What an exciting time lies ahead for you! Your decision will not only determine your further education and career, but will also influence your personal development and growth as an individual. Thank you for your interest in joining the Arusha Technical College. More popularly known as ATC, the College is a coeducational post-secondary technical education Institution operated under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.
The College has recently introduced competency based curricula for technician and engineering programmes leading to the awards of Ordinary Diploma (National Technical Awards Levels 6) and Bachelor of Engineering (National Technical Awards Level 8) respectively. These programmes are competence based. As you go through the Prospectus you will find information that best describe the College. The ATC staff are student centred, carrier focused and committed to student success. Our hands-on (competence based) philosophy distinguishes ATC from many other technical institutions in Tanzania and the East African region.
This Prospectus also provides comprehensive information on the academic programmes currently being offered at ATC and those that are in pipelines. It is intended to serve as a guide to prospective and ongoing students in planning their study programmes as it provides an exhaustive list of all the programmes as well as the respective entry and graduation requirements.
The College aspires to become one of the prime contributors of technology experts in irrigated agriculture in the Country and has introduced the Civil and Irrigation Engineering programme at Ordinary Diploma (technician) and Bachelors levels starting from academic year 2010/11. In so doing the College supports the growth and development of irrigated agriculture in Tanzania. Other new programmes to be introduced are technician courses in Auto-Electric Engineering, Jewelry and Lapidary Technology and Heavy Duty Equipment Technology.
It is our goal to give students knowledge and skills to successfully enter the engineering and service industries as leaders who will make a difference in everything they do. Thus when thinking about the future and technical education, you should think about ATC!
The vision of ATC is to be a centre of excellence in training, research and consultancy in science and technology in Africa by 2020
The mission of ATC is to provide competence-based Technical Education & Training and cary our research and consultancy in science and technology for socio-economic development.
The education philosophy of ATC is to meet the intellectual, physical, psychological and social needs of students. The educational experience gained prepares them for serving our Nation for sustainable development.