Prof. George Magoha’s assessment of the preparedness of BURETI TTI
The Cabinet Secretary was impressed by the level of compliance, especially the measures the institution has taken to have handwashing water points and satinisers at different strategic positions.
The CS, who was accompanied by the Buret MP Japeth Mutai and TVET Authority Director General Dr Kipkirui Langat also lauded the institution for complying to the social distancing regulations in classrooms, workshops, washrooms and staffroom. He however, tasked the principal to ensure he has more handwashing dispensers and satinitisers to cater for the over 2,400 students.
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTE
Before and after the two world wars (1914 – 1918) and (1939 – 1945), the present day Bureti Technical Training Institute site was popularly known as Tiriitab Moita – a place for herding calves.
The area was known for communal activities such as herding of calves, sporting, boxing, wrestling, athletics, dancing and more besides.
Soon after independence, community leaders coined the idea of constructing an institute and in 2007, President Mwai Kibaki (Rtd) laid down the foundation stone for Bureti Technical Training Institute. His Excellency Deputy President William Ruto made a visit on 13th December, 2008 graced the Institute ground breaking ceremony along with other guests.
The Institute begun offering TVET programmes in May 2015 and was officially
unveiled by the Deputy President on 20th November same year. Currently there are 38 programmes offered in four academic departments namely: Engineering, Agriculture, Business and ICT.
Today, the Institute has more than 1,800 trainees pursuing studies in Artisan, Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma levels. More learning facilities have been put in place to ensure the Institute provides technical skills to the trainees, under an experienced team of trainers totaling to 50. On the other hand the administrative staff numbers 26 bringing total staff to 76, serving at the Institute for attainment of vision 2030 set by the government.
The Institute targets to be a center of excellence in Engineering and Agricultural Studies.
The Institute is located 6km West of Sotik Town along Sotik – Roret Road and is South of Litein (Bureti District Headquarters). It is 46km from Kericho Town (County Headquarters) at an altitude of approximately 1,900m above the sea level and with temperatures of between 16 degrees Celsius and 24 degrees Celsius. The area provides a cool and serene environment in the green tea surrounding ideal for learning.
The Institution is managed by strong team of Board of Governors headed by Chairman Mr. Jonah Langat and the Principal (BOG Secretary) is Mr. Sammy Chemoiwa.
SEPTEMBER INTAKE 2020
The courses below are offered at the following campuses:
- Kapkatet Campus
2. Tebesonik Campus
3. Chebwagan Campus
4. Main campus
TENDER NOTICE UPDATED 30TH MARCH 2020
To develop a human resource that is skillful, flexible and dynamic.
We aspire to objectively meet the needs of the dynamic socio-economic challenges with innovation and creativity.
Skills for growth