LU Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institute

  Dr. Naftal M Nyang’ara, PhD.

  Director - TVET, Career Placement, Alumni and External Linkages





In order to align itself and in responding to the emerging needs of the world of work Laikipia University has opened its doors for Technical Vocational Training {TVET} programs. One of the most important features of TVET is orientation towards the world of work and acquisition of relevant skills. TVET institutions are well placed in training skilled and entrepreneurial workforce that Kenya needs to implement the Big Four Agenda, create wealth and attain Vision 2030.

In line with the government of Kenya’s Medium -Term Plan III, Laikipia University has recognized Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) as an important vehicle for the country’s development. This is premised on the realization that there is a growing demand for technicians, technologists and diploma graduates in technical training.

The Technical and Vocational Training Authority has approved Laikipia University Technical Vocational Training Institute as a Registered and Licensed Institute offering both Diploma and Certificate courses under section 20 (1) of the TVET Act, 2013. Laikipia University is now a fully accredited training TVET Institute. Applications and registration of government and private sponsored students is currently ongoing.

Diploma Courses

  1. Analytical Chemistry                                 
  2. Applied Statistics                                
  3. Community Health Nutrition
  4. Early Childhood Development and Education
  5. General Agriculture
  6. Public Relations
  7. Accounting Technicians Diploma
  8. Business Management
  9. Corporate Governance
  10. Counselling Psychology
  11. Credit Management
  12. Horticultural Production
  13. Human Resources Management   
  14. ICT Technician
  15. Library and Information
  16. Medical Laboratory Technology
  17. Social Work                       

Certificate Courses

  1. Conflict Management                                                               
  2. Supply Chain Management                                 
  3. Certified Investment and Financial Analysis      
  4. Certificate in Accounting and Management Skills          
  5. Certified Public Accountants                                           
  6. Certified Credit Professionals                                                        
  7. Certified Secretaries

Entry Requirements
An individual entering these courses should have any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a minimum mean grade of C- (C minus)


  1. Any other relevant and related qualifiaction with one year of continuous work experience


  1. Equivalent qualifications as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)






For more information, contact:

Registrar (Academic Affairs)
Laikipia University
P.O. Box 1100-20300



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