Coast Institute of Technology is situated in Tsavo area 2km away from Voi Town in Taita Taveta County and in proximity to nature, a quiet environment and expansive compound. The history of Coast Institute of Technology dates back to 1981 when a group of ten visionary leaders from Taita raised funds to purchase a 42 Acre piece of land from African tourism Development Company Limited for the purpose of starting an institute of technology. The college has two campuses: Main Campus (which offers regular programmes and holiday classes) and Town Campus (which offers part-time programmes either as evening classes or Saturday classes). The campus offers both residential and off campus training.
The college offers market driven Diplomas, Craft Certificates, Artisan Certificates and Short courses in both Business and Technical programs. The Institute has 83 TSC lecturers’ and14 BOG lecturers for quality and effective teaching.
The Institute runs income generating activities that include; bakery, Poultry farming, Vegetable farm, Fish farming and Turkey rearing. There are also plans to start a dairy farm. The college fully engages in Corporate Social Responsibility programs and so far we have undertaken; Community tour guide course, Basic Auto care course, Cake making & decoration course ,solar Installation, Computer maintenance ,Video Production ,General Building technology course. Finally our Women in Technical Education (WITED) has made us proud in championing for girl rights and access to education. WITED champions organize celebration for the International Day for the girl that attracts participants from all levels of education in the County.