In the year 2008, KETTI was elevated to a Technical Training Institute under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology offering Technical Education Programs (TEP) and other modular courses in business related courses.
Keroka Technical Training Institute (KETTI) was started in 1991 as a resource Centre offering short term courses to the Ministry of Labor officers serving as instructors in Youth Institutes. In 2008, KETTI was elevated to a Technical Training Institute under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology offering Technical Education Programs (TEP) and other modular courses in business related courses. The entity is domiciled in Kenya and has no branches. Currently the institute is under the Ministry of Education, State Department for Vocational and Technical Training. Keroka technical training institute was incorporated under the TVET Act 2013 Act. Since then, the curriculum has expanded to offer training in ten academic programs at Artisan, Craft and Diploma levels as; Building and Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Institutional Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Mechanical Engineering, Applied and Health Science, Business and Entrepreneurship Studies, ICT and Library Studies and other short courses. Technical education activities have been recognized at KETTI since its inception as vital to the social and economic development of the nation. The first buildings to be put up were; a resource hall and one (1) hostel housing about 20 boarders. This infrastructure has since expanded to include; six workshops for each of the ten technical programs, a library block and additional lecture rooms and hostels. The Institute has a total of 87 teaching staff and 31 non-teaching staff.