Admission Requirements


  • Job Placements

    We guarantee employment for all our students by recommending to the respective employers after completion of their courses as they wait to be employed by Teachers Service Commission. We have assisted a number of our students to get teaching jobs locally, especially in Nairobi as well as in Sudan and Tanzania.

    Academic Requirements

    All students preparing to train for the Kenya Primary Teacher courses for p1 should have completed KCSE level of education and have a mean grade of C (plain) and above only and at least C – in English and D (Plain) in Maths

    1. Books

    Our library is fully stocked for your reading requirement for PTE success. But you are required to buy two English set books and two Kiswahili set books for your use. Find the list of the set books below.

    Setbooks

    Literature in English Fasihi ya Kiswahili Text Book (Compulsory)
    • Scarlet song
    • An anthology of east Africa short stories
    • Maisha ya kitendawili
    • Dunia mashaka makuu
    • Good news bible
    • Oxford dictionary for contemporary English
    • Kamusi sanifu ya Kiswahili

    Students are required to buy any three of these for the library

    1. Mastering PTE (ANY)
    2. Msururu wa PTE Kiswahili by Mirikau Suleiman-East Africa Educational Publishers
    3. Kiswahili kwa vyuo vya ualimu by Kimani njogu-JKF
    4. Dhibiti PTE_oxford
    5. PTE revision English-East Africa Educational Publishers

    2. Writing materials

    • 1 ream of foolscaps’
    • 12 ruled 200 pg exercise books
    • 2 squared 200 pg exercise books
    • 1 graph book, geometrical set
    • Pencils and pen
    • One ream of photocopying papers

    Boarding

    This college provides full boarding facilities, which is mandatory as per the ministry of education requirement. All students are served with a common college diet. Private cooking for students is not allowed anywhere in the college. The diet comprises ugali,cabbage/sukumawiki ,meat,githeri and rice. Tea is only  served for breakfast. The college does not cater for special diet. The college will provide a bed only.

    Students should report with: A mattress 36”by 3” feet and heavy blanket, 2 bed sheets and cover, 1 towel ,spoon, bucket/basin, sugar and cocoa. Canteen and school shop is within the college for you to buy supplement food.

    Medical

    Only first aid and simple cases are treated at the college dispensary. Serious cases will be referred to government general hospitals. Special cases which require attention or admission at private hospitals for specialized treatment such as eye sight dental,, need spectacles, chronic diseases etc will be paid for by the students themselves.

    KNEC Examination Fee

    Each student will pay Ksh. 3,900/ = towards KNEC examination registration fees (payable once) on reporting

    Deposit for KNEC Examination fee is done to:

    Account name: International Teaching and Training Centre
    Bank: National bank of Kenya
    Account number: 0102060934300
    Branch: Harambee Avenue

    Games

    You will be expected to take part in games and sports unless you have certificate of examination from a government doctor. You must provide games rubber shoes and renew them when they get worn out 

    You must bring a hockey stick (maharadja) or pay ksh.1000/= checked on admission 

    Co-curricular Activities:

    It should be noted that co-curricular activities form an integral part of college life and all students must participate. Any outstanding performance in competition must be recognized and earn a certificate which you can use later in life. Currently International TTC is the 2011 Kenya Teachers ` Colleges Sports Association Ballgames National Soccer.

    Ladies champions and holders of Kenya Teachers Colleges Sports Association-Nairobi Zone Ballgames championship First position both in soccer men/women and you now understand that we take sports seriously as much as we take our Teacher Training.

    Return Fare

    Experience has shown that many students do not receive money from their parents/guardians on time for their return fare at the end of the term, arrangements have been made by the college for safe keeping of return fare by those students who need this service. Please note that the college does not lend money to students for fare.

