Lodwar Technical and Vocational College

Lodwar Technical and Vocational Colleg

Type of Institution: Public TVET

Background Information

Lodwar Technical and Vocational College is a public Vocational Training Centre at Lodwar Town, Turkana County. Lodwar Vocational Training Centre- formerly the Lodwar Youth Polytechnic was established in 1976 and is currently the largest vocational training center in Turkana.

Admission Requirements

To pursue the certificate courses offered at Lodwar Technical and Vocational College, a minimum mean grade of D (plain) is required, while for the artisan courses no specific grade is needed as most of them are open.

Courses Offered at Lodwar Technical and Vocational College

Automotive Engineering

  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics Grade III-I
  • NVCET in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • Artisan in Motor Vehicle Mechanics

Appropriate Carpentry & Joinery

  • Carpentry & Joinery Grade III-I

Welding and Fabrication

  • ARC Welding Grade III-I

Masonry and Building Construction

  • NVCET in Building Technology
  • Masonry Grade III-I

Fashion Design and Garment Making

  • NVCET in Fashion Design and Garment Making
  • Dressmaking Grade III-I
  • Tailoring Grade III-I

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

  • Beauty Therapy Grade III-I
  • Hairdressing Grade III-I

Plumbing and Pipe Fitting

  • Artisan in Plumbing
  • Plumber Pipe Fitter Grade III-I
  • Craft in Plumbing

Electrical and Electronics

  • Craft Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Technology
  • Artisan in Electrical Installation
  • Electrical Wireman Grade III-I


  • Artisan in Food and Beverage Production & Service
  • NVCET in Food Processing Technology

Information Communication Technology (ICT)

  • Craft Certificate in Information Technology
  • NVCET in ICT

Application Process

To join Lodwar Technical and Vocational College collect the application form from the college admissions office and fill it in and return the application form to the institution by hand delivery, email or post office.

You can also apply via KUCCPS student’s portal accessible through KUCCPS website www.kuccps.ac.ke by using your KCSE and KCPE index number as username and password, respectively. KUCCPS sets an application window within which students can submit their applications.

KUCCPS Admission Letters

You can collect your admission letter at Lodwar Technical and Vocational College admission office or visit KUCCPS portal https://students.kuccps.net/login/ and log in with your application details i.e., username and password or index number and click on admission number section to download and print your admission letter.

Fees Structure & Bank Account Details

Fees varies according to the program course and duration. For more information on the fees structure and bank account details, please feel free to contact the institution using the contact details below.

Contacts and Address of Lodwar Technical and Vocational College

Physical Address: Lodwar, Turkana County.

P.O BOX 145-30500, Lodwar

EMAIL: info@lvtc.ac.ke

TELEPHONE: 0712797530/ 0714541828

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