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Adult Education
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About Division
Vision
To become the leading provider of a patriotic, skilled and innovative manpower base for the development of the formal and informal sectors of Zimbabwe and Internationally.
Mission
To provide quality training and services for Mechanical and Allied engineering industries.
Our Values
Quality
Patriotism
Integrity
Entrepreneurship
Fairness
Engineering Research
Social Responsibility
Outline of Courses Our Division Offers
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Certificate Level

NATIONAL
Certificate Level Courses
  • Further Education Trainers' Certificate (FETC)

Diploma Level

NATIONAL
Diploma Courses
  • National Diploma in Technical and Vocational Education (ND TechVoc)
  • Further Education Trainers' Diploma
  • International Vocational Qualification Diploma in Training Skills

Short Courses

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Short Courses
  • Early Childhood Development (ECD) 
  • Cake Icing
  • Cutting and Design
  • Interior Decoration
  • Food Preparation
  • Basic Office Administration and Customer Relations
  • Community Based Counselling 
  • Practical Counselling Skills 
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling 
  • Supervisory Skills 
  • Communication at Work
  • Human Resources Development 
  • Management of Training

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Certificate Courses

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Further Education Trainers' Certificate (FETC)
Course Aims
  • The aim of this course is to produce training practitioners who are able to articulate educational issues in the training and learning processes.
Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must have 5 'O' level subjects including English Language and a professional qualification in vocational and technical education. The applicants should also be employed either full time or part time as a trainer at an acceptable level in a recognised college and vocational training establishment.
Duration
  • One year full time study (two days per week) / 15 Months Block Release.
Courses Subjects
  • Education Foundations
  • Methodology
  • Research Theory
  • Communication
  • National Studies (NAS)
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development (ESD)
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Teaching Practice
  • Project
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Diploma Courses

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National Diploma in Technical and Vocational
Education (ND TechVoc)
Course Aims
  • The aim of the course is to develop patriotic lecturers and instructors with effective lecturing/teaching skills in technical and vocational education and training.
Entry Requirements
  • The entry requirement is a minimum of 5 'O' Level passes at grade 'C' or better including English Language and at least a recognised Diploma / class 1 journeyman in the chosen field of lectureship or equivalent.
Duration
  • One year full time study (two days per week) / 15 Months Block Release.
Courses Subjects
  • Theory of Education
  • Communication Skills
  • Education Media and Technology
  • Development Studies
  •  Research
  • Teaching Practice
  • Project
  • National Studies (NAS)
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
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Further Education Trainers' Diploma (FETD)
Course Aims
  • The course graduates will play a vital role in the proper management training and in developing curriculum in their prospective organisations or field of study.
Entry Requirements
  • Applicants should:
    Be professionally qualified in areas involving the instruction of Adults.
  • Be currently employed either full time or part time in the teaching / training capacity.
  • Hold a training qualification e.g. FETC, IMPZ Certificate, Diploma in training or Diploma in Education
Duration
  • One year full time study (two days per week) / 15 Months Block Release.
Courses Subjects
  • Theory of Education 
  • Communication 
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Management of Training
  • Human Resources Development
  • Research Theory
  • Methodology
  • Project
  • National Studies (NAS)
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
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International Vocational Qualification
Diploma in Training Skills
Entry Requirements
  • Applicants must have 5 'O' level subjects including English Language.
Duration
  • Level 1 - 6 months
  • Level 2 - 6 months
  • Level 3 - 6 months
Courses Subjects
  • Theory of Education 
  • Communication 
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Management of Training
  • Human Resources Development
  • Research Theory
  • Methodology
  • Project
  • National Studies (NAS)
  • Entrepreneurship Skills Development
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Skills Development Short Courses

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Skills Development Short Courses
Entry Requirements
  • No formal qualifications are needed for Skills Development Courses.
Courses
  • Early Childhood Development (ECD) 
  • Cake Icing
  • Cutting and Design
  • Interior Decoration
  • Food Preparation
  • Basic Office Administration and Customer Relations
  • Community Based Counselling
  • Practical Counselling Skills
  • HIV/AIDS Counselling
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Communication at Work
  • Human Resources Development 
  • Management of Training
Apply Online