The Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) was first established by the Industrial Training Decree, Decree No. 2 of 1972, which subsequently became the Business Technical, Vocational Education and Training Act of No. 12 of 2008. The Decree mandated the DIT, among others, to develop policies, and implement strategies for skills training, upgrading, and testing of workers in industries and apprentices in workplaces as well as those persons training in the world of work. The separation of the training delivery of Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET) from quality assurance. In recognition of the critical roles that the BTVET system is expected to play in Uganda’s development agenda, a new law, the BTVET Act was enacted in August 2008. This Act is the principal legal instrument that mandated the DIT to carry out new roles and functions that shall be instrumental in implementing major reforms in the BTVET system.
The ITC is the policy-making organ of the Directorate and an advisory body to the Minister of Education and Sports on BTVET policy matters in the country.
The ITC is composed of two committees;
The Terms of Reference (TORS) of The Management, Finance and Welfare Committee
The key functions of the Directorate are to:
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