TVET Authority Director General Dr. Kipkirui Langat has today handed over to Kabarak University Vice Chancellor Prof. Henry Kiplangat a certificate of registration for Kabarak University TVET Institute and a training license for the 23 programmes the institute has been allowed to offer to qualified trainees.

During the function at TVETA offices, Dr. Langat lauded the institution for working round the clock to comply with all the requirements as set by the Authority standards and also acquiring a curriculum from licensed TVET examining bodies.

“As an Authority we are happy with the efforts you have made to support tertiary education. After thorough assessment I can confirm you have adequate facilities and human resource to offer the 23 programmes we have licensed you to offer, through the licensed examination bodies of KNEC, CDACC and KASNEB,” Dr. Langat said.

Kabarak University VC Prof. Kiplangat, who is also the Chairman of Kabarak University TVET Institute thanked TVETA Director General and staff for issuing the registration certificate and training license and promised that the institute will provide quality training in the approved programmes.

“We will endevour to provide quality training in the 23 licensed TVET programmes and hope to increase more programmes in the future so that we can give opportunity to more young people to access education and training. We are also looking forward to work together with the Authority as one of the key stakeholder,” Prof. Kiplangat said.

During the function TVETA DG Dr. Langat also gave the Vice Chancellor the Kenya Journal of TVET, which is a publication of the Authority, and a platform that publishes research papers on the TVET sector.

Present during the function were Principal Kabarak University TVET Institute Dr. John Gathii and Cynthia Shimanyula Suge- Public Relations Officer.

Others were TVETA’s Fred Oanda (Manager Accreditation Services), Belinda Naikuni (Officer Records Management Unit) and Andrew Too (Director General Office).