Welcome To KIST
Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is a tertiary Institution established in 1973 and is mandated and fully accredited by the Technical Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA), Ministry of Education to provide training in Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in various courses at Diploma and Craft levels. Over the years since its inception, the Institute has witnessed growth in academic programmes, student enrolment, staffing, physical facilities, excellence in academics as well as in extra-curricular activities.
KIST academic programmes are classified under seven (7) academic departments namely:
- Applied Sciences
- Baking Technology
- Building & Civil Engineering
- Business, Entrepreneurship and Social Studies
- ICT & Computer Studies
- Electrical & Electronics Engineering
- Industrial Mechatronics
- Mechanical Engineering
all geared towards equipping trainees with marketable skills that contribute to their socio-economic development and that of the country at large.
KIST continues to provide quality training as is embedded in our vision and mission statements which has led to the supply of TVET graduates who contribute to the economic growth of this country. To adequately prepare students for the dynamic labour market, KIST has established meaningful links with leading organizations and industrial partners, who provide relevant input in regard to the market/industry needs.
KIST offers skill-based training which is in tandem with the goal of creation of employment and generation of wealth through Science Technology and Innovations.Our vision guides us towards our endeavor to make significant contribution towards Kenya in becoming a Newly Industrialized Country as per Vision 2030.
KIST takes cognizance of the needs of future employers by giving the trainees hands-on training in their particular trade areas. KIST continues to play a crucial part in the contribution needed to propel this country forward and more so towards the realization of vision 2030.
Why Choose Us?
Over the years kist has acquired and installed various resources to enable smooth learning for our trainees, we have numerous computer labs, applied sciences labs and workshops to ensure all your needs are catered for
KIST has a strong diverse workforce committed to providing quality education and training and an enabling environment for excellent academic performance.
A student of KIST is exposed to a variety of curricula and extra-curricula activities. As you walk about in the pavements of KIST, be sure you wil encounter happy learners interacting, discussing, playing, getting involved.
We have various cources in various academic departments!
Applied Biology is the understanding of how organisms work from sub cellular to whole organism level.
Analytical chemistry is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter.
Electronics is a science branch, deals with the study of flow and control of electrons (electricity) and the study of their behaviour and effects in various spheres.
The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked. Heat is gradually transferred from the surface of cakes, cookies, and breads to their center.
Some core computer science courses you may cover include theory of computation, fundamentals of computer , compliers and operating systems, basic programming, systems and architecture, software development and testing.
A library is an important source of knowledge to young minds in schools.It develops the important habit of reading among the students school libraries help to: Impact positively on the academic achievement of the students.