EASTRIP world bank visit Delegates from the World Bank at ATC Solar Training Centre when they visited to see student's projects EASTRIP world bank Delegates from the World Bank listening to the Head of Mechanical Engineering Workshop Dr. Daniel Ngoma when they visited the workshop to see training materials EASTRIP Project Implementation Unit with Industrial Advisory Board member during the first semi-annua meeting at Arusha Techical College Kikuletwa Renewable Energy Training and Research Centre, Industrial Advisory Board with EASTRIP Project Implementation Unit
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The key implementers of the EASTRIP project from 16 RFTIs and the three national level coordination units along with World Bank team visit Arusha Technical College Kikuletwa Renewable Energy Research and Training Centre Member of EASTRIP project Implementation Unit from Arusha Technical College visiting Mwl Nyerere Hydropower Station. The Mwl Nyerere Hydropower Station is managed by Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) and is expected to produce up to 5,920GWh of power annually. Student presenting her project on solar energy to EASTRIP regional team
Kikuletwa Renewable Energy Training and Research Centre is a new campus of Arusha Technical College (ATC) which is located in Hai District Kilimanjaro. The KRETC through ATC was selected as a Regional Flagship TVET institution with aim of increasing access and improve the quality of training through East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP) funded by the World Bank and the Tanzanian government.

EASTRIP project supports the development of highly specialized TVET programs at certificate, diploma and degree levels for the training of technicians and TVET faculty, as well as industry-recognized short-term training, targeting regional priority sectors in transport, energy, manufacturing, and ICT. 

The KRETC aims to become Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy focusing on Hydropower, Solar, Wind and Bio-energy.

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Application Form into Artisan Programmes in Renewable Energy

Kikuletwa Renewable Energy Training and Research Centre (KRETRC) is inviting application into Artisans programmes in Renewable Energy for Acadamic Year 2020/2021. Deadline of application is Wednesday, 31 March 2021. For more information...

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The College is accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) to run and grant awards to successful candidates in technician and Engineering programs. Awards offered are Ordinary Diploma namely the National Technical Level (NTA) 4 – 6 and the prospective Bachelor of Engineering namely the National Technical Level (NTA) 7 – 8.

 Community Gender Involvement

Kikuletwa Renewable Energy Training and Research Centre center is concerned about the improvement of the living standard of people living around the project. To ensure this, many people who are living near the project have been involved in the construction of the campus and some of them have got permanent employment.

The project also considers the involvement of women on the project so as to promote gender equality. To ensure this, women also have been involved in different sections of the project.