What is TVETA?2019-02-20T18:50:44+00:00

TVETA stands for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority. This is a state corporation in the Ministry of Education established under TVET Act, 2013 to regulate the TVET sector in Kenya.

What is the difference between TVET and TVETA?2019-02-20T18:52:41+00:00

TVET stands for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, a subsector in education sector which is concerned with the acquisition of knowledge and skills for the world of work while TVETA is a body corporate that regulates the sub-sector.

What are the functions/ services provided by TVETA?2019-02-20T18:53:47+00:00

TVETA offers a wide range of services. They include: See details here.

What is the purpose of registration and licensing of trainers?2019-02-20T18:54:45+00:00

To create and maintain a database of all qualified trainers involved in the TVET sector and their areas of specialization.

Does TVETA carry out similar registration like TSC?2019-02-20T18:55:28+00:00

Yes, both register qualified professionals to teach in their areas of specialization. While TSC registers professionals to teach in basic education institutions (Primary and secondary), TVETA registers professionals to train in TVET institutions.

Is it possible to get a list of all registered institutions, their location and programs offered?2019-02-20T18:56:18+00:00

Yes, this information has been provided on our website. Click here for details.

Where and how can one register a business name?2019-02-20T18:57:40+00:00

Undertake a business name search from the Registrar of companies  via Ecitizen

Register the Business name with the office of the Registrar of Companies

When are trainers registered by TVET Authority?2019-02-20T18:59:11+00:00

The application for registration of trainers is an open and ongoing process throughout the year.

When will registered institutions receive their registration certificates?2019-02-20T19:00:12+00:00

Registration Certificates will be ready for collection once the accreditation process is complete. The process ought to be completed within three months from the date of application for registration.

Are old training institutions required to register afresh with TVET Authority?2019-02-20T19:00:54+00:00

Yes, it is a requirement that all TVET training Institutions in Kenya be registered by TVETA.