A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTION

Ekerubo Gietai Technical Training Institute (EGTTI) is one of the thirteen new TVET institutions in Kenya established during term of the 10th parliament. The construction of the Institute was funded by the Government of Kenya with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Work began in June 2012 under the mentorship of Keroka Technical Training Institute (KTTI) and was completed in 2014. The pioneer Principal was posted to the Institute on 20th January 2015 and the first patch of students reported as from 23rd February 2015.The Institute’s first Board of Governors (BOG) was inaugurated on 27th April 2015.

EGTTI was officially opened in a ceremony presided over by the 4th President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta C.G.H. on 27th April 2016. The Institute is registered by the TVET Authority as a Technical and Vocational College (TVC) and licensed to offer training up to diploma level. Its registration number is (TVETA/PUBLIC/TVC/0011/2016).

EGTTI boasts of a serene training environment, modern equipment and skilled faculty in the programmes it offers. It is a is a centre of excellence in Building Sciences and Land Survey.

The Institution is in Itibo Ward, Nyamira North Sub-County, Nyamira County within the Great Lakes circuit. It is on the Tombe – Mokomoni road about 12 kilometres from Nyamira County off the Nyamira – Ikonge highway. Its GPS Coordinates are LAT. -0.591072 (S 0° 35’27.858”); LONG. 35.028873 (E 35°1’43.944”).