MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to Baringo Technical College-KAPSOO. BTC is one of the public Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions offering diploma and CRAFT certificate and artisan courses in technical and business skill set.
Our mandate is to provide training on skills required in the realization of the big four agenda. The specialized course offered here are facilitated through six admitting departments providing practical instruction, namely; 1.Building, Civil and Electrical Engineering, 2.Business and Development Studies,3. Hospitality and Dietetics Management, 4.Mechanical and Automotive Engineering and 5. Information Communication Technology. 6. Agriculture. The management of the institution is governed through the Board of Governors operating under the Ministry of Education, State Department for Vocational and Technical Training. Currently all students in TVET institutions are given a sponsorship of 30,000 per student per year by the ministry of education. The students are also eligible for a Helb loan and bursaries. There is no excuse for not taking your child to technical institution immediately after finishing the basic education. The acquisition of skills will drive our economy thank you and God bless.
Board of Management operating under the Ministry of Education Science and Technology governs the institution. The internal administrative structure is organized as follows:
The Principal / BOM Secretary
The Deputy Principal (Administration)
The Deputy Principal (Academics)
The Dean of Students
Heads of Departments
Heads of Sections.
Baringo Technical College is a government flagship project set up to champion specific TVET courses together with other TVET institutions country wide .To be able to accomplish this, we have to set high standard quality service delivery and pursue them to fulfill our mandate. The main propellant of our commitment is the trust bestowed upon us by the government and other main stakeholders who have always and tirelessly supported us realize our goal.
It is therefore expected that as a TVET institution we reciprocate this gesture by intensifying creativity and innovation through quality training and in collaboration with other institutions and industry players. With God’s help we shall strive to strengthen internal quality control mechanisms and expand college infrastructure to accommodate ever increasing student population and hence play our role towards actualizing vision 2030.
Dean of Students
The Dean of Students is strongly committed to providing liaising support, advising and general counseling to all students. The dean serves as a link between the college administrators and students associations e.g. students council. The Dean is in charge of Students affairs, Kitchen, Library, House keeping, Guidance and counseling, Disciplinary committees, Heath and cleanliness, co- curricula activities among others.
In pursuit of Kenya National Goal of Vision 2030 and the Institutions Vision ,Mission and Strategic objectives, The office of Registrar is committed to continuously ensure the courses offered remain competitive and market responsive. Registrar’s office is responsible for the supervision and management of all admissions, examinations, marketing/outreach and performance contracting. Through marketing progammes, Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), sponsored students through National Youth Service (NYS) and Equity, we enroll our students in Craft and Diploma Certificate courses offered in five departments. Intakes are in January and September for students taking modular and those taking TEP courses their intake is supposed to be in may and January. Currently the examination body is Kenya National Examination Council(KNEC) which offers examination in July and November every year
Head of Department Guidance & Counselling
Guidance and Counselling has recent evolved in institutions. It is an helping hand in education and it is a requirement in the TVET Education Policy in line with the Labour Institutions Act(LIA).
Its primary mandate aims to enhance trainees general discipline and conduct. The department works across other departments helping students to cope with social problems. It also aids to minimize/eliminate issues of drugs and substance abuse amongst trainees. This assists the trainees to achieve better academic performance. The role of Guidance and Counseling therefore help trainees to comply with the Kenyan national legislation which is in line with Chapter 6 of our Constitution
Deputy Dean of students
The dean of students office has a strong commitment to fostering student development, particularly in the acquisition of personal values, which create a respect for individual difference, cultural diversity and equal opportunity. The staff strives to meet the varied needs of all students through advocacy program support, advising and general counseling.
We pride ourselves as an office where upon contact, students and families will have an answer to their questions, a solution to their problem, or an effective referral to the office or professional who can answer their question
Programs and services include; Guidance and counselling, Library, Sports, Clubs & Societies , HIV & AIDS , Drug & substance abuse, peace building and Environmental conservation
The office of Deputy registrar deputize the office of the registrar in all the responsibilities, but the core mandate is marketing of the institution. We are committed to reach all the national border in ensuring that our intake is as diverse as our country’s cultural diversity
Industrial Liaison Officer (ILO)
The Baringo Technical College Industrial Liaison Office is dedicated to creating and strengthening mutually beneficial relationship between BTC and corporations nationally and internationally. We are committed to strong industrial linkages in order to strengthen training across the five departments. ILO coordinates attachment and assessment activities by providing avenues to industries for provision and updates of new technologies thus exposing the trainees to real work situation