The Seychelles Institute of Technology (SIT) is a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institution established as a Professional Centre from January 2015 under the Tertiary Education Act (TEA) 2011. SIT operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Education.
Founded in 2006, SIT offers training in the following modes: full time campus-based, worked based and apprenticeships. The types of training are geared towards learning for work as well as learning for further and higher level of studies.
SIT is that Professional Centre which leads learners to acquire practical skills, expertise and understanding necessary for employment in a particular occupation, trade or group of occupations. It works in partnership with its key stakeholders such as businesses and other trade organizations.
As its motto “Steps Towards Success” stipulates, learners at SIT are provided with the opportunity to progress in their training programme of choice with the possibility of moving from one level to another.
The SIT offers fulltime training at Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma represented as level 3, level 4 and level 5 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) Seychelles.
Advanced Diploma, i.e. level 6 on the NQF, is taught on part-time. Apprenticeship training is at the level of certificate (level 3 on the NQF)
15 July 2018The UNEVOC Network celebrates World Youth Skills Day
On the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15 July), more than 30 UNEVOC Centres celebrated the importance of Skills for Youth, through conferences, workshop, skills exhibition and promotional campaigns. Discover our interactive map to learn more about those initiatives. (more
5 June 2018Tknika, a UNEVOC Centre, hosts International Conference on TVET
Tknika, a UNEVOC Centre in the Basque Country, Spain, organized an international conference titled ‘International Encounters on Vocational Training – Anticipating the Future’. Participants from around the world discussed current and emerging challenges of ongoing digital transformation of industry and businesses, and responding to them through increased collaboration and knowledge exchange. (more
16 March 2018Madagascar introduces the Entrepreneurship Curricula
The UNEVOC Centre(INFor) has cooperated with many international organisations to introduce Entrepreneurship Curricula Program in Madagascar, according to the Competences-Based Approach. In addition to, implement Capacity building on training trainers. (more
22 September 2017Kenya celebrates skills
how, held on 27th and 28th January, 2017 was the first-ever skills and career event in Kenya. Attended by approximately 3,000 youth and parents, the Skills Show featured “hands-on” exhibits which exposed youth to the numerous career choices and training opportunities available in TVET sector. The show encouraged students on the importance of gaining necessary skills to increase their employability. It has been preceded by a conference that gathered 740 participants during two days.
15 September 2017Improving TVET in Kenya through Life Skills
The Kenyan Government is integrating life skills into Technical Vocation Education Training (TVET) to ensure technical students are well equipped with skills needed in the labour market.
Combination of technical and employability skills makes TVET graduates competitive. This can only be achieved by looking at the current skills mismatch in the work place and coming up with programs and solution to fill the gaps. (more
29 June 20176th RVTTI International Conference
The RVTTI 2017 International TVET and Interdisciplinary Research Conference has as its them: Towards collaborative TVET: Promoting Accelerated Sustainable Development. One track of the conference features a Paper Competition on "Greening TVET: Best Practices and Case Studies". (more
9 February 20172nd RVTTI TVET Innovation Award Contest - Call for Proposals
Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Eldoret, Kenya is launching a competition to uncover the best innovation by students in TVET institutions in Kenya and East Africa Region. It targets innovative technology solutions in all TVET areas including but not limited to: engineering technologies, medical and pharmacy; food and nutrition; enterprise and business processes and ICT. (more
3 February 2017Kenya: National TVET Conference & Skills Show
At the national conference, the new Kenyan UNEVOC Network member Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) positions itself as a major player in implementation of Kenya's vision to become a newly industrialised middle income country in 2030. More information on the event: http://tvetinkenya.net/ (more
30 January 2017New UNEVOC Centres in Brazil and Kenya
The UNEVOC Network welcomes its two newest members, the National Council for the Federal Network of Vocational, Scientific and Technological Education Institutions (Conif) in Brazil, and the Rift Valley Technical Training Institute (RVTTI) in Kenya. (more
21 December 2016UNEVOC Workshop Dakar 2016
This joint workshop with PEFOP in Dakar had two main goals: Strengthening the UNEVOC Network in Francophone Africa (and particularly in the West African cluster) and discussing innovation in TVET. (more
20 May 2015eLearning Africa
10th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training.
UNEVOC Network pre-conference workshop on 20 May (more
12 December 2014New country reports in World TVET Database
New country reports have been published for Benin, Cambodia, Chad, Iraq, Latvia, Lithuania, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Qatar, South Africa, Uganda and USA. UNESCO-UNEVOC continues to expand the World TVET Database and more country reports will be available soon. (more
19 November 2014End of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
Green skills are a priority for aligning TVET with the post-2015 development agenda. UNESCO-UNEVOC and the Inter-Agency Working Group on Greening Skills and TVET ran a discussion on the Role of greening TVET on 11 November 2014 at the closing of the Decade on Education for Sustainable development in Nagoya, Japan. (more
28 May 2014eLearning Africa 2014: Opening Frontiers to the Future
Meeting the networking needs of the pan-African eLearning and distance education sector, the annual eLearning Africa conference is the key networking venue for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world. (more
21 January 2009
UNEVOC Centre in Madagascar receives Award (more
11 January 2009Case Study: TVET in Kenya
First volume in the series of Case Studies of TVET in selected Countries. The Case Study of Kaiboi Technical Training Institute in Eldoret, Kenya provides insight into the development of this TVET institution from an originally stagnant and weak school to a prosperous and well-functioning establishment. (more
22 June 2007
Mobile Training Team in Mauritius (more