The International Training Institute (KIITEC)

KIITEC – Our Success Story

The Kilimanjaro International Institute for Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers (KIITEC) is the international training centre introduced by FTE in 2004 following our “5 FTE Principles” education model.

Based in Arusha, Tanzania, KIITEC educates skilled and competent technicians to meet the needs of local industries. Located on a 15-acre campus, KIITEC offers the most advanced targeted training for technologies in the region.

The training centre is registered and accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE). Successful graduates are awarded a 3-year National Technical Award Level Six (NTA-6) Diploma.

As the FTE Educational Model expands, KIITEC will serve as the central international training institute in East Africa. 

KIITEC’s specialized training programmes include:

  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

  • Industrial Automation

  • Computer Engineering and Networking

  • Renewable Energies, Environmental Impact

Future training programmes in development:

  • Biomedical

  • Avionics

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Professional Programmes

Short-term professional courses are offered to upgrade the skills of employees from local companies (day and evening classes).

Certificate Programmes

Computer engineering, networking & programming courses are offered. An 18-month training course leads to a CCNA Cisco Certification (evening and weekend classes).

KIITEC is currently undergoing steps to become a recognized Cisco Network Academy to administer full Cisco trainings and awards on site to successful students.

“A special appreciation to ADEI, FTE, and KIITEC instructors and the management, who have given me all the necessary tools to be successful in my endeavours. I truly thank you all! My technical diploma meant so much to me. It meant proving to myself and others that it could be done regardless of the circumstances. My supervisors highly acknowledge my contribution.”
 - Said Hango, KIITEC Telecom Student

“I recommend KIITEC because of its excellent Computer Network Systems and the state-of-the-art teaching infrastructure.”

- Patrick Khanya, Managing Director, Trust Street Patrick School, Tanzania


“Your students are very practical oriented and proactive. I immediately noted that your student was exceptional when I first assigned him tasks to do. We immediately pushed the management to employ him in our department.”

- Ernest Mgongolwa, Aviation Engineer, Kilimanjaro Airport and Development Company, Tanzania

"KIITEC changed my life by giving me a way to be a professional technician in order to increase the income of my family and nation. Also to increase the development of the IT industry in Tanzania and East Africa".

Shafii Ally, KIITEC 2012 Graduate