Mechanical Engineering Department

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering.  It is one of the academic departments of Thika Technical Training

 Mr G. Kigia - HoD

Institute whose mandate is to impart knowledge, skills and attitudes in the mechanical sector. The department is the center of excellence department: a status that is accorded by the Directorate of Technical Training in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science andTechnology. 

As the center of excellence, the Government engages ways and means to enhance education and training by the provision of adequate learning/teaching resources and improved infrastructure have stimulated enrolment, retention and improved training results. The current development include amongst others; the establishment of Senior Machining Workshop which comprise a computer aided design/computer aided machining (CAD/CAM) Laboratory.

We participate and coordinate the TVET fair and robotics contest. This exposes our students to the growing labor market and gives then a sharper edge in the same. Our curriculum also includes a one term attachment in the industrial field to ensure the students are fully exposed and this attachment is assessed by the teaching staff from the department.


Our students have excelled in both class work and practical making them exceptionally marketable in the job market due to their exemplary attitudes, skills and competence. We have a very motivated teaching and technical staff in the department who contribute greatly in the success of the students. We have been registering a 70%-100% pass from our students. Our lecturers are highly trained and qualified enough for the success of our students.