About Department

The Department of Applied Sciences is a hub of scientific exploration and application, where we strive to blend theoretical knowledge with practical expertise. Our department is dedicated to equipping our trainees with both technical and soft skills necessary to tackle real-world challenges in the field of research, education and the world of work Why Choose Us:

  1. Comprehensive Programs: We offer a wide range of certificate and diploma programs undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various disciplines of applied sciences, including Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Food science and more. Our programs are designed to provide a solid foundation in scientific principles and specialized knowledge in cutting-edge fields.
  2. Experienced Trainers: Our departmental staff members are accomplished experts in their fields, renowned for their research contributions and commitment to training excellence. They provide personalized attention to trainees, encouraging open discussions and engaging training experiences.
  3. Well equipped laboratory: The department boasts modern and well-equipped laboratories and research facilities, allowing students to engage in hands-on experiments and gain practical insights into scientific concepts.
  4. Research and Innovation: We prioritize research and innovation, providing ample opportunities for students to get involved in ground-breaking research projects.
  5. Real-World Application: The focus of our programs is on practical application. We bridge the gap between theory and practice, preparing students to address real-world challenges in various scientific fields.
  6. Student Support and Growth: The department emphasizes holistic development, supporting trainees’ personal and professional growth through mentoring programs, career counseling, and extracurricular activities.
  7. Engaging Student Life: The Applied Sciences department is home to vibrant student organizations and clubs that offer opportunities for networking, leadership, and community engagement.

Whether you aspire to become a research scientist, work in the industry, or make a difference in society through science, the Department of Applied Sciences at The EGTTI is here to nurture your talents and help you achieve your goals. Join us in this exciting journey of discovery and make your mark in the world of applied sciences.

Courses

Our department is dedicated to providing high-quality education and training in various disciplines of applied sciences. Below are the academic programs we offer:

  1. Craft certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
    • This program is open to students who have attained a mean grade of D plain in KCSE. It is an added advantage to have done all the three sciences(Physics, Chemistry and Biology)
    • Craft Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology (SLT) is a field of study and practice that focuses on the application of scientific principles and techniques to perform laboratory-based experiments, analyses, and investigations. It  has many job opportunities in Research institutions and educational institutions as technicians
    • It is a two year modular program that is examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) after each module.
  2. Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation
  • This program is open to students who have attained a mean grade of D plain in KCSE.
  • A Craft Certificate in Food Processing and Preservation is a vocational and skill-based training program that focuses on imparting knowledge and practical skills related to the processing and preservation of food products
  • It is a two year modular program that is examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) after each module.
  1. Diploma in Food Science:
  • This program is open to students who have attained a mean grade of C- (minus) in KCSE.
  • A Diploma in Food Science provides comprehensive training in the scientific principles and techniques related to food production, processing, preservation, and safety. The program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in various sectors of the food industry and contribute to the development of safe, nutritious, and high-quality food products
  • It is a three year modular program that is examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) after each module.
  1. Diploma in Analytical Chemistry:
  • This program is open to students who have attained a mean grade of C- (minus) in KCSE.
  • A Diploma in Analytical Chemistry is a specialized academic program that focuses on the principles and techniques of analytical chemistry. This diploma equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to analyze and characterize substances, identify their chemical composition, and determine their properties and concentrations accurately.
  • It is a three year modular program that is examined by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) after each module.
  1. Diploma in Applied Biology:
  • This program is open to students who have attained a mean grade of C- (minus) in KCSE.
  • A Diploma in Applied Biology is an academic program that focuses on the practical application of biological principles and techniques to various fields and industries. This diploma equips students with a solid foundation in biological sciences and provides hands-on training in areas where biological knowledge is applied to real-world situations
  • It is a three year modular program that is examined by the Kenya National Examination Council ( KNEC) after each module.
  1. Higher National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry
  • This program is open to students who have a diploma in analytical chemistry.
  • The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Analytical Chemistry is an advanced academic and vocational program that focuses on the principles and practices of analytical chemistry. This diploma is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of analytical techniques, instrumentation, and applications, preparing them for specialized roles in various industries and research settings.

Each of our academic programs is designed to cater to the diverse interests and career aspirations of students in the field of applied sciences. Our staff members, with their expertise and research excellence, ensure that our trainees receive a world-class education that prepares them for success in the ever-evolving scientific landscape. For detailed information about each program, including admission requirements, course descriptions visit the institution.