Rwanda TVET New Courses Offered
In consideration of the current global technological development of the 4th industrial revolution, Rwanda TVET Board would like to inform the public that Technical programs offered in Technical Secondary Schools (TSS) have been revised and aligned with the current technology and labour market standards. The new programs will equip students/graduates with technical skills and competencies required in a wide variety of economic sectors.
The other good news is that these programs have been enriched with applied sciences and communication skills in such a way that graduates are free to choose between direct employment or further studies in any University or Polytechnic, in a wide variety of engineering programs.
Upon completion of O’Level and for a bright future in a world driven by Technology, joining
one of these Technical programs, is the best way to go:
1. Construction and building services (Building construction, Public works, Road Labor based Maintenance, Construction material Testing, Plumbing Technology, Land Surveying and Interior design)
2. Energy (Electrical Energy and Renewable Energy)
3. Technical Services (Electronics and Telecommunication)
4. Hospitality and Tourism (Food and Beverage Operations, Front office & Housekeeping operations, Tourism)
5. ICT and Multimedia (Computer systems and architecture, Multimedia Production, Software development, Networking and Internet Technologies, Software Programming and embedded systems)
6. Arts and Crafts (Fashion design, Fine and Plastic arts, Music and performing arts
7. Agriculture and Food processing (Agriculture, Food processing, Animal Health, Forestry, Wood Technology, Water and Irrigation, Leather Technology).
8. Transport and logistics (Heavy Machinery, Automobile technology
9. Manufacturing and Mining (Manufacturing Technology, Mining Technology)
10. Art and Crafts Benefits of the new Technical Programs
1. The new programs offered in technical secondary schools have been revised and aligned with the labor market standards.
2. Applied sciences and communication skills have been strengthened in the new programs.
3. Vertical mobility pathways to engineering programs of higher education have been provided for each program.
4. After the 3 years cycle (Level 3-5), graduates have the potential to join either the labor market or continue for further studies in higher education.
5. The current labor market requires a workforce with strong technical skills and competencies. Enrolling in one of the programs mentioned above is a big step towards a successful life and is a contribution to the national economic transformation