3 Best Plant Operator Schools in Kenya (2022)

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Plant operator courses are on-demand currently since our country is on the verge of infrastructure development. In the last 15 years, the government has invested in major infrastructure projects like roads, railway among others. Due to these projects, the demand for individuals who can operate machinery has been on the rise. In this article, we will be looking at the best schools that offer plant operator courses in Kenya.

Sensei Institute Of Technology 

SIT is among the most known Plant operator schools, in this course, you’ll learn how to operate;

  • Motor Roller
  • Dumper
  • Farm Tractor
  • Track shovel
  • Wheel shovel
  • Bulldozer
  • Backhoe Loader
  • Track shovel
  • Crane,
  • Forklift

Sensei Institute Plant Operator course requirements

In order to undertake this course, you’ll require a  National ID and a Driving License (Sensei has a Driving School if you have no license).

Other additional requirements include 4-Coloured passport size photos and training boots.

Additionally, the institute provides students with a helmet, reflector, and an overall.

Plant Operator charges for Sensei Institute

Sensei offers a standard course for 1 month where the individual will learn how to operate 3 machines. The standard course costs  Kshs 68,000

Furthermore, Sensei also offers a premium course which takes a period of 2 months and costs Kshs 104,000. In this premium course, the individual will learn how to operate 6 machines.

Accommodation for Sensei Institute

The school has boarding facilities with food and accommodation for a price of Ksh 7,000 per month.

Sensei Contacts

The institute has 2 campuses, one in Nairobi and the other one in Nakuru.

Nairobi Campus (Kitengela)

P.O Box 15045-0010, Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: 0717951055

Email: info@senseitechnology.co.ke

Nakuru Campus

Barnabas Center along the Nairobi-Nakuru road

Phone: 0729891301

Email: info@senseitechnology.co.ke

Facebook- Sensei Institute of Technology -SiT

Twitter- @Senseitraining

Instagram- senseicollege

Website- https://senseitechnology.co.ke/

Lastly, intakes are done at the beginning of every month.

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Kilimambogo Highway Building and Training 

Kilimambogo Highways Building and Technology is a private institution located in Thika, Kiambu County. KIHBTECH offers a wide range of building and construction courses.  Training includes operating common construction and building site machinery.

In KIHBTECH you’ll learn how to operate;

  • Front End Loaders
  • Tractors
  • Dump Trucks
  • Asphalt Pavers & Rollers
  • Bulldozers
  • Forklifts
  • Cranes
  • Road Graders
  • Backhoes
  • Excavators
  • Compactors
  • Pile Drivers

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Requirements for plant operator course in KIHBTECH 

  • A copy of your National ID or Passport
  • A filled application form
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Safety boots for training
  • lastly, personal effects like tissues, blankets, etc

The course takes a duration of 2 months and intakes are done the first week of every month.

Kilimambogo fees structure

To learn more about the fee structure visit https://rb.gy/koiytt


Located at Kilimambogo Highways Building and Technology (KIHBTECH), Thika (Along Thika-Garissa Road, Kwaheri stage)

P.O. Box 7844-01000, Thika

Phone numbers: 254 0708 308 780,0704 201 901,0713 035 717,0711 899 829

Email: kilimambogohighways@gmail.com

Facebook – Kilimambogo plant operator training college

Twitter- @kilimambogotec

Website- https://kilimambogooperatorschools.co.ke/

Rural Aid Kenya Foundation

Rural Aid Kenya was registered as an NGO in 1978 by the United Kingdom. Since then, the institution has been empowering the youth, women, and persons with disabilities. The institution offers a wide variety of courses including plant operator courses.

At the institution, you’ll learn how to operate Excavators, Backhoes, Forklift, Grader, and Shove.

Rural Aid Kenya Fee

The institution charges Ksh. 10,000/per Month for short courses. This includes a plant operator course which takes a duration of 3 months.

Contacts for Rural Aid Kenya

Head office: Machakos, Kenya Athi-river, Site, Ngei II

Phone: 0721318501

Email: info@ruralaidkenya.org

Facebook: Rural Aid Kenya Foundation:www.ruralaidkenya.org

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