The Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) is a giant institution offering different courses in Higher National Diploma, Diploma, Craft and Artisan Programs. Apart from the full-time courses, the Institute also offers a wide range of part-time and in-service classes both at our town campuses and the main campus. The Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) was established in 1979 in Nakuru County of the then Rift Valley Province. It is situated ten Kilometres west of Nakuru town along Nakuru – Njoro Road.
The Institute has played a significant role in education of youth contributing in creation of employment in both the public and private sector and spurred development in the region and country.
In order to prepare adequately to achieve the Vision 2030, RVIST offers full-time and part-time courses from Certificate to Higher Diploma level. The courses are of¬fered in 9 departments: Agriculture and Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture Education and Extension, Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, ICT & Computer Studies, Hospitality and Tourism, Health and Applied Sciences, Liberal Studies and Business Studies.
RVIST uses syllabi approved by the Kenya Institute of Education (KIE), Kenya Account¬ants and Secretaries Board (KASNEB), City and Guilds of London, among others. The students are examined by Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), KASNEB, City and Guilds, Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT), Association of Business Ex¬ecutives, ICDL, NTSA among others
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST) aims to be a center of excellence for quality technical research and development for self reliance and industrialization in the region.
To develop competent, dependable, innovative and creative human resource that suits dynamic, technological trends for sustainable development.
“Technology for Industrialization”
Our core values are;
• Teamwork and Collaboration
• Innovation and Creativity
• Customer focus and Courtesy
Courses Offered at Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology Contacts
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology Application Forms
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology Admission Requirements
P. O. Box 7182 – 20100
MAIN CAMPUS: 0720668238, 0202079754. TOWN CAMPUS: 0724769888
Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution.
‘RVIST – Technology for Industrialization’