ATC-Productions and Consulting Bureau

Arusha Technical College-Productions and Consulting Bureau (ATC-PCB) is registered with ERB registration number 126 and TIN No. 101-195-651, is a public owned consulting firm based at the Arusha Technical College (ATC), Arusha, Tanzania. ATC-PCB is essentially a non-profit making Consultancy Organisation established as stipulated in the College Establishment Order in compliance with the National Policy on Technical Education of 1996. ATC-PCB was established on June 2010 to independently handle multidisciplinary engineering consultancy in planning, structural engineering, civil and irrigation engineering, mechanical and automotive engineering, electrical engineering, water and wastewater engineering, project appraisal and management, engineering logistics and production services, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Electronics, Electrical and Biomedical engineering for effective contribution to the social economic development of the country.

ATC-PCB has competent fulltime personnel with vast specialties and experience in consultancy and production activities. They possess qualifications ranging from Certificates; Diploma; Bachelor’s Degree to PhD Degrees in various engineering disciplines. A production and consultancy team can be constituted from any of the Arusha Technical College academic and technical staff, who comes from diverse engineering fields as reflected in Arusha Technical College academic programs. Many of our senior academic staffs are registered with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) as professional or consulting engineers, and some are registered by or affiliated with professional institutions such as Institute of Engineers Tanzania (IET).

Vision of the Bureau
ATC-PCB in line with college vision, aims at becoming a centre of excellence that provides quality and affordable services timely deliverable to our esteemed customers and clients. .

Mission of the Bureau

ATC-PCB in line with college mission is to provide reputable and reliable multi-disciplinary consultancy and production services national wide for socio-economic development of the country.

ATC-PCB Core Value

Accountability and integrity, excellence in performance, service to community, equal opportunity, mutual respect and unity of purpose, diversity, freedom and responsibility.



(a)To link training, consultancy and production services offered by ATC-PCB with industries, ministries, individuals, private and public institutions.

(b)To carry out consultancy and production services in tangible science and technology development projects.

(c)To offer regular professional training and development to engineering community.

(d)To offer hiring facilities

(e)To provide platform to ATC-PCB staff for career development and professional practice both practically and theoretically.

(f)To enhance the development of local construction industry. 

Our Major Clients and Customers

(i)Government: Ministries, Authorities, Departments and Local governments.

(ii)Institutions: Religious, Public and Private Institutions

(iii)Individual Person or Group of People 

 Specialized Activities

(i)Failure Investigation

(ii)Third Party Inspection Services

(iii)Damage Assessment

(iv)Selection of Materials

(v)Quality Improvement

(vi)Solution for Weld Repair.

Consultancy Services Offered

(i)Conducting professional training programs.

(ii)Providing professional consultations in various engineering disciplines

(iii) Feasibility studies and Project write-ups

(iv)Quantity surveying services

(v)ICT services

(vi)Recruitment search services

(vii)Architectural consultations | Consultancy | Project Management |Production | Testing | Inspection |

(viii) Construction projects appraisal, management and supervision

(ix)Land surveying and Geomatics services

(x)Testing of Water, Soil, bitumen, concrete, concrete blocks, aggregates / rock samples and steel bars with professional advisory services.

Production Services Offered

(i) Design and manufacture of spare parts of machines

(ii) Engraving activities (iii) Maintenance and repair activities of infrastructures, machines and vehicles

(iv) Panel beating, spraying, metal and wrought iron works

(v) Production and fabrication of various machines

(vi) Furniture and other woodwork products

(vii) Concrete blocks and other concrete products

(viii) Construction, maintenance and repairs of electronic devices and equipment.

Hiring Services Offered

a) Hiring of a hall for various activities

b) Hiring of classrooms for training and other similar functions during holidays

c) Hiring of open space for various business promotions.

The organisation structure shows how ATC-PCB is linked to the different administrative organs of Arusha Technical College (ATC).



Figure 1:ATC-PCB Administration & Management


The organisation structure shows how consultancy section is linked to the different engineering disciplines of Arusha Technical College (ATC).


Figure 2: Consultancy Section Administration & Management



Eng. Dr. M. A. Senzia – (Chairperson-Executive committee) 

PhD (Wastewater treatment) (UDSM), MSc. Civil Eng, (UDSM), B.Sc. (Hons) Civil Eng. (UDSM), Dip. Urban Ecology, (Denmark), Cert. in Advanced Professional Training, Road Maintenance (German), Cert in Education (Morogoro), Reg. Tech. Teacher (NACTE),PEng (T), MIET. Dr. M. A. Senzia is Registered Professional Engineer and Vice Rector-Academic, Research and Consultancy of Arusha technical college.


Eng. Dr. E.V. Mgaya – ( Deputy Chairperson-Executive committee) 

PhD (Electrical Power Engineering) (Czech Republic), MSc. Electrical Power (Czech Republic), BSc. (Electrical Eng.) (Prague-Czech), MIET. Dr. E.V. Mgaya is Vice Rector -Planning, Administration and Finance of Arusha Technical College.

