Question: Do the Employers pay a stipend/allowance/wage? Answer: The sole objective of Industrial Attachment is to expose trainees to real work environment and not employment. Payment of stipend (if any) is at the discretion of the employer
Question: Does NITA pay trainees who are on attachment? Answer: NITA does not pay trainees who are on Industrial Attachment. NITA’s role is to coordinate Industrial Attachment
Question: What is the difference between Industrial Attachment and Internship? Answer: Industrial Attachment- the placement of a trainee who is still ongoing with his/her coursework in workplace for the purpose of gaining knowledge and practical skills. Industrial Attachment is a requirement in most curricula of training Institutions
Internship- Post qualification placement of trainees in industry for purposes of gaining hands-on experience (those who have already graduated from training Institutions).
Question: How long will it take before I get placed Answer: We strive to attach every trainee one month from the time of request as indicated on our service charter
Question: Can one apply for attachment twice within the same attachment period? Answer: Students are encouraged to apply only once within the same attachment period
Question: Which professions/fields/ level of study are covered in Industrial Attachment? Answer: All fields and levels of study are covered as long as the training institution has identified the need as per the curriculum.
Question: Can Kenyans studying in foreign Universities apply for attachment in Kenya? Answer: Yes they can, however the Institution/College/University should indicate the need
National Industrial Training Authority, Commercial Street, Nairobi, Kenya