The college is one of the five P1 Teacher Training Colleges opened in 1991. It stands on 100 acres of land. The 1st Phase which included all buildings started in 1987 and was completed in 1991.
The college opened with 360 students on 22nd October, 1991. By September 1992 the college enrolled the 2nd lot of 360 students making a total of 720 students.
2nd Phase started on 21st May, 1993. It included landscaping and construction of playing fields.
China Jiangsu International Economic Technical Co-operation of China, a Chinese Company did the 1st phase and 2nd phase.
The college was officially opened by His Excellency the former President Hon. Daniel T. Arap Moi, C.G.H., M.P. on 12th October 1992.