Nakawa Vocational Training College awarded diplomas and certificates to 964 students. Among the graduates, 846 are men and 118 are women.
They are graduates of different disciplines including Vocational Training Instructors, Technical Teacher Training, Electrical Engineering, and Automotive Mechanical Engineering, among others. Others earned certificates in plumbing, electronics and building construction.
Addressing the congregation of Nakawa Vocational Training College, Principal, Godfrey Muwanga, appreciated the Ministry of Education for the development of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and other policies that guide TVET in the right direction.
Nakawa Vocational Training College Principal Godfrey Muwanga and Board Chairman Titus Bitek at the 8th graduation ceremony. (Photo by Juliette Waiswa)
The policy vision for TVET is a coordinated and labor market responsive system, producing a skilled, high quality and competent workforce that is employable and meets national needs and that is globally competitive for support the sustainable economic, social and environmental development of Uganda.
Elizabeth Katema, Deputy Commissioner of TVET Department at the Ministry of Education, applauded the private sector for supporting TVET by employing and accepting students from Nakawa Vocational Training College.
She said it helps the government to promote vocational training policy.
Katema encouraged the College to partner with other private sector organizations saying this was the way to go.