Vision, Mission, and Core Values

ATC is guided by its Vision, Mission and Core Values in the fulfillment of its functions.


The vision of ATC is to be a Premier provider of demand driven Training, Research and consultancy through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for sustainable development.


The mission of ATC is to provide competence-based Technical Education & Training and carry out research and consultancy in Science and Technology and Innovation (STI) sustainable development.

Core Values

  • Accountability and honesty
  • Service to community
  • Freedom and responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Mutual respect and unity of purpose
  • Diversity
  • Excellence in performance
  • Equal opportunity

Registration and Accreditation

The College is registered and fully accredited by the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE), to train technicians and engineers in approved disciplines. The College is as well registered by the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) to train Artisans. Currently, ATC offers various training programmes in engineering and technical education leading to the award of Vocational Certificates (NVA Level 1-3); Ordinary Diploma (NTA level 4-6), and Bachelor’s Degree (NTA level 7-8). In addition to training, the College conducts applied research in strategically selected areas, and provides community services in the development, deployment and exploitation of science and technology for socio-economic development.

We can proudly say that over the past five years (5) Arusha Technical College has made remarkable achievement in all its areas of mandate. Substantive developments have been made in academics, enrolment, staff development and recruitment, infrastructure, as well as in the surrounding environment. Within the last five years for example, significant increase manifest in: academic programs, enrolment, training initiatives, and the number of academic staff. Most of the academic staff members have improved their academic status; infrastructure has been improved; and the outside environment has been given a face-lift to make it more conducive for education. Furthermore, ATC has established various local and international collaborations that are beneficial to its overall objectives and functions. The following sections and chapters briefly highlight these developmental achievements.