following ARTISAN Level courses specific primary school or secondary graduates who did not qualify for further studies and have a desire to start a career in hands on- Industrial and Vocational training.

2.1 Artisan courses in building engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Carpentry & Joinery KCPE 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Plumbing/Pipe Fitter KCPE 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

2.2 Artisan courses in mechanical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Fitter General KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Welding and Fabrication KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
3 Machinist (Lathe, Milling, Shaping) KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

2.3 Artisan courses in automotive engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Motor Vehicle Mechanics KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Motor Vehicle Eletrician and Electronics KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
3 Panel Beating and Spray Painting KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

2.4 Artisan courses in electrical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Electrical Installation KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment
2 Electronics Mechanics KCPE or equivalent 5 Terms 3 terms in- centre 2 terms attachment

3.0 SHORT – SKILL UPGRADING COURSES targeting workers in formal or informal industry ie manufacturing and processing industries, Jua kali, NGOs, counties, parastatals etc

3.1 SUG courses in building engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Carpentry & Joinery/cabinet making KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
2 Plumbing / Pipe Fitter KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
3 Painter/Decorator/ Polishing KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
4 Masonry/Tiling/block making KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time

3.2 SUG courses in mechanical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Fitter General KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
2 Arc Welding KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
3 Gas Welding KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
4 Machinist (Lathe, Milling, Shaping) KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time

3.3 SUG courses in motorvehicle engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Motor Vehicle Mechanics KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
2 Motor Vehicle Eletrician KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
3 Panel Beating and Spray Painting KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
4 Vehicle upholstery KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time

3.4 SUG courses in electrical engineering section

# Course Requirement Duration Mode of Attendance
1 Electrical Installation KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
2 Electronics Mechanic KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
3 Motor Controls KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time
4 Motor Rewinding/power generators repair & maintenance KCPE or equivalent 120 hrs Evening or part time

4.0 SPECIAL COURSES IN ELECTRICAL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING

# Course Requirement Duration
1 Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) Government Trade Test III or equivalent in electrical installation 2 weeks
2 Solar Installation TI Government Trade Test III or equivalent in electrical installation 2 weeks
3 Solar Installation T I Solar Installation TI 2 weeks

5.0 SPECIAL COURSES IN MECHANICAL, AUTOMOTIVE AND LEATHER WORK

# Course Requirement Cost Duration
1 MIG and TIG Welding GTT 3 in arc welding or equivalent in welding or equivalent Negotiable 120 hrs
2 Industrial AutoCAD Technical Drawing or equivalent Negotiable 120 hrs
3 High Pressure welding Gtt3 in arc welding or equivalent Negotiable 120 hrs
4 On-board-Diagnosis & electronic diagnosis of vehicles (OBD) MVM/MVE or equivalent Negotiable 120 hrs
5 Leatherwork KCEP or equivalent Negotiable 120 hrs

6.0 INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COURSES (Charged per package)

# Course Requirement Cost Mode of Attendance
1 Office packages Packages and Internet proficiency MS office Packages Basic Negotiable Day time or evening
2 Ms. Publisher Adobe PageMaker/ networks Basic computer skills Negotiable Day time or evening
3 Computer Hardware &software maintenance/microprocessor technology/accounting packages/computer O.S Basic computer skills Negotiable Day time or evening
4 Web Development & Graphics Design / programming Computer Packages Negotiable Day time or evening

FEES PAYMENT

# Course Level 1 (ksh.) Level 2 (ksh.) Level 3 (ksh.)
1 Crafts proficiency 20,800.00 18,500,00 18,500.00
2 Industrial Artisan 20,800.00 18,500.00 18,500.00
3 Skill Up grading 11,500.00 9,250.00 11,550.00
4 Specialized courses in electrical ie solar PV &PLC 2 weeks, ksh. 25,000 or negotiable
5 Specialized Tailor made courses( Mechanical, automtive, leather Negotiable
6 ICT Courses Negotiable

ACCOMMODATION

We have enough hostels in the compound for male and female trainees and we are capable of accommodating more than four hundred trainees. We charge the following costs for use of our hostels;

Four Weeks – Ksh. 8,500.00
Six Weeks –
Ksh. 12,250.00
One Term –
Ksh 25,000.00