Eng. Dr. R. J. Masika -(Chairperson-Executive Committee)

PhD(Structural Eng) (Hungary), MSc. Eng (Hungary), FTC Civil Eng. (DTC), C.Eng (T). Dr. R. J. Masika is a Consulting and Licensed Engineer and the Rector of Arusha Technical College.

H. Shomari (Bureau Manager & Secretary)

M.Sc. In Construction Economics and Management (ARU), B.Sc. Technical Education (Malawi), FTC in Civil Engineering, (TCA/ATC) H. Shomari is Head of Civil Engineering Department at Arusha Technical College.

A. A. Semvua – (Member)

MSc. Mechanical Engineering (Lumumba University-Moscow Russia), Certificate in Instructional Skills (Camosun-Canada) A.A. Semvua is Head of Automotive Engineering Department at Arusha Technical College.

U. F. Melkior – (Member)

MSc (Electrical Power system and High Voltage) (UDSM), PGD (Electrical Power Engineering) (UDSM), Adv.Diploma (Engineering) (DIT), FTC (Electrical) Engineering (TCA)U. F. Melkior is Head of Electrical Engineering Department at Arusha technical college.


Eng. H. Shirima (Mrs.) (Member) 

MSc. Civil Eng (Canada), BSc Civil Eng (UDSM), Cert. in Advanced Professional Training (German), FTC in Civil Engineering (TCA), PEng (T). H. Shirima is Registered Professional Engineer and Head of Transportation Engineering Department at Arusha technical college.

J. S. Mwanza – (Member) 

MSc. Mechanical Engineering (State Technical University-Kursk-Russia), FTC in Mechanical Engineering (TCA) J.S. Mwanza is Head of Mechanical Engineering Department at Arusha Technical College.


Eng. S. Mhina –(Head-Consultancy Section)

BSc. in Civil Eng. (Yugoslavia), FTC in Civil Eng. (TCA), PEng (T) S. Mhina is a Registered Professional Structural Engineer and Instructor at Arusha technical college.


F. Nkota – (Head-Facility Hiring Section) 

BSc in Electrical Power Engineering (Hons) (UDSM) F. Nkota is the Tutorial Assistant at Arusha Technical College.


A. Shayo-(Head-Production Section) 

Advanced Industrial Training (FRG), Diploma in Technical Education (DTC), Diploma in Foundry Engineering (FRG), Diploma in Industrial Management (FRG), FTC (DTC) A. Shayo is a Workshop Manager (MI Workshop) and instructor at Arusha Technical College.


Human Resources

As stipulated earlier, ATC-PCB has competent full time personnel with vast specialties and experience in consultancy and production activities, they possess qualifications ranging from Bachelor’s Degree to PhD Degree level in various disciplines.

Physical Resources 

ATC-PCB posses reliable full furnished offices, laboratories for materials testing, various workshops, latest land surveying equipments including Total station, GPS, Computers and Plotter machines (A0). Also ATC-PCB possesses various design software such as Master Series, Prokon, Lusac Bridge and Spreadsheets, CAD and BIM software such as Auto CAD, ArchiCAD just to mention few.








Fabrication of Study Benches 

Inst. of Accountancy Arusha 



Production of Financial & Tech. Proposal(Water pipeline-25km) 

Tanzania Military Academy 



Production of Financial & Tech. Proposal (Drainage System)   VETA College Arusha   Completed 


 Structural and Services Engineer (Irrigation Building)   Arusha Technical College   Completed 


Project Manager-ATC Administration Block (Vertical. Extension)   Arusha Technical College   Completed 


 Structural Engineer-CCM Building   CCM-Arusha   Completed 


 Structural engineer – Girls Hostel   Arusha Technical College   Completed 


Geo-technical Soil Investigations (Roads, dams, Buildings, water supply) & Materials Testing.   Various clients   Completed & In progress 


 Consultancy Services for Development of Mini Hydro-power Stations  REA   Completed 


Provision of Consultancy Services for Undertaking the Design of Water Supply Scheme -Gravity Main Water Supply from Mount Meru to Longido Town (more than 62km) 

Longido District Council Town

(District Headquarters) 



Materials testing for Backborne Transmission Investment Project 400KV Singida -Shinyanga Transmission Line Lot 3-Contract No PA/001/10/HQ/W/038  KEC International Ltd   Completed 


Provision of Consultancy Services for Undertaking the Design of Water Supply Scheme-Gravity Main Water Supply from West Kilimnjaro to Longido Town (more than 63km)  Longido District Council Town (District Headquarters)  Completed 


Consultancy Services for Provision of Consulting Services for Physical verification of PV Installations for the Sustainable Solar Market Packages (SSMP2) Project Bukombe and Biharamulo (Package A)  REA  In Progress