NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AUTHORITY (NITA)

QUESTIONS ON NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING AUTHORITY (NITA)

  1. What is NITA?

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a state corporation established to promote highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya to ensure adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels.

  1. What are the Benefits of being a NITA levy contributor
  • All employers are required to pay a levy for every employee in the organization per month (kshs 50) for the purpose of developing staff capacity.
  • Any training sponsored by an employer is refundable by NITA as long as the training provider used is accredited by NITA.
  • To register as an employer with NITA download the form from NITA website.
  1. How to qualify for refund of money spent on training the staff?
  • The employer should notify NITA 7 days before the training by filling the training application form
  • Provide the names and copies of ID’S for the employees nominated to attend the training
  • Attach the course content and timetable
  • After the training, apply for reimbursement by attaching receipts as proof of payment
  • NITA refunds employers quarterly for monies spend on training.
  1. What Training’s qualify?
  • Both In-house and open training qualify for NITA refund

 

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