The College mandate, as derived from the TVET Act of 2013, is:
- To implement and promote the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) policy.
- To collect, manage and account for funds obtained from trainees, ministry, donors and development partners.
- To recruit, remunerate, discipline, motivate and retain qualified teaching and non-teaching staff.
- To implement the curriculum and supervise examinations on behalf of approved examination bodies.
- To embrace gender balance and equity in staff recruitment, promotion and student enrolment.
- To expand Information Communication Technology (ICT) facilities to enhance our technological capacity to remain relevant.
- To expand academic opportunities for qualified Kenyans to access TVET programs.
- To facilitate trainees’ retention and completion of programmes through Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) loans and bursaries.
- To promote innovations, research and income generating projects.
- To develop and improve infrastructural facilities and programmes.
- To spearhead relevant exposure and linkages to both trainees and staff.
- To promote corporate social responsibility.