The Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutions | COAST INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
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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.


Coast Institute of Technology envisions itself to be a Centre of excellence in technical training, education, science and technology in Kenya and beyond.

We aspire to provide relevant high quality education and training in Science and technology for sustainable development

•    Uprightness and honesty;
•    Transparency and accountability
•    Integrity
•    Respect for change
•      Prudent environmental management
•    Respect for professionalism
•     Respect for cultural values
•    Provision of equal opportunities for all
•    Respect for human rights and dignity

-KNEC, KASNEB, Alliance Francais, Internal and City & Guilds.

Our students have consistently performed exceedingly well in national examination and therefore we have been an institution to benchmark with in the region. In addition our students have performed well in the industry after training and this has not only earned them recognition and competitive promotion based on performance but have also earned us credit to prospective employers who normally request for more intern students.

Intake for our programs is as follows;
1.Fulltime program: January, May and September every year
2.Holiday and School-based  program: April, August and November
3.Distance learning programs: Continuous admission