Ngororero district under the funding of the Swedish government has built a vocational training centre (VTC) in Muhororo sector worth Rwf500 million as a way to empower more young people with vocational skills.
The move is aimed at improving skills to promote job creation in Ngororero district. Skills offered include construction, carpentry and electrical installation.
The new vocational school comes as the second in Ngororero district after the first one was built in Hindiro sector a year ago.
“We have qualified staff capable of using the modern equipment to educate the students well,” disclosed Ezechiel Ndahimana; head of Muhororo vocational training centre.
Modern and efficient materials were availed at the school ahead the opening that was held on August 1st 2014
Muhororo vocational centre is located in three kilometres away from Nyabarongo bridge opposite Muhororo sector headquarters.
The centre admits students in three categories; those who completed primary school level, O level and students with A’ level education. However, interested degree holders are allowed to enroll for skills.
The new vocational school came in place after the district opened a vocational workshop for business minded people.
The school was built following the government’s plan to increase students pursuing Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) courses to 60 per cent of the total secondary school student population in the country by 2017.