Thika Technical Training Institute is a Government Technical Training institute established under the Ministry of Education, State Department for Vocational and Technical Training via certificate number MOHEST/GC/1459/011A. It stands at 45 acres of land. Its history dates back to 1949 when it was started as a vocational training center for former World War ll servicemen which was then elevated to technical high school where primary graduates were admitted for secondary education with a technical bias. The Institute is located in Thika Town along General Kago Road next to Thika Level 5 District Hospital.
To provide quality training in technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurship.
The mandate of the institute is through registration under the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology under the Education Act Cap 211 under the first schedule. It is also guided through its operations by other Acts of Parliament like KNEC Act , TSC Act, KIE Act KASNEB Act and others.
To provide Training, Research and Outreach Programmes that impart skills and utilize applied knowledge to spur economic growth and solve problems in society.
To be the centre of excellence in Technical, Industrial, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training.
Our Core Functions
To give quality training and services
To mould wholesome individuals
To uphold teamwork in all our undertakings
To enhance linkage with industries
To enhance linkage with other institutions
To uphold research and development
To uphold innovation and creativity.
Our Core Values
Fairness and equity
Transparency and accountability
Respect of rule of law
Cleanliness and orderliness
Efficiency and efficacy
Thika Technical staff is fully implementing our set targets for our third quarter performance Contract. We were evaluated in 2010/2011and was rated at no. 7 out of 42 institutions and are still waiting for the result of 2011/2012 which is yet to be released. Thika Technical is also ISO 9001:2008 Certified. We continue offering quality services as outline in our Service Delivery Charter.