This course targets individuals who want to be professionals in the hotel industry, those who want to be self-employed or those with passion and want to get better their cooking skills. Our students are acquainted with modern job-oriented practical skills, in a well equipped kitchen for six months, after which they are allowed to go for internship in modern hotels offering a variety of cuisines. They are also privileged to be taught by highly experienced Italian chef in various cuisines. The available courses as follows;


 Artisan Catering Course

 Duration: 1 year

  • Food Production
  • Food Service
  • Food Science and Nutrition

NVCET Catering Course

 Duration: 1 Year


 Short Courses: 

1.      Cookery (Hot kitchen) for 3 months

  • Soups, salads, Sources
  • Protein, Dishes, Starches
  • Vegetables, Desserts
  • Menu planning, Food costing

2.      Pastry and Bakery for 3 months

  • Snacks, Cakes, Pastries
  • Yeast products, Sandwiches etc.

3.      Cookery, Pastry and Bakery for 6 months

  • Soups, salads, Sources
  • Protein, Dishes, Starches
  • Vegetables, Desserts
  • Snacks, Cakes, Pastries
  • Yeast products, Sandwiches
  • Menu planning, Food costing

Support subjects

  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Computer packages

Intakes in progress

Contact the office for more information.


Internal for short courses

NVCET by ministry of youth


KNEC for Artisan course 


Please ensure you bring or attach to the application the following testimonials;

  • Primary School leaving certificate. Photocopy
  • Secondary school result slip/certificate. Photocopy
  • Secondary school leaving certificate (if any). Photocopy
  • Birth certificate
  • National ID (if any). Photocopy
  • 4 passport size photographs
  • Duly signed attached copy of declaration form in the code of conduct by the student and parent/guardian/sponsor ( a copy enclosed)
  • Trainee personal detail form fully signed by the guardian/parent/sponsor.

N/B: You will be guided by the teachers and our staff on other requirements like uniforms and others upon registration.

To apply online for this course.

 1) Please click here to DOWNLOAD the application form which you MUST fill and upload in the form bellow.

2. Then you Click here Upload your application online. 


Our vision is to be a leading, self-sustainable institution that offers the youth, mainly less privileged, holistic education based on Catholic experience and technical training suitable to the job market.


  • Educate the students in all dimensions: communitarian, technical, entrepreneurial, sport, on job (dual) training.
  • Continual training of the management and teachers for deeper self awareness and better knowledge of new technologies.
  • Our offer to be in line with the need of the market and keep up with the new technologies.
  • Increase the synergies with private and public sector and universities.
  •  Networking with the best national and international VTIs.

St Kizito VTI is:

  •  a Vocational Training Institute of the CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF NAIROBI
  • an Institute of Technology & Examination Centre Registered by the Government  -   Registration No. MOEST/PC/886/04
  • PO Box 759 - 00618 RUARAKA - NAIROBI – KENYA