Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology details

College Name: Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology

Address: P.O. BOX 414-00900

Location: Kiambu

Country Kenya

Telephone Number 1: 0727807713 / 0734207663

Telephone Number 2:

Email Address: principal@kist.ac.ke

College Website: www.kist.ac.ke

Category: Technical Training Colleges


About Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology is among the institutes of higher learning recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology.
It is located along Kiambu road just before Kiambu town.
The institute was established through the efforts of Kiambu residents and the aid from two Protestant church organizations namely:
(a)I.C.C.O. of Netherlands
(b)E.Z.E. of Germany.
The pioneer admission process took place in September 1973 to offer the following craft courses:
(a)Plumbing
(b)Masonry
(c)Secretarial
(d)Carpentry

Since then,the institute has developed leading to introduction of the departments below:
(a)Business,Entrepreneurship and Social Studies
(b)Applied Sciences
(c)Hospitality
(d)Electrical and Electronics Engineering
(e)Computer department
(f)Building and Civil Engineering

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology is a registered member of the bodies below:
(a)Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA)
(b)Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI)
(c)World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) through CAPA

Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology Courses

Below find a list of certificate, diploma, professional as well as short courses offered at Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology.

  • Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce)
  • Certificate in Electronics Technology(Electronics Technology)
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage(Food and Beverage)
  • International Computer Driving License(ICDL)()
  • Bachelor of Information Technology(Information Technology)
  • Bachelor of Science(Agribusiness Management)
  • Certificate in Business management(Business Management)
  • Certificate in Electrical Technology(Electrical Technology)
  • Bridging Course in Chemistry(Chemistry)
  • Bridging Course in Physics(Physics)
  • Diploma in Electronics(Electronics)
  • Diploma in Water Technology(Water Technology)
  • Computer Engineering Maintenance(Computer Science)
  • procurement management(procurement)
  • Craft Certificate in Electrical Installation(Electrical Installationn)
  • Bridging Courses(English, Biology and Mathematics)
  • Certificate in Mass Communication(Mass Communication)
  • Diploma in Quantity Surveying(Quantity Surveying)
  • Technical Diploma in Construction(Construction)
  • Diploma in Plumbing(Plumbing)
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Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology alumni and students

Below find a list of former and current students of Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology.

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  • Judy Njeri Waweru ( Class of 2014)
    I am a student at Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology taking a diploma in applied statistics.
    It is a college to be proud of.
  • James Gichuru ( Class of 2013)
    Am an IT technician here at KIST. Kist is a good college that is very exceptional at what it offers to its students
  • Rhoda Mukami Njeru ( Class of 2011)
    I am a computer tutor in a compassion project.
  • George Waithaka ( Class of 2013)
    I am doing civil engineering at SAIT polytechnic in Canada.
    Living in Canada.
  • Evanson Kamau Mwenja ( Class of 2013)
    Computer scientist and academic writer. Owner and director at Dason Computer World.
  • Gerald W Gathiru ( Class of 2006)
  • James Kamunya Gichuki ( Class of 2005)
    Enrolled for Management Information Systems course, i finished at university.
  • Mike Kibuiyah ( Class of 2014)
    God bless me.
  • Muinamia Caroline Wangui ( Class of 2012)
  • Peter Muritu Chege ( Class of 2012)
    Am studying ICTT course at the department of Computer.
  • Grace Wanjiru Kimani ( Class of 2010)
    I am waiting to join college.
  • Brian Glover ( Class of 1983)
    Hi, i am teaching construction at a college in U.K.,but missing the heat and the friends I made.
  • Josephine Wambui Gitonga ( Class of 2009)
  • Kiprono Ken ( Class of 2013)
    Electrical Engineering.
  • James Ngigi M. ( Class of 2011)
    I am studying at Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology.
    Kiambu Institute is a centre of excellence, aims at creating Self Reliance Post-school life.
  • George Gitau Mathenge ( Class of 1982)
    I run an electrical installation firm in Nairobi.
    I would like to get in touch with former college mates.
  • Janet Gitau ( Class of 1995)
  • Edwin Arthur Otieno ( Class of 2006)
    Best for academic excellence
  • John Mundia Ngochi ( Class of 2011)
  • Peter Karanja Njoroge ( Class of 2011)
    KIST is making me a man I never was-I'm learning to take things easy!
  • Moses Mwaura ( Class of 2012)
    Computer Engineering.
  • Lydiah Miano ( Class of 2013)
    I am taking a diploma in Information Communication Technology(ICT).
  • Margaret Mumbi ( Class of 2010)
    It was a good stay at the institute and learning experience.
  • Felister Wangari Mathu ( Class of 2010)
    The college is perfect in terms of studies for those who are willing to learn.
  • Jeniffer Kanini Mutiso ( Class of 2011)
  • Sarah Njeri Kimotho ( Class of 1999)
  • Anthony Chege Wambui ( Class of 2001)
    I am a senior civil engineering technician at The Kenya Power and Lighting Company,Kahawa Wendani.
    The college is superb but we need a university in engineering and technology.
  • Evan Ndegwa Wanjiru ( Class of 2011)
    Still standing.
  • James Karanja Kamau ( Class of 2014)
    I am studying CPA.
  • Evans Muragu ( Class of 2011)
    KIST was just nice.
  • Jane Kabuchu ( Class of 1989)
    I work with Total Kenya, am married with two teenage boys.
    I loved my two years stay at KIST.
  • Musyka Solomon ( Class of 2010)
    I enjoyed by stay at KIST.
    Forever live.
  • Monicah Karocho ( Class of 2010)
    Taking a Diploma in ICT
  • John Ngugi Chege ( Class of 1996)
    The best post secondary training institution
  • Njenga Laban ( Class of 2006)
    I am currently working as a web graphics designer and settling at Limuru.
    I was pursuing a diploma in Computer Studies at the institute and completed in 2006.


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