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Before and after the two world wars (1914 – 1918) and (1939 – 1945), the present day Bureti Technical Training Institute site was popularly known as Tiriitab Moita – a place for herding calves. The area was known for communal activities such as herding of calves, sporting, boxing, wrestling, athletics, dancing and more besides. Soon after independence, community leaders coined the idea of constructing an institute and The Institute begun offering TVET programmes in May 2015 and was officially unveiled by the Deputy President on 20th November same year. Currently there are over 68 programmes offered in five academic departments namely: Electrical Engineering, Building and Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture, Business and ICT. Today, the Institute has more than 3,000 trainees pursuing studies in Artisan, Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma levels. More learning facilities have been put in place to ensure the Institute provides technical skills to the trainees, under an experienced team of over 70 trainers.


On the other hand the administrative staff numbers 26 bringing total staff to 76, serving at the Institute for attainment of vision 2030 set by the government. The Institute targets to be a center of excellence in Engineering and Agricultural Studies. BTTI is one of the over 260 technical institutions built under National Government affirmative action and was earmarked as a centre of excellence in Agricultural Value Addition in processing of fruits, meat, milk and vegetables. The Institute is located 6km West of Sotik Town along Sotik – Roret Road and is South of Litein (Bureti District Headquarters). It is 46km from Kericho Town (County Headquarters) at an altitude of approximately 1,900m above the sea level and with temperatures of between 16 degrees Celsius and 24 degrees Celsius. The area provides a cool and serene environment in the green tea surrounding ideal for learning. The Institution is managed by strong team of Board of Governors headed by Chairman Dr. Kenneth Chelule and the Principal (BOG Secretary) is Mr. Sammy K. Cheruiyot.



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To develop undisputedly skilled trainees that objectively commands the industry in socio-economic problem solving with creativity and innovation.


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To be a world-class training and innovative college

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