Chuo cha Veta Kagera – The President of the United Republic of Tanzania is expected to receive and inaugurate the new Kagera Region Technical and Vocational College (VETA).
The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2022. At the newly built Burugo Nyakato Kagera College. The university, which includes a garage, equipment, and modern infrastructure, was built with the support of the Chinese government and will be able to train more than 1,400 students in various technical and service fields for short and long term training.
Prof. Adolf Mkenda, Minister of Education, Science, and Technology, explained that when he inspected the event preparations, he used the opportunity to invite the people of Kagera Region and other neighboring regions to participate. He has also used the opportunity to ask young people to join the training that focuses on building skills that will be offered in the college.
The Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) is an autonomous Government Agency established through the Act of Parliament No. 1 of 1994 Chapter 82 [Revised in 2006]. The overall objective of establishment of VETA is to oversee the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system in Tanzania. It is charged with the responsibilities of promoting, coordinating, providing, regulating and financing VET in the Country
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How should I join VETA college? | Chuo cha Veta Kagera
VETA has set a special procedure for joining the colleges it owns.
The process is as described below:
VETA provides long and short term training and in various systems;
For long-term training, all colleges announce admissions in the month of August every year. Announcements are made in the media in the country as well as on the website www.veta.go.tz;
The applicant must have completed primary, secondary and continuing education; The applicant takes the form at any nearby college.
The forms contain information on all the colleges owned by VETA, including the fields taught and where the college is located and whether it is full-time or boarding;
The applicant is allowed to take the exam to join the region he took the form but he can choose to study any region he chooses according to his needs;
The applicant must take an aptitude test in October and those who are selected are notified in December to begin studies in January of the following year;
The successful applicant is provided with an admissions letter detailing all relevant requirements.
The requirements vary from one college to another and depend on the field he applied for, and also if it is full-time or boarding;
With this procedure, the Applicant begins to join Level 1, which is the lowest level. Applicants who continue to higher grades (Level II-III), the criteria is the success of the relevant grade enables him to move up to another grade.
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A view of some of the Kagera Regional Technical and Service College’s buildings, which can accommodate 800 students for long-term courses and 1,000 for short-term courses.