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Railways Training Institute Description

Railway Training Institute was established in 1956 as a skill development centre for training Human resources for the then East African Railways and Harbours.

After the collapse of the East African Community, the school was fully owned by Kenya Railways Corporation and continued its mission as a training centre for specialized. Railway based courses.

In 1988, the Government of Kenya upgraded the school to a Training Institute to offer middle level training programmes at certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma qualifications, both in Technical and Business disciplines. To this end, the Institute opened its doors to the public in 1990.

Since 1990 the Institute has undergone phenomenal growth in student enrolment and programmes.

Railway training Institute has continued to produce a highly skilled and motivated manpower for both the Public and the Private sector.

Our Vision

To become a world class training centre committed to professional excellence.

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To provide practical and quality training in Transport and logistics responsive to a dynamic market. environment through Research and Technology.

Our Values

  • Innovation
  • Caring
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Excellence

Railways Training Institute Courses Offered

  1. Advanced technician diploma in applied electrical engineering(Engineering)
  2. Bachelor of Mass Communication(Mass Communication)
  3. Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering(Electrical/Electronics)
  4. Diploma in Information Communication Technology(ICT)
  5. Accounting Technical Certificate (ATC)
  6. Diploma in motor vehicle systems(motor vehicle systems)
  7. Diploma in Catering & Accomondation Management(Catering & Accomandation)
  8. Bachelor of Industrial Technology(Industrial Technology)
  9. Diploma in Telecommunication(Telecommunication)
  10. Certificate in Information Communication Technology(ICT)
  11. CIPS Advanced Diploma(CIPS)
  12. Craft Certificate in Electrical Installation(Electrical Installationn)
  13. Diploma in Automotive Engineering(Automotive Engineering)
  14. Certificate in Telecommunication Engineering(Telecommunication Engineering)
  15. Advanced Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management()
  16. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management(Purchasing and Supplies)
  17. Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering(Electrical Power Engineering)
  18. Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management(Purchasing & Supply Management)
  19. Certificate in Architecture(Architecture)
  20. Diploma in Building & Construction(Building Construction)
  21. Diploma in Telecommunication Systems(Telecommunication Systems)
  22. Diploma in Food Science and Inspection(Food Science & Inspection)
  23. Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration(Business Administration)
  24. Certificate in Community Development and Social Work(Community Development)
  25. Certificate of Proficiency(Insurance)
  26. Diploma in Quantity Surveying(Quantity Surveying)
  27. Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
  28. Certificate in Library and Information Science(Library and Information Science)
  29. Bridging Courses()
  30. Postgraduate Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering(Telecommunication Engineering)
  31. Diploma in Medical Engineering(Medical Engineering)
  32. Diploma in Building and Construction Engineering(Building and Construction Engineering)
  33. Diploma in Tourism(Tourism)
  34. Bachelor of Science(Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
  35. Certificate in Pharmacy(Pharmacy)
  36. Diploma in Human Resource Management(Human Resource Management)
  37. Certificate in Travel and Tourism Management(Travel and Tourism Management)
  38. Certificate in Mechanical Engineering(Mechanical Engineering)
  39. Diploma in Personnel Management(Personnel )
  40. Diploma in Cooperative Management(Cooperative Management)
  41. Diploma in Supplies and Purchasing(Supplies and Purchasing)
  42. Diploma in Food and Beverage Management(Food and Beverage Management)
  43. Diploma in Accomondation Operations(Accomondation Operations)
  44. Diploma in Business Management(Business Management)
  45. Diploma in Sales & Marketing(Sales & Marketing)
  46. Diploma in Sales & Marketing(Sales & Marketing)
  47. Diploma in Supplies and Purchasing(Supplies and Purchasing)
  48. Diploma in Transport Management(Transport Management)
  49. Diploma in Public Relations(Public Relations)
  50. Certificate in Security Management(Security Management)
  51. Diploma in Transport Management(Transport Management)
  52. Diploma in Information Studies(Information Studies)
  53. Diploma in Information Technology(Information Technology)
  54. Diploma in Secretarial Studies(Secretarial Studies)
  55. Diploma in Computing & Information Processing(Computing)
  56. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering(Mechanical Engineering)
  57. Diploma in Electrical Engineering(Electrical Engineering)
  58. Diploma in Civil Engineering(Civil Engineering)

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Railways Training Institute Contacts

Physical location: Nairobi Central business district
PO Box 10101 Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: 020-2378397/8

Railways Training Institute

Railways Training Institute