Kaimu Kamanda wa Polisi Mkoa wa Arusha, ACP Koka Moita (Kulia) akionesha mfano wa kunawa kwenye mashine maalumu ( No- Touch Hand Wash Machine) aliyokabidhiwa kwa Jeshi la Polisi Mkoa wa Arusha na Kaimu Mkuu wa Chuo cha Ufundi Arusha (ATC), Dkt. Musa N. Chacha (Kushoto) ikiwa ni kuungana na Serikali katika mapambano dhidi ya kuenea kwa Virusi vya Corona- Covid 19. Mashine hii Maalumu imebuniwa na kutengenezwa na Chuo cha Ufundi Arusha
Waziri wa Elimu, Sayansi na Teknolojia, Mhe. Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (kushoto) akiongozana na Mwenyekiti wa Kamati ya Kudumu ya Bunge ya Huduma na Maendeleo ya Jamii Mhe. Peter Serukamba (katika) alipotembelea na kukagua Miradi ya Maendeleo katika Chuo cha Ufundi Arusha (ATC). Kulia ni Kaimu Mkuu wa Chuo cha Ufundi Arusha, Dkt. Musa N. Chacha
Mwenyekiti wa Kamati ya Kudumu ya Bunge ya Huduma na Maendeleo ya Jamii Mhe. Peter Serukamba (aliyekaa katikati) akiwa kwenye picha ya pamoja na Mawaziri wanaosimamia Elimu, wajumbe wa Kamati anayoisimamia, Menejinenti na Watumishi Chuo cha Ufundi Arusha (ATC) wakati walipotembelea kukagua miradi ya elimu inayotekelezwa
Student Practical Work on Plumbing
Automotive Engineering Students in Practical Session
The Acting Rector of Arusha Technical College, Dr. Musa N. Chacha (Center) gives his opening remarks during the the ATC Workers' Council Annual meeting held on 21st February, 2020 at ATC Board Room. Others in the photo are Dr. Erick V. Mgaya (left), the Deputy Rector, Administration, Finance and Planning and Mr. Idd Chodas (right), the secretary to the Council.
Modern Machine for Practical Training at Mechanical Engineering workshop.
Deputy Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. William Ole Nasha (MP) (left) together with Norwegian Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E Elisabeth Jacobsen (Center) during the inauguration of Kikuletwa Renewable Energy and Research Center held on 17th January, 2020. Other in the photo is the Hai District Commissioner, Hon. Lengai ole Sabaya.

RESEARCH, CONSULTANCY, AND LINKAGES

Applied Research

One among the College functions is to conduct applied research. Research activities are coordinated by READ (Research, Educational, and Academic Documentation Unit) which is responsible for supervision and coordination of Research, Publication, and Documentation. In collaboration with various stakeholders the College has carried out several researches. Some of the products designed and manufactured as a result of such research activities include mini-hydro turbines for small electricity production, heavy duty inverters, maize sheller, manure mixing machine, packaging machine for cereals and liquids, paving blocks machine, and cooking stove that is environmental friendly, strength of materials, irrigation technologies.
ATC emphasizes both staff and students to use its facilities to do basic engineering and scientific researches in partnership with the public and private sector so as to contribute to improvement of techno-socio-economic development. Research and Innovations at ATC are coordinated and promoted through READ Unit (Research, Educational, and Academic Documentation Unit) and ATC – PCB (Arusha Technical College Production and Consultancy Beaureau) which are striving for excellence in academic and applied engineering and scientific research.
Research Priority areas at ATC are Education and Training, Industry and Energy, Basic Sciences, Agricultural Development/Irrigation engineering, and Environmental Development. In collaboration with various stakeholders the College has carried out several researches. Some of the products designed and manufactured as a result of such research activities include mini-hydro turbines for small electricity production, heavy duty inverters, maize sheller, manure mixing machine, packaging machine for cereals and liquids, pavement block machine for making interlocking and paving blocks, egg incubator, power inverters which can handle all domestic electrical appliances, cooking stove that is environmental friendly, irrigation technologies, teaching aids for science subjects and peanut butter grinding machine.


The Prime Minister of URT, Hon. Mizengo Pinda (1st right) listening attentively
on the demonstration of Manure mixing machine fabricated at ATC
 

 

 

 

 

ATC ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTRE (EC) PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION

In 2014, The Entrepreneurship Centre was established by the College in support of PUM – senior experts Netherlands through VEHICLE project, for the purpose of helping ATC graduates besides being skilled in their field of specialization to become not job seekers (Servants) but job providers (Entrepreneurs).

 PURPOSE

To stimulate the establishment and growth of start-up businesses to ATC graduates particularly” thus, increase the number of successful businesses and cope with the problem of unemployment in the country.

 WHAT WE DO

  1. Offer Entrepreneurship training – using Action Learning Approach

  2. Allow students to engage in discussions in order to generate innovative business ideas

  3. Mentoring and coaching

  4. Provide Financial support (based on availability) to facilitate implementation of the innovative ideas

  5. Shared space within the college premises and

  6. Access to a network of business resources (Need based)

     
    ACHIEVEMENTS

 Capacity Building

In support of PUM, the centre has in place Six (06) ATC Academic staff trained in the area of Entrepreneurship (Block 1-3) and qualifies to be Master Trainers in the area of entrepreneurship. Business ideas generation and incubationVarious groups of students have submitted their ideas; others are currently incubated to the centre



         
Students training (Business Game) in progress                An Article featuring ATC student in one of the newspaper

Jewellery Group (M4) at work

 

CHALLENGES

 Lack of fund to:

  1. Cater for costs of implementing student’s ideas

  2. Cover the costs derived from training,tools,equipment,information materials,coaching and mentoring students entrepreneurs

  3. Refurbish/develop a single space suitable to co-locate various groups of student entrepreneurs

     

     

    EXPECTED BENEFITS

  1. Inculcated Entrepreneurship culture to ATC graduates

  2. mall businesses and thus more job opportunities in the country

  3. wth and thus poverty eradication in the country