About Us

About Kieni Technical & Vocation College


A Centre for globally competitive technological skills for sustainable livelihood.


To provide trainees with quality technical skills for transforming lives through innovation and technology.

Core Values:

  1. Kieni Technical and Vocational College adheres to the following set ofvalues that dictate the desired institutional culture
  2. Professionalism, integrity and accountability, team work, patriotism, creativity and innovation


Kieni Technical and Vocational College is located in a serene environment that is very conducive for training and learning. It is a TVET government Institution in Nyeri County located about 18 km from Nyeri town. It is a newly established institution that has excellent infrastructure and state of the art equipment. It is located along the Nyeri –Nanyuki Road, about 5km from Chaka trading centre. It is easily accessible via the Nyeri- Nanyuki road, Karatina- Nanyuki road and Nanyuki- Nyeri road.

It is a co-educational, equal opportunity, day institute. Though the institute does not have boarding facilities, trainees can easily find accommodation within the vicinity.

The annual fee is as per Ministry of Education guidelines, i.e. Ksh 56,420 per year. To further ease the fee burden, the government will be paying Ksh30, 000 for all trainees who take courses in TVET institutions as long as they apply for the courses through the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement (KUCCPS).

In addition, the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) grants loans and bursaries to trainees in TVET institutions. HELB gives a loan of Sh40, 000 to each qualified applicant. Out of this amount, Ksh26, 420 will be paid directly to the college account while Sh13, 580 will go to the student smart card for upkeep.

Other stake holders like County Governments offer bursaries to needy students.