The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) asked 95,757 Kenyans who took the KCSE between 2000 and 2021 and qualified for placement but did not register to apply for courses.
The target population are candidates for diploma, certification and craft training.
“Did you pass the KCSE exam between 2000 and 2021 and not been placed by KUCCPS to take a TVET course? Our portal is now open for applications. Apply for the chance to pursue the career of your choice under government sponsorship,” the agency said in a statement posted to its Facebook page on Friday, February 11.
KUCCPS Chief