African Institute of Research and Development Studies(AIRADS College) creates a holistic environment to equip learners with the best tools and enable them realize their dreams. we nurture quality that is in our students.Every challenge is an opportunity to greatness. AIRADS College accommodates all students and the wide range of courses we offer presents students with perfect choices to choose from.

Apply Now for January 2020 intake and spark light in your future. We are dedicated and committed to offer you diverse services and training in accordance with TVETA requirements and policies. You can apply here



Welcome to AIRADS College

AIRADS College  is determined to admit, transform and change the lives of our students who are well prepared to positively impact the society.AIRADS  College is the leading tertiary technical institution in Kenya offering Higher National Diploma,Diploma,Certificate and Artisan Courses .Examining bodies: ICM,KNEC,KASNEB,NITA & AMROK


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Our Vision

To be a world class center of excellence and innovation in Technical, Research and Entrepreneurship Training.



Our Mission

To Provide  Quality Technical and Entrepreneurship Training and Cutting Edge Research that will ensure Developmental Transformation of Individuals and Communities in the World.



  • Innovative thinking
  • Hard work
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Corporate Social Responsibility



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Welcome to AIRADS ,school of business and management studies programmes.The world currently is business oriented and entrepreneurial-driven.This department will generate answers to your questions.

  • Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Library Science and Information Studies
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Accountancy
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Cooperative Management
  • Petroleum Geo-Science
  • General Agriculture
  • Land Mapping and Survey
  • KASNEB Courses. (CPA & ATD)
  • Artisan in store keeping

our faculty includes committed professionals with extensive experience. This ensures our programs are relevant to the challenges you face in the work place.

The School of Health Sciences has grown tremendously since its inception in 2006.The school  has collaborations with the Ministry of Health, & AMREF

Certificate courses

  • Certificate In Community health Development
  • Certificate in community Health &  Development
  • Certificate in social work
  • cert in health records &IT
  • Cert in Nutrition & Dietetics mgt

Diploma courses

  • Diploma In Nutrition &Dietetics management
  • Diploma in social work
  • Diploma in community Development
  • Diploma In Community health Development
  • Diploma in spiritual counseling
  • diploma in health records &IT
  • Diploma in HIV testing management

Basic education is a necessity enshrined in our 2010 constitution and a path to build and perhaps perpetuate the vision 2030. The government is in public domain campaigning for quality education to the kids and nursery pupils. we therefore in accordance to KNEC requirements and ministry of higher education policy as a TVETA institution provide an environment for teachers and tutors in the field. Our students are highly skilled and productive ready to tackle any challenge that arises in this field.

The following are courses offered in the school of Education.

  • Diploma early childhood education
  • Certificate in early childhood education
  • Diploma in childcare & protection
  • Diploma in counseling, guiding & psychology
  • Certificate in KNEC proficiency
  • Diploma in disaster management & Trauma counseling.
  • Diploma in special needs Education

To meet the current market demands and skills in the tourism and hospitality field, we have put in place all facilities required to undertake this lessons.

School of Tourism and Hospitality

  • Hotel and Catering Management
  • Housekeeping and Laundry
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Tour Guiding and operations
  • Bakery Technology

School of engineering, and Information technology register a mass innovation,creativity and advancements in the current developments in the current development world.AIRADS gives you diverse environment to understand the fundamental engineering techniques.

  • Electrical Engineering and Installation
  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Plumbing
  • ICT

School of Beauty

AIRADS college has committed itself in accordance to its mission statement to give the most advanced and technical skills in this department.
beauty therapy courses are practical and comprehensive. … Pursue a career in beauty services as a nail technician or makeup artist, or focus on skin care, body massage and advanced treatments using a variety of machinery.

The Courses offered  includes:

Beauty therapy

Hair dressing


customer care management

School of  media studies register a mass innovation,creativity and advancements in the current development in the  world.AIRADS gives you diverse environment to understand the fundamental media techniques.Information technology is one of the most competitive part of technology experts in this field. We are focus to provide the basic and imperative skills in this department.


  • Broadcasting, Journalism and Media Studies
  • printing technology
  • Digital media
  • videography
  • photojournalism
  • photography