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Arusha Technical College

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2015

ARUSHA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (ATC) is a Training Institution fully owned by Government with more than 70% of the students enrolled to technician courses leading to the award of Ordinary Diploma. The Government sets tuition fee for Government sponsored students and tuition fee for privately sponsored students is set by the College Governing Board. Further, the Government pays staff salary, benefits and partial running costs. Currently the College covers 40% of the running costs through income generated from short courses and consultancy.


The mission of ATC is to provide competence-based Technical Education & Training and carry out research and consultancy in science and technology and innovation (STI) sustainable development.


The vision of ATC is to be a Premier provider of demand driven Training, Research and consultancy through science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for sustainable development.


  • Conducting training to students from National Vocational Awards (NVA) levels (I-III), national Technical Awards (NTA) level (4-8)
  • Doing research and development activities
  • Providing Consultancy Services

Regular tasks

Arusha Technical College is a training institution offering technical and Vocational education training to artisans, Technicians and Engineers. Programmes offered by the College are eleven (11) at the level of artisans Electrical installation, Automotive, Information technology, Laboratory assistant, Motor vehicle Mechanics, Masonry and Brick Laying, Fitter and tunner, Electronics, Plumbing and Pipe Fittings, Welding and Metal Fabrication, Civil Drafting and Automotive Certificate in Lapidary and Jewellery Technology.

Sixteen (16) at level of Technician Auto Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Civil Engineering,Civil and Irrigation Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Laboratory Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Highway Engineering, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical and Hydro power Engineering, Pipe Work Oil and Gas Engineering and Heavy Duty equipment.

Six (6) at the level of engineers, Civil and Irrigation Engineering, Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, and Bachelor Degree in Automation Engineering.

The College has Plans to establish new programmes in Clinical Laboratory,Renewable Technology, Multimedia Technology at Technicians level. It has also plans to establish Civil and Highway Engineering, Mechatronics, and electrical Engineering at the bachelor’s degree level.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  Secondary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
  Secondary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
  Interested to contribute
   Interested to learn
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
  Interested to contribute
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
  Moderately interested
With the Arab States
  Moderately interested
With Asia and the Pacific
  Moderately interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Arusha Technical College (ATC)
Junction of Moshi - Arusha road and Nairobi roads, Arusha
P. O Box 296
296 Arusha
Tanzania, United Republic of


local time now: ~10:35 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr. Musa Chacha
Ag. Rector

UNEVOC Coordinator
Dr Naisujaki Sephania Lyimo
Curriculum Development and Review Coordinator
General studies department

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15 July 2018
The 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.
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