Internationally Bench-Marked Training for Industry

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The Technical University of Kenya would like to invite applications for The Internationally Bench-Marked Training for Industry, scheduled to commence in march 2017.The overall objective of the programme is to create access to jobs and economic opportunities for local people in Eastern Africa. The Project aims to prepare and to qualify the local population for upcoming job opportunities, in old and upcoming new sectors in East Africa, through competence based demand driven training, delivered by the Technical University of Kenya, and Technical University of Mombasa, in close cooperation with the private sector.
The Project builds strong partnerships with the private sector, to ensure that technical education and training is directly relevant to the industry, and its associated supply chains. The programmes will work with international Occupational Standards within Curricula to sufficiently achieve and safeguard the relevant qualification standards required by industry in Eastern Africa.

The curricula developed is benchmarked against international occupational standards and has been adapted for East Africa by experts from industry and the two universities. It includes a Competence Based training approach, which has been popularized worldwide since 1990 to connect education and training to industry . The training of Master Trainers within the two universities using this method has included Competence Based pedagogy, didactics and skills leading to be
qualified trainers of demand-driven programmes

Our pilot program will be given in modules of approximately 3 months training at the universities comprising theory and practice, and 3 months practical hands-on skills training in companies (industry based learning).The pilot programmes of heavy and light machinery and welding for trainees will commence in March 2017 at Technical University of Kenya. The university will advertise the recruitment of trainees for the first two units within welding and two units within heavy and light machinery, to begin the programmes. (Refer to TUM for their programmes and units). The Universities will partner with companies for trainees to gain industrial experience and trainees will receive a certificate of competence from the universities at the end of the 6-month training.

For more information on the training download The Course Brochure



The Technical University of Kenya
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor,
Technology, Innovation and Partnerships (TIP)
P.O. Box 52428 - 00200
Nairobi- Kenya.
Tel: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672