NITA List of Accredited Courses, Requirements, And Fees Structure

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Are you looking for the list of accredited courses offered by NITA or you want to know the admission requirements or more? If yes, then you are on the right platform which will give you detailed information about NITA, List of Accredited Courses, Admission Requirements, Intakes, Fees Structure, and NITA Training Centres.

The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a state corporation mandated with the responsibility of administering Craft proficiency, Artisan, and upgrading courses in Kenya.

NITA Courses

  • Electronics Mechanics
  • Electrical installation
  • Panel Beating and spay painting
  • Motor vehicle Electrician and Electronics
  • Motor vehicle Mechanics
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Plumbing / Pipe fitter
  • Fitter General
  • Welding and Fabrications
  • Gas welding
  • High pressure welding
  • Arc welding
  • Mechanist ( Lathe milling and shaping)
  • Masonry
  • Tilling
  • Polishing and shoe making
  • Block making
  • Painting & decoration
  • Public relations
  • Front office management
  • Project Management
  • Solar Technology
  • ICT
  • Hair dressing
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Food Technology
  • Records and archives
  • Sign writing.

Admission Requirements And Duration

  • Craft proficiency courses require KCSE D- minus or equivalent and take a duration of up to 5 terms
  • Artisan courses require just a KCPE certificate or equivalent and take a duration of up to 5 terms as the course may require.

NITA Intakes

NITA intakes are done every year in January, May and September and twice a term for the short courses.

NITA Fees Structure

This is the statutory fees required upon admission for NITA courses 

#CourseLevel 1 (ksh.)AdvertisementsLevel 2 (ksh.)Level 3 (ksh.)
1Crafts proficiency20,800.0018,500,0018,500.00
2Industrial Artisan20,800.0018,500.0018,500.00
3Skill Up grading11,500.009,250.0011,550.00
4Specialized courses in electrical ie solar PV &PLC2 weeks, ksh. 25,000 or negotiable
5Specialized Tailor made courses( Mechanical, automtive, leatherNegotiable
6ICT CoursesNegotiable


NITA Nairobi has enough hostels in the compound for male and female trainees capable of accommodating more than four hundred trainees. They charge the following costs for use of the hostels;

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

Other Fees Include:

  • Registration Fees – Ksh 500
  • Caution Money – Ksh 1,000
  • Student ID – Ksh 300
  • Application Fees – Ksh 500

The above fees are not permanent subject to change under the sole discretion of NITA so students are advised to contact NITA for clarification and for more information through;

Tel +254 020 2695586/9

Cell +254 720 917 897/ 736 290 676

NITA Training Centres

Nita has got several training centres in Kenya as follows:

  1. Nita Athi River
  2. Nita Mombasa
  3. Nita Kisumu
  4. Nita Textile Training Institute

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  1. Felex Chisaka says:

    Fees for boiler operator at NITA kisumu

  2. Nancy njoki says:

    Hostel fees for students plz

  3. Makaukalekye says:


  4. Dolly B Mboya says:

    i have done driving b and C! have got smart driving licence can i do trade test I,iii,iii in your organization

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