Tharaka Technical and Vocational College.
Tharaka Technical and Vocational College is a Public College accredited by Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA).
Tharaka Technical and Vocational College
Tharaka Technical & Vocational College is a public TVET institution located in Tharaka Nithi county, Tharaka South sub-county, Marimanti town.
Tharaka TVC is established under the TVET Act of 2013 to produce highly competent automotive engineers among other trades. We offer market-driven courses that will propel you towards excellence in the job market and entrepreneurship. Our trainers are industry skilled with long experience that will enable you to become top of the rest.
Why study at Tharaka Technical and Vocational College
Tharaka Technical & Vocational College is a public TVET institution established under the TVET Act of 2013 to produce highly competent automotive engineers among other trades. As a college, we endeavor to achieve the following objectives in order to propel the country to a middle-income earning economy by 2030.
- Provide adequate and appropriate skilled Artisans, Craftsmen, Technicians, and Technologists at all levels of the economy through practical training and work experience.
- Transfer technology continuously through a collaborative approach between TTVC and the relevant industries
- Promote dignity and decency of labor, particularly manual work
- Provide increased training opportunities for the increasing school leavers and other trainees to increase employability
- Provide continuous upgrading of skills and knowledge at the pace and ability of the trainees
- Provide a dynamic curriculum responsive to the manpower needs of a dynamic economy
- Impart marketable skills, technical know-how, and attitudes that respond to contemporary labor market demands by the industry, informal sector, and for self-employment
Tharaka Technical and Vocational College is a government TVET college that started to support the achievement of Vision 2030 and the Big 4 Agenda. It is registered by the Technical, Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) under TVET Act (Cap 17), Laws of Kenya.
Tharaka Technical and Vocational College is fully funded by the government of Kenya and was constructed between 2013 and 2017 with a core mandate to provide training to the large number of young people who graduate annually from the secondary and primary school system. This in the realization that producing a properly and effectively trained, disciplined, and patriotic youth can make a positive contribution to the development of the nation in line with Kenya Vision 2030. The college opened its doors for the first batch of trainees in September 2017.
The college was designed to be constructed in phases and the following blocks have been constructed. Administration block that comprises of offices tuition rooms and a library. Five workshops have already.
TTVC is managed by a Board of Governors appointed by the Ministry of Education, and run on a day-to-day basis by a principal who is appointed by the Public Service Commission (PSC).