Christian Industrial Training Centre Nairobi
Christian Industrial Training Centre (CITC) Nairobi is a Technical Training Institute, under the Anglican Church of Kenya, Diocese of Nairobi to equip youths with vocational skills and cultivate in them a good character and attitude in order to enhance chances of securing honest livelihood. The founder members were Rev. and Mrs. Charles Tett and a prayer group.
It began as a football club that engaged the youth in productive activities that distracted them from engaging in stealing and other vices that were taking place in the neighborhood. In 1960, in consultation with the local community, the founder members set up a vocational training Institute at its present location in the Pumwani area. During inception, the Centre had only 10 students. The instructors and teachers were mainly volunteers from England, Australia, and New Zealand.
Since its inception, CITC has had a perfect track record of delivering superior and professional corporate, tailor-made, and retail educational services in various trades and engineering disciplines. Over the years it has produced over 25,000 graduates, our hallmark has been highly skilled and competent technicians positively contributing to the socio-economic development of Kenya and beyond.
CITC is registered under the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology as MOHEST/PC/1199/09(previously. MITTAT/PC/261/92). The college is also accredited as both a training and examination center under Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) and National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
The Institution has many students both in Regular Programs and Special Programs. The College has partnered with key players: individual parents, individual sponsors, organizations, and government towards delivering unique services to suit the needs of our markets internationally.
A Leading Technical Training College of Excellence that equips individuals holistically
Equip individuals with quality technical, professional, and entrepreneurial training through creativity and innovativeness (innovation) for sustainable livelihood.
- Creativity and innovativeness
- Discipline and hard work
- Honesty and responsibility
- Diversity and inclusion
- Christian foundation
- Customer satisfaction
Christian Industrial Training Centre –Nairobi is located behind Pumwani Maternity Hospital, along Meru Rd off General Waruinge Road.
Why study at Christian Industrial Training Centre Nairobi
Quality training/high exams pass rates.
We offer high quality training to our students and this makes them marketable in the current job market.
Our students always get more than 90% pass in their examinations unlike most of the other technical institutions where their concentration is mainly on the student numbers.
Spiritual nurture Programme
CITC’s objective is to equip young people physically, mentally and spiritually as derived from Ephesians 4:28 28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
We hold daily prayer meetings with both staff and students from 7:45am to 8:00am Monday to Thursday and a full church service on Fridays from 8:00 to 10:00am.
This has changed the lives of our students positively.
We have a liaison office that deals with the placement of our students on industrial attachments in different companies and also link employers to our alumni
We offer quality training at a very affordable price. This is in regard to the current Kenya’s economic status. We also have boarding facilities for our students at a very low cost which includes the boarding and meals.
CITC engages in sporting activities like football, Volleyball etc with other colleges. This has enhanced development of our students socially. We also have a Christian union movement and a student governing council which has helped produce morally upright students.
Networks – Local & international
We partner with local and international organizations in the provision pursuit of our mandate.
The needy students get financial support from the churches and NGO’s. For example, currently we have assisted some acquire funding from the Danish Refugee Council. Through our recommendations, we also have students sponsored for a full course by different organizations.