Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute




Diploma and Certificate Courses

Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI) is a middle level college located in Naivasha about 90km from Nairobi. It is registered with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology as a TVET institution. KWSTI provides specialized training in Natural Resource Management and Tourism Development in an effort to enhance Conservation, Management and Sustainability of Wildlife Bio-diversity in Kenya and globally. Courses are offered at Certificate and Diploma levels with curricula designed on Competency-based basis with Modules of Employable Skills (MES), when desired.


DIPLOMA (Each packed into variable modules). Duration - 18 Months (4 Semesters)                                                                                                                

  1. Diploma in Environmental Management (Environmental Education Assistant, Environmental Health & Safety Assistant)

  2. Diploma in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences (Fisheries Extension Officer, Fish Gear Technician)

  3. Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality Management (Tours & Travel Administration, Hospitality Supervision, Tourism Enterprise Development Marketing)

  4. Diploma in Wildlife Management (Wildlife Research Assistant, Community Wildlife Assistant, Wildlife Management Assistant)      


Minimum Entry Requirement

  •  KCSE Mean Grade C- (minus) or its equivalent OR

  • Completed and passed a relevant Certificate course OR

  • KCVET with grade C- (minus) as mean aggregate or three years working experience in the relevant fields and a minimum of D+ (plus) or its equivalent OR KCSE D+ (plus) and three years working experience in relevant field.


CERTIFICATE (Each packed into variable modules). Duration - 9 Months (2 Semesters)

  1. Certificate in Aquaculture (Fish Farming Assistant, Fish Farm Operations Assistant)

  2. Certificate in Community Wildlife Management (Wildlife Naturalist Assistant, Community Wildlife Field Assistant)

  3. Certificate in Nature Interpretation & Tour Administration (Touristic Field Naturalist, Tour Administration)

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • KCSE mean Grade of D (plain) or its equivalent OR equivalent with at least 3 years working experience in relevant fields.





For Students Courses, contact:

Tel No. +254-700 000 321



For Seminars, Workshops, Guest’s Accommodation, contact:

Email Address:

Reservations Tel No. +254-790 699 935