    Dress code/college uniform to be brought by students

    Men Ladies
    • 2 Black trouser
    • 2 white long sleeved shirts & 1 black tie
    • A pair of black shoes
    • A black sweater
    • 2 black skirts (2 piece)
    • 1 black sweater & 1 black tie
    • 2 white long sleeved shirts (not blouses}
    • a pair of black low heeled shoes
    • white socks

    All trainees must report with one sky blue track suit, one pair of sports shoes or rubber shoes. Carry enough clothing as uniform is only used from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 4.30 pm

    Education

    1. Teaching in the 21st century is an existing challenging career. 
    2. Do you think you are special enough to change children’s life? 
    3. Do you enjoy prospects of studying for a teacher’s course certificate, which will take you into primary school classrooms as well as furthering your knowledge and understanding of a specialist subject? 
    4. Do you look forward to the challenge of working with primary age children? 
    5. Are you interested in studying for P1 Teachers’ course, one of the most popular and prestigious Kenya Teachers Training course certificate? Can you communicate well? 

    If the answer to those questions is a clear committed ‘Yes’ then you will enjoy the opportunity we offer at International TTC for you to follow a certificate route into teaching & furthering your education in any university in Kenya for a degree

    Note (i):

    • You are requested to read through these instructions carefully in order to understand what you are expected to do.
    • All the above requirements will be checked on reporting date.
    • You are advised to bring with those habits that are expected for a good future leader. All other practices/habits must be dumped before you come.
    • Finally we expect you to be responsible, hardworking, respectful, co-operative and self-disciplined.

    Note (ii)

    Students who had joined other colleges and would like to transfer to International TTC can do so in January 2013 by producing this letter. Fees paid in the other college will not be charged and KNEC Examination fees paid.

    We look forward to seeing you at the college and wish you God’s blessing as u prepare to come. Thank you in advance for choosing THE INTERNATIONALTEACHING AND TRAINING CENTRE – NAIROBI for your P1 Pre-service Course for Primary Teachers.

  • In-Service:

    If you are intending to train through in-service (school holidays) you should report for briefing and commencement of classes. Do not delay to take up this opportunity as the management has reduced the fees to help train majority of Kenyans at a reduced rate.

    The ECDE Diploma.

    The ECDE Diploma takes three years to complete. You can start with a Certificate course through to Diploma if you have a mean grade of below D+ and above. Those with less than D+ can attain this Diploma in four years.
    Our training is flexible. You can work as you train. In Nairobi you can get employment after only the first year of training.

    ECDE Tutor

    Students completing their Diploma in ECDE with us get a free trainer course from us. This is a Modular Course from City and Guilds of London UK . This course enables Diploma graduates in ECDE to become tutors of ECDE. Those interested can sit for examination by City and Guilds of London for the award of International Diploma in Teaching and Training.

    Do not miss this opportunity.

    Books:

    The list of text books to be bought will be given to you on reporting day for you to buy during the First term holiday session; however you are expected to bring 7 ruled exercise books for class work, 1 ream of foolscaps and a file.

    Course: Early Childhood Development

    Duration: 4 terms for certificate with three sessions of teaching practice

    6 terms for diploma with two sessions of teaching practice

    Academic Requirements:
    Course Entry Requirements Mode of Delivery
    Diploma in Early Childhood Development • KCSE C Plain and above 
    • P1 Certificate orR
    • ECDE Teacher Certificate
    Full Time/ Inservice
    Certificate in Early Childhood Development • KCSE D+ and above or
    • Proficiency Test Certificate
    Full Time/ Inservice
    Proficiency Course in Early Childhood • KCSE Certificate Full Time/ Inservice
     
  • Minimum Entry Requirement

    Candidates  of  any age  will be  eligible  to  register  for  the  examination if  they  have  pursued  the  three  year  Diploma  in Teacher  Education  course, provided they  posses  the  following  minimum  qualifications:

    Sighted Candidates

    1. K.C.S.E.  C+ (PLUS) Mean Grade or equivalent qualification.
    2. C+ (plus) in the subject of specialization or   equivalent.
    3. C (plain) in English or equivalent for all   applicants.
    4. C (plain) in mathematics for those taking science.
    5. D+ (plus) in Mathematics for those taking humanities and creative Arts.

