The Department has two sections namely automotive and auto-garage production unit. Automotive section is a centre of excellence for automotive engineering training in Kenya. The department has modern, tools and equipment
It has the best garage in Kirinyaga County with modern equipment and computerized wheel alignment machine, Digital wheel balance, machine car wash and several diagnostic equipment.
Our workshops have modern and computerized equipment both for training and also for business.
In keeping with the STTI quality policy, the Automotive department is committed in providing quality technical industrial vocational and entrepreneurship training that is innovative and research based. The department endeavours to consistently meet and exceed customer requirements and expectations.
The department therefore has the mandate to ensure effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and continual improvement of all curricula in the department.in the following objective.
- Provide practical technical skills in latest Automotive Technology
- Provide practical and technical skills in automotive workshop management.
- Provide practical delivery skills in the use of the new equipment for training.
- Provide adequate knowledge and skills in the understanding of the TVET system in Kenya with special
Reference to the National Qualification Framework and CBET (competence based training) based teaching and learning, as a new mode of training in the modern Kenya in order to meet and exceed vision 2030.
COURSES IN THE DEPARTMENT
|COURSE DESCRIPTION||KCSE MEAN GRADE||ADDITIONAL MIN. REQUIREMENT||ALTERNATIVE REQUIREMENT||INTAKE||DURATION||EXAM BODY|
|Diploma in Automotive Engineering Mod I, II &III||C-(Minus)||C (Plain) in Maths, Physics, & English||Pass in Craft||Jan||1yr||KNEC|
|Craft in Motor Vehicle Mechanic Mod I&II||D (plain)||Credit Pass in Artisan||Sept||1yr||KNEC|
|Artisan Automotive Engineering||D(Minus)||KCPE||Jan||1yr||KNEC|
|Motor cycle repair and maintenance||KCPE/KCSE||Above 18 yrs||KCPE||May||6 months||STTI|
|Artisan Certificate in General Fitter||KCPE||JAN||6 MONTHS||STTI|