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NCTVA

The National Council for Technical Vocational and other Academic Awards (NCTVA), was established by Act no 10 of October 2001 and became operational in January 2002. It was conceived to respond to the protechnical and vocational aspirations of the 6334 educational system introduced in 1994.

Our Vision

NCTVA vision is to make quality assurance an outstanding feature in education and training in Sierra Leone, using self and external evaluation systems that are participatory, transparent, and objective in outlook nature.

Jackson and Devon Anderson Technical Institute (JADA)

JADA Technical Institute was established in response to the...

ABBAKO Technical College

Abbako Technical College in Port Loko, established 2001, is...

Conforti Girls Empowerment Vocational Institute

The college was established in 2014 as a project...

WHAT WE DO

ACCREDITATION

An institution and / or programme should be accredited by the NCTVA before candidates can enter for an examination.
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VALIDATION

NCTVA's validation processes are the most trustworthy, reflective of nationally recognised standards of competence defined by..
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CERTIFICATION

NCTVA provides certification services for non-university courses with the aim to ensure that such courses are given...
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EXAMINATION

The purpose of NCTVA examination is to enable students to demonstrate that they have fulfilled the objectives of ...
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Latest News

29/05/2019
NCTVA MEETS TSC

NCTVA-TSC discussion of modalities for possible collaboration in the verification exercise of 20,000 teachers across the country.

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27/06/2019
Intended TVET Policy

The Ministry of Technical & Higher Education (MoTHE) has set-up a Technical Committee (TC) to work with a Consultant to produce a draft policy on TVET (Technical, Vocational Education & Training) by 30th June 2019.  Members of the TC are drawn from key stakeholders & experts including GIZ (the EPP and SLTVET), NAYCOM, NCTVA and the Council of Heads...

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11/07/2019
The Development of a Competence Based Training (CBT) Curriculum Workshop

The DACCUM workshop was focused on developing a curriculum using the Competency Based Training (CBT) strategy which is used by many countries involved in curriculum reformation.

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Recent Events

18
Mar
6th Certification Expert Panel (CEP) Workshop
Sierra Lighthouse Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown
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At NCTVA

We work with institutions, professional bodies, employers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the training provided and the qualifications awarded by the Council reflect the needs of the job market.