What is CBET?

Competency based education and training (CBET) is hands on training whereby a learner practices the actual work/ skill as will be done in the industry upon graduation. This is designed specifically to meet the demand of industry who have complained that the students from institutions have only theoretical knowledge.

 Learning activities and environments are chosen so that learners can acquire and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes to situations they encounter in everyday life.

 Skills learnt can be applied immediately.

 The modularized mode of learning gives a learner flexibility in terms of finances and time, to acquire the competencies they need at their own pace!

Why Do CBET Manual Arc Wielding?

At the end of the 6-months you will receive a Certificate of Competency Level IV in manual arc welding.

 With this certificate you can work in the booming construction industry.

 With the ban in logging still in place, many buildings now require the services of a wielder for roofing solutions,.

 This is in addition to the traditional windows and doors wielding.

 This means that in 6-months, you can join this lucrative market and start earning a living.

Government’s Big 4 agenda– Housing

 The Kenyan government has identified affordable housing as one of the big 4 pillars. This will translate to a major demand for wielders. 

 Enroll now to cash in on this boom.



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