KCNP Vipawa Academy was first conceptualized in 2015 by the Chief Principal Ms Mary Muthoka and by then Mombasa County Education Officer Hon. Tendai Mtana Lewa to establish a talent Academy at the Kenya Coast National Polytechnic. The Chief Principal took it upon herself to kick start the Academy later in 2019. KCNP Vipawa Academy is an initiative that aims to empower skills development and create opportunities for creative students to exercise their talents through mentorship. The program offer skills and training services in both formal and non formal context such as school based technical and vocational training as well as mentorship sessions and apprenticeship training. Through practical based training and mentorship sessions, the academy will improve and empower learners with skills that will ultimately contribute to the growth of the entertainment industry as well as the economy.