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Procedure

  • An application must be submitted to the Director General of the National Industrial Training Authority prior to an employer sending an employee for training.
  • A copy of a National Identity card or a passport of the nominated employee should be attached to the application form.
  • The application should reach the Director General at least seven (7) for local training and fourteen (14) days for overseas training before the commencement of the course.
  • The application form should be duly completed and any changes on information given should be communicated to the Director General prior to commencement of training.
  • An employer may appeal to the Director General on a rejected application where there exists reasonable ground for such an appeal.

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Required Documents

  • Application form
  • Copy of the National Identity Card or Passport for each nominee
  • Course content details and a time table where applicable
  • Copy of the course proposal or admission letter from the training provider
  • Trainers identity

Office Locations & Contacts

Director General, NITA
Commercial Street, Industrial Area Nairobi
Telephone: +254-20-2695586/9
Mobile No: +254-720-917897, 254-736-290676, +254-772-212488 and +254-753-244676
Postal Address: P.O. BOX 74494-00200, Nairobi
Email: directorgeneral@nita.go.ke
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Eligibility

Eligibility of employers and employees

  • The employer should be registered as an Industrial Training Levy contributor and be up-todate with the monthly levy contribution.
  • Only citizens of the East African member states working in Kenya may be trained under the Industrial Training Levy Fund.
  • Only employees on whom the Industrial Training Levy is remitted shall benefit from the Industrial Training Levy Fund.

Documents to Use

NITA PTI 2 (Training Application form)

Instructions

Nominated participants

  • In-house training (where all participants are from the same employer) should have not less than eight (8) and not more than twenty-five (25) participants per course session.
  • There is NO LIMIT on the number of participants undertaking in-house sensitization courses.

Training Providers

  • An Industrial Training Levy contributing employer may train staff with any public institution.
  • An employer may only train with a Private Training Provider where such a provider is registered by the National Industrial Training Authority. A list of registered private training providers is available on www.nita.go.ke
  • All persons engaged to conduct training must conform to the Guidelines for Registration and Renewal of Training Providers and adhere to the accompanying Code of Conduct available on www.nita.go.ke

Overseas Training

  • For overseas training, approvals shall only be given where such training is not locally available.
  • A nominee for overseas training should have worked for at least six (6) months in the relevant field at the nominating organization.
  • A nominee for training should travel by the most economical airfare on the route.

Required Information

  • Type of training
  • Particulars of the employer
    • Name of Organization
    • Physical address
    • Postal Address
    • E-Mail
    • Telephone No(s)
    • Fax No
    • Industrial Training Levy Registration No.
  • Particulars of the nominee
    • Name
    • Age
    • Gender
    • Qualifications
    • Job Level
    • Brief job description
  • Details of the course applied for
    • Course Title
    • Training provider
    • Specific course venue
    • Country
    • Course objective(s)
    • Exact course duration
  • Regional/overseas training additional requirements
    • Date of Employment
    • If the course available locally
    • If the trainer have any business connection with the Employer/Applicant
    • If any other Organization funding the training
  • Training expenses
    • Tuition fees
    • Examination Fees
    • Cost of recommended books and study material
    • Cost of accommodation and meals
    • Return economy airfare/bus fare/mileage
    • Others (specify)
    • Total cost
  • Declaration of the Authorizing Officer
  • Designation
  • Signature
  • Employers Stamp

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Need for the Document

The National Industrial Training authority [NITA] is a newly established state corporation [former Directorate of Industrial Training]. It was established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. Its mandate is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of Industrial Training in Kenya and ensure adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in industry.

The Authority is headquartered in Nairobi but has Industrial Training Centres [ITCs] at Kisumu [Kisumu Industrial Training Centre], Mombasa, [Mombasa Industrial Training Centre], Athi River [Technology Development Centre]. Two other centres are stationed at their headquarters [the Kenya Textile Training Institute and National Industrial and Vocational Training Centre].

The ITCs host a number of industry oriented courses targeting workers in the formal and informal sectors. The courses include short and long programmes [proficiency courses, skill upgrading courses, artisan courses, and tailor made courses]. The Centres provide full board accommodation, training rooms, workshops and recreational facilities

Information which might help

Industrial Training Centres (ITC’s) offers training in the following engineering trades at craft level: building, mechanical, electrical, electronics plant and automotive, refrigeration and air conditioning, boiler maintenance, refrigeration and air conditioning.

The ITC’s are:

  • National Industrial Vocational Training Centre (NIVTC)
  • Kisumu Industrial Training Centre (KITC)
  • Mombasa Industrial Training Centre (MITC)
  • Technology Development Centre (TDC)
  • Kenya Textile Training Institute (KTTI) KTTI caters for the training needs of the textile industry.

External Links

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)

Industrial Training Act48 of 1959

Industrial Training ACT, Cap 237

Laws of Kenya database

NITA Service Charter

Training Centres

Others

The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a state corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. The Authority has five industrial training centers spread across the country .NITA perpetuates industrial training in Kenya that dates back to 1925 when the native industrial training depots (NITDS) were introduced by the colonial Government. In 1959, Industrial training ordinance was enacted to regulate apprentice and indentured learners in industry. In 1963, the Industrial Training ordinance became the Industrial Training ACT, Cap 237 which was amended in 1971 to establish the training levy fund and the National Industrial Training council (NITC) which had Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) as its secretariat. The DIT was in 2011 successfully transformed into The National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) a semi independent Government Agency with the National Industrial Training Board (NITB) replacing the National Industrial Training council.

The National Industrial Training authority [NITA] is a newly established state corporation [former Directorate of Industrial Training]. It was established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. Its mandate is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of Industrial Training in Kenya and ensure adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in industry.

The Authority is headquartered in Nairobi but has Industrial Training Centers [ITCs] at Kisumu [Kisumu Industrial Training Centre], Mombasa, [Mombasa Industrial Training Centre], Athi River [Technology Development Centre]. Two other centers are stationed at their headquarters the Kenya Textile Training Institute and National Industrial and Vocational Training Centre].

The ITCs host a number of industry oriented courses targeting workers in the formal and informal sectors. The courses include short and long programmes [proficiency courses, skill upgrading courses, artisan courses, and tailor made courses]. The Centers provide full board accommodation, training rooms, workshops and recreational facilities.

Responsibilities of NITA

  • Management and Supervisory training; A

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