Christian Industrial Training Centre Nairobi (CITC-Nairobi) is situated next to St John's Church Pumwani, behind Pumwani Maternity Nairobi Kenya.
The college was started in 1958 by the Anglican Church to equip disadvantaged girls and boys from the nearby Majengo slums with vocational skills and cultivate in them a good character and attitude in order to enhance chances of securing honest livelihood.
CITC Pumwani Nairobi began as a football club that engaged the youth in productive activities that distracted them from engaging in stealing and indiscipline acts that were taking place in the neighbourhood. In 1960, in consultation with the local community, the founder members set up a vocational training institute. The centre started with only 10 students. Later the courses expanded to seven courses. The instructors and teachers were volunteers from England , Australia and New Zealand.
In 1992, CITC was registered by Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) to offer Artisan Certificate Level Courses.
In 2006, the Centre was accredited by City & Guild examination body in the UK and Craft Level courses with Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC). However the following courses were introduced in the year 2001.
• Food & Beverage
• Mechanical Engineering Diploma taking City & Guilds (UK) exams
• Motor Vehicle Mechanics
• Electrical Installation
In 2006, Electronics (Radio & T.V) course was started. This course enrolls for Craft Certificate only.
To Provide qaulity vocational and commercial training to the less privileged youth and empower them holistically so that they can compete in the job market or start and run successful businesses. This will be achieved by recruiting and maintaining a team of highly motivated and qualified professiona staff.
To Provide students with rigorous spiritual and life skills training and mentoring programme for them to appreciate and demonstrate professional work skills and Christian values in the work place.
Reach Us through:
P.o.Box 00200-72935- Nairobi