About TVET Council

Find out more about TVET Council’s role, activities, staff and members.

What is TVET?

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is, simply, education to prepare people – students, job seekers, the employed and the self-employed -  for the world of work and business. Also known as workforce training, it includes all programmes and courses that contribute towards the development of the knowledge, technical skills, attitudes, and core skills essential to being competitive in the world of work.


What is meant by core skills?

  • Communications
  • Applying and using numbers
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
  • Improving one’s own learning and performance