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The Kenyan law (Section 23 of the TVET Act, 2013 requires all TVET trainers to be registered by the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority Board.

CurrentlyTVET Authority Bard has licensed 2918 trainers countrywide. They are experts in various fields including automotive engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, clothing technology, fashion and design, food and beverage production, computer studies, and Journalism and Mass Communication.  

TVET institutions are required to recruit only accredited trainers. Trainers seeking accreditation should submit their application to the Registration and licensing portal

Other requirements for the application include:

·        At least a Craft Certificate

·        Pedagogy training

·        Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

·        Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD)

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AT the same time trainers and practitioners in the TVET sector can also apply on the same portal to be accredited as assessors and/ or verifiers for CBET programs.

To see who is qualified to teach in TVET institutions in Kenya and the exact courses go to

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