The Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions (KATTI) is the body that co-ordinates the activities of technical training institutes all over the country.
The Association provides a common forum for identifying common interests to the institutions and determining strategies for addressing such issues for the purpose of the qualitative and quality improvement of Technical Education and Training in Kenya.
The Association has its headquarters at the Kenya Polytechnic University College, Nairobi.
Presently, its membership includes all institutions under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Ministry of Labour, Kenya Railways, Ministry of Communication, National Youth Service and Private TIVET Colleges. Its total membership currently is about 100 institutes following the upgrading of new institutions from youth polytechnics to Technical Training Institutions.
The Association is a non-political body which always endeavours to promote technical training to higher levels in technological advancement. The Organisational Structure of the professional body is such that, the whole country is represented in its management where the National Chairman is the one who ensures smooth running of the Association’s Programmes and is the main spokesman of the body. The Secretary General is the Chief Executive of the Association and the National Treasurer is the custodian of the Association’s funds.
The main objectives of KATTI are:
To advise authorities responsible for formulation, development and implementation of TIVET Policy on professional issues.
To facilitate exchange of experiences and ideas through organisation of seminars, workshops, symposia, conferences, meetings and professional meetings for staff of member institutions among many other aims.
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) Eldoret,will hold its third edition of charity run tomorrow i.e the 14th of July as part of its initiative of extending assistance to students from needy backgrounds.