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 Course                                                                    Duration                                  Examination Body

Garment making (Grade I & II)                             1 year                                          NITA

Front Offi­ce Operation                                          1 year                                           KNEC 

Hairdressing and Beauty                                       1 year                                            NITA

Catering                                                                    1 Year                                        NITA

Plumbing and Masonry (Grade I & II)                  1 Year                                            NITA

Art and Craft                                                             1 year                                          NITA

Computer packages                                                3 Months                                        Internal

Deejaying                                                                  5 Months                                     Internal


Our Lady of Mercy Vocational Training Centre is a higher learning tertiary centre which is located along Likoni Road, at the Mukuru Promotion Centre Head Office. Mukuru Promotion Centre is an organization run by the Sisters of Mercy. It deals with education, health and social programs. At Our Lady of Mercy Vocational Training, students can acquire technical skills in different fields that can help them later in their future careers and also in life.

The Skills Training Centre is specially designed to impart practical skills to students with a view to future employment. The Vocational Training Centre was born out of a sincere desire to provide a holistic approach in higher education, and reaches out to provide stimulation and motivation for self-development for our students. Facilities include classrooms, computer lab, hairdressing lab, catering skills restaurant for practicals, dressmaking class, which all have modern facilities.  

The intakes are in January, May, June and September for particular courses


In partnership with the Mukuru community, Mukuru Promotion Centre envisions: “The Mukuru Community attaining sustainable, wholistic human development and self-reliance.”


In the spirit and charisma of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy and in partnership with stakeholders, Mukuru Promotion Centre will: “Provide early childhood development education, primary education, secondary education, vocational skills, social rehabilitation and health services to the Mukuru community.