Located in Moshi municipality near mount Kilimanjaro, Forest Industries Training Institute offers a certificate program in mechanical wood industries and various short courses in sawmilling and sawdoctoring, woodworking, logging and machinery technology. FITI's facilities also include a field training campus in West Kilimanjaro, approximately 80 kilometers from Moshi.
FITI is the only institute in Tanzania and perhaps in Eastern and Central Africa offering a certificate training in mechanical wood industries and variety of short courses and consultancy in field of wood industries.
The Certificate in Mechanical Wood Industries is a two-year program and it is designed to produce innovative, creative and flexible graduates who have a good knowledge of wood products and services in Tanzania. In autumn 2015 FITI will start a diploma program in mechanical wood industries.