Meru College of Technology -TVET

About TVET

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a corporate body that regulates the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The authority is mandated to oversee the licensing and accreditation of learning institutions, trainers and programs.


  • Overview of TVETA and TVET
  • Comparison of Conventional & Competency Based Programs
  • Target groups of CBET (for TVET Courses)
  • Benefits of enrolling in TVET courses
  • Requirements for TVET Courses
  • TVET Courses in Meru university of Science and Technology

Technical training is job training that focuses on a particular skill while vocational training includes training of the complete skills needed for a particular job.

If you learn pipe laying, you will have acquired technical skill. You can work as a plumber, but your skills will be limited to pipe laying.

vocational training is where you are taught all aspects of plumbing, both theoretical and practical. Not only will you be able to make informed calculations, but also know how to lay pipes, among other practical skills

Benefits of Enrolling in TVET Courses

  • Cost-efficiency of vocational education.
  • Specialized Programmes
  • Practical experience
  • Flexible schedules
  • Labor Market is Wide.
  • Join the workforce quickly
  • Flexible programs – National & Partial Certification