Kyambogo University To Be Accredited As A UBTEB Assessment Centre

Friday, September 2, 2022

In accordance with BTVET Act 2008 and Statutory Instrument 2009 NO.9, the Board is mandated to streamline regulate, coordinate and conduct national examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas. Accordingly, the accreditation of education and training institutions as examinations centres is the function of the Board.

In a letter to the Executive Secretary on 31st August 2022, the Department of Adult, Community and Lifelong Learning requested for accreditation for the assessment of the Certificates and Diploma programmes offered by the Department of Adult, Community and Life Long Learning (DACoLL). “The purpose of this letter is to request UBTEB to allow KYUs DACoLL in the Faculty of Special Needs and Rehabilitation run its Certificates and Diplomas for which there is high demand in the market” Associate Professor Willy Ngaka stated.

In the meeting chaired by Dr.Nahamya Wilfred on 31st August 2022, UBTEB officials welcomed the idea of accrediting KYU for the assessment and award of the Certificate and Diploma programmes. The Board welcome Kyambogo University. "UBTEB has accredited many Universities Makerere University, KIU, MUBS, UTAMU, Nkumba University among others. This will pave way for upward career progression of candidates to pursue degree programmes." Dr. Nahamya stated. UBTEB and Kyambogo University officials agreed to fastrack the accreditation process in accordance with the Board’s rules on conduct of examinations.