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Meru National Polytechnic

Meru National Polytechnic was established in 1956 by the Meru County to train the youth in various practical skills.The institution’s main mission is to provide TIVET for producing Dependable skilled human resource for commerce and industry. Here is a comprehensive list of all courses offered at Meru Technical Training Institute.


The Meru National Polytechnic was upgraded from Meru technical training institute in 2016 and has been in operation since 1956 when it was started by the Meru county council to train the youth in various practical skills. It was then known as Gitoro Technical. In 1964,the school was handed over to the regional education office and it became Meru Technical school,Offering courses of two year duration .

In 1969 the school was upgraded to a technical vocational Training school and the course duration extended to three years.In the same year,the first form one students were admitted to be prepared for KJSE(Kenya Junior Secondary School Examination) Technical at the end of two years.Those who passed and wished to continue to form three and four were transferred to MIOME (Mombasa Institute of Muslim Education) the present day Mombasa Polytechnic.Those who remained were for further one year before joining the labour market.

In 1973,the school was once more upgraded to a Technical secondary school and the terminal examination became East African Certificate of Education.In 1985 the secondary cycle started being phased out so that it became a Technical Training Institute in May 1986.It admitted the first artisans students and ACNC(Accounts clerk National Certificate)students

The first craft students were admitted in 1997 and the first CPA students were admitted in 1988.In 1997 the first diploma students were admitted .At present the institute has more than 20 Diploma courses,12 Craft courses,4 Artisan courses.Currently the institute has 84 members of teaching staff and 32 Non-Teaching staff members,ans a student Population of about 1,200 students.

Meru National Polytechnic  Courses – ICT & Informatics Department

1.Diploma in Information Communication Technology (Module 1)

2.Craft Certificate in Information Communication Technology (Module 1)

3.Cerificate in Information Studies (Module 1)

4.International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

5.Diploma in Agriculture (Module 1)

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6.Craft Certificate in Agriculture (Top-up)

7.Diploma in Business Management (Module 1)

8.Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Module 1)

9.Diploma in Human Resource Management (Module 1)

10.Diploma in Sales & Marketing (Module 1)

11.Diploma in Computerized Secretarial Studies (Module 1)

12.Diploma in Social Work & Community Development (Module 1)

13.Diploma in Accountancy

14.Diploma in Co-operative Management

15.Craft Certificate in Sales & Marketing (Module 1)

16.Craft Certificate in Human Resource Management

17.Craft Certificate in Supplies Chain Management (Module 1)

18.Craft Certificate in Business Management (Module 1)

19.Craft Certificate in Social Work & Community Development

20.Craft Certificate in Co-operative Management

21.Craft Certificate in Computerized Secretarial Studies (Single & Group)

22.Diploma in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Power Option) (Module 1)

23.Craft Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Power Option) (Module 1)

24.Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) Module 1

25.Craft Certificate in Automotive Technology (Module 1)

26.Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option)

27.Diploma in Building Technology (Module 1)

28.Diploma in Civil Engineering (Module 1)

29.Craft Certificate in Plumbing (Top-up)

30.Craft Certificate in Masonry (Top-up)

31.Diploma in Applied Biology (Top-up)

32.Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

33.Diploma in Clothing Technology

34.Diploma in Food & Beverage (Module 1)

35.Craft Certificate in Food & Beverage (Module 1)

36.Certificate in Fashion Design (Module 1)

37.Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (Top-up)

Meru National Polytechnic Courses: Part –Time Courses

38.Craft Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering Power Option ) (Module 1)

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Meru National Polytechnic Contacts

The Principal,

Meru National Polytechnic

Meru-Nanyuki Road

P.O. Box 111, Meru, 60200

Tel: O64-32837, 32837

Wireless: O20-2386139

Fax: O64-30492



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