UNEVOC Cluster: East Africa
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Type: National Body

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)



The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation established under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Act, 2013. The Authority is mandated to promote access, equity, quality and relevance... <show more>


To regulate and coordinate Technical and Vocational Education and Training through registration and licensing of institutions and trainers and development of standards and guidelines for a globally competitive human capital.

To be a leading Authority in... <show more>


  • Regulate training in TVET institutions by accrediting and inspecting programmes and courses
  • Prescribe the minimum criteria for admission to training institutions and programmes in order to promote access, equity and gender parity.
  • Liaise wit... <show more>

Regular Tasks

  • Assessment of TVET institutions for registration and licensing of courses in Kenya
  • Maintaining database of TVET institutions operating in Kenya and their respective enrolment
  • Quality assurance of TVET institutions
  • Collection, analysi... <show more>


Plans in place to start periodic publication of TVETA Magazines and Kenya Journal of TVET by next year.



Dr Kipkirui Langat
Director General


Dr William Osawa
Function: Manager
Department: Standards and Compliance
E-Mail: *****
Tel: *****
Tel (mobile): *****
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Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA)
Standards and Compliance
Kenyatta Avenue
P. O. Box 35625
00100 Nairobi

(local time now ~05:57 - not accounting for daylight saving time)


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page date 2012-06-26

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