Colleges offering p1 course for teachers in Kenya


There are many colleges offering P1 course for teachers in Kenya. Most of those with P1 training end up teaching in primary schools. The minimum qualification required is usually a D plain, but most colleges require a D+ to C plain. To complete the entire course you require fee of Ksh100,000 to Ksh150,000.

Here is the list of the colleges:

  1. MIT Teachers Training College

This is a two year program, which at the end of the course students should achieve the following objectives:

  • To develop the basic theoretical and practical knowledge about the teaching profession so that teachers attitude and abilities be turned towards professional commitment and competence
  • To develop awareness of the principles of good human relationship in dealing with children and the community
  • To develop teachers ability to communicate effectively
  • To create national consciousness in every teacher
  • To promote awareness and appreciation of the role of technology In national development


  • Mean grade C plain
  • C plain in mathematics, English, Kiswahili, C plain in one humanities, C plain in one sciences
  • Upgrade in ECDE (FROM ECDE  to DECTE) – 4 terms-course


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  • Kaimosi Teachers College
  • Machakos Teachers College
  • Kagumo Teachers Training College
  • Moi Teachers College – Baringo
  • St. John’s TTC, Kilimambogo.
  • Egoji Teachers Training College
  • Mewa Teachers Training College, Bungoma  
  • Eldoret Technical Training Institute, Eldoret  
  • International Teaching and Training Center, Kitengela  
  • Tambach Teachers Training College, Tambach  
  • Moi Teachers College – Baringo, Kabarnet  
  • The Golden Gate College (GCC), Mosoriot  
  • Tream Teachers College, Matuu  
  • Sunrise Teachers College, Athi River  
  • Nyandarua Teachers College, Nyandarua  
  • St. Mark’s Kigari Primary Teachers College, Embu 
  • North Rift Institute of Management Studies North Rift Institute of Management Studies, Eldoret 
  • Rachuonyo Teachers College Rachuonyo Teachers College, Oyugis 
  • Nyeri Vineyards ECDE College, Nyeri  
  • Kapenguria West Teachers Training College, Kapenguria 
  • Brookton Teachers Training College, Matuu 
  • Modern Link Teacher Training and Media Production College, Kiambu 
  • Kilifi College of Accountancy Kilifi College of Accountancy, Kilifi 
  • Tendo Valley Teachers College Tendo Valley Teachers College, Maua 
  • Msomi Teachers Training College, Migori 
  • Mwingi West Teachers Training College Mwingi West Teachers Training College, Mwingi 
  • Butula Teachers Training College, Butula 
  • Kenya Science Campus,University of Nairobi Kenya Science Campus,University of Nairobi, Nairobi 
  • Nakuru Teachers Training College Nakuru Teachers Training College, Nakuru 
  • St. Paul’s Nyabururu Teachers Training College, Kisii 
  • St. John’s Teachers Training College, Thika 
  • Trans Nzoia Teachers’ Training College Trans Nzoia Teachers’ Training College, Kitale 
  • Isiolo ECDE Teachers Training College, Isiolo