    Assessment & Examinations

    The teaching  subjects  will  be  examined  through   continuous  assessment  and  final  written  examinations.

    Subjects to be Offered

    Student select two from the subject below plus education and physical studies 

    Support Subjects

    • 9501 Education – Compulsory.
    • 9502 Physical Education – Compulsory.

    Languages

    • 9503        English.
    • 9504        Kiswahili.
    • 9505        French.

    Humanities and Creative Arts Sciences

    • 9508 Geography.
    • 9509 History and Government. 
    • 9510 Christian Religious Education. 
    • 9513 Business Studies.
    • 9514 Art and Design.
    • 9515 Music.

    Sciences

    • Mathematics
    • I C T [computer studies]
    • Agriculture
    • Home economics

    Regulation for the D.T.E Course

    A candidate must take two teaching subjects and professional studies as support subject.

    • The course duration is three years.
    • Practical teaching will be undertaken for two terms
    • To be awarded a DTE certificate the candidate should have successfully completed the practical teaching {TP}

    Evaluation

    The examination will be conducted externally by the KNEC

    Personal Effects

    All sorts of personal effects including 2 bed sheets, 2 blankets, a floral bedcover (pink for women and maroon for men), a plate, a spoon, a, medium size cup, washing basins, washing soaps, toilet soap, toilet papers (5), personal clothing (at least three pairs of each), two pairs of low heeled black closed shoes and one bucket.

    NB: Mark your main items with indelible ink.

    Dress Code/College Uniform to be Bought by Student

    MEN

    Ladies
    • 2 black trousers
    • 2 black skirts (2 piece)
    • 2 white long sleeved shirts and 1 black tie
    • 1 black sweater & 1 black tie
    • A pair of black shoes
    • Long sleeved skirts (not blouses
    • A black sweater
    • Black low heeled shoes
    • Black blazer/coat
    • 2 black skirts (2 piece)
    • 1 black sweater & 1 black tie
    • 2 white long sleeved skirts (not blouses
    • A pair of black low heeled shoes
    • White socks

    All trainees must report with one sky blue track suit, one pair of sports shoes or rubber shoes.

    NB: Recommended text books to be given later

    Writing materials

    • 1 ream of foolscaps
    • 12 ruled 200 pg exercise books
    • 2 squared 200 pg exercise books
    • 1 ream of photocopying papers

    Boarding

    This college provides full boarding facilities which are mandatory as per the ministry of education requirement. All  students are served with a common college diet. Private cooking for students is not allowed anywhere in the college.

    The diet comprises ugali, cabbage/ sukumawiki, meat, githeri and rice. Tea is only served for breakfast. The college does not cater for special diet. The college will provide: a bed, a cup and a plate

    Student to report with: mattress 4” by 3” feet and heavy blanket, 2 blue sky blue plain bed sheets and cover,1 towel , spoon, bucket/ basin, sugar and cocoa

    Medical

    Only first aid and simple cases are treated at the college dispensary. Serious cases will be referred to government general hospitals. Special cases which require attention or admission at private hospitals form specialized treatment such as eye sight need spectacles; chronic diseases etc will be paid for by the student themselves

    KNEC Examination Fees

    Each student will pay ksh.12,500/= towards KNEC examination registration fees payable 1st term of 2nd year.

    Deposits for KNEC Examination fee are done to:

    Account Name: International Teaching and Training centre
    Bank: National bank of Kenya
    Account number: 01020060934300
    Branch: Harambee Avenue

    Special points to note

    • If you have persistent medical problems, bring with you a doctors letter with the history of the case. Also bring sufficient medicine to last a term.
    • Remember to bring suitable clothing bearing in mind that ittc can have extreme of temperature changes.
    • The college does not offer special diet for students if for any reason you must take any special diet from the one provided by the college, you must make your own arrangements.
    • If need arises that the college arranges for your specialized treatment, you will be required to meet the charges thereafter.
    • The college rule and regulation shall apply to all students without exception.