Christian Industrial Training College (CITC) Thika is a middle-level College that was
established in 1972 as a project of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Thika Diocese.
CITC is registered and licensed under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as
The college is also accredited as both a training and examination center under Kenya National
Examination Council (KNEC) and National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
CITC’s main objective is to provide technical, industrial, vocational and entrepreneurial training
to the youth so that they can compete in the job market. In addition to skills development, CITC
aims at empowering and/or nurturing those graduates with entrepreneurial attributes by
motivating them to start small enterprises in various sectors as honest entrepreneurs with
Besides education, students undergo rigorous spiritual and life skills training and mentoring
programs for them to appreciate and demonstrate professional work skills and Christian values in
the workplace.
We are currently offering various technical and business courses at certificate and diploma levels
(both part-time and full time). Similarly, we have a great passion for moulding individual talents
through various co-curricular clubs-sponsored activities that include sports, music, drama, and
art among others. This has helped students realize their abilities outside the classroom as well as
shaping them not just academically, but also physically, socially and academically.
Since its inception over 40,000 people from diverse backgrounds have been equipped with
technical and soft skills. Many of these people are among the most successful business people in
various industries. Others are holding very influential positions in public service, manufacturing
industries, and companies.
CITC Thika has continued to embrace changes that have occurred in the training industry, hence
making it one of the most competent colleges. We are determined to continue imparting skills to
all the people in line with Kenyan’s vision 2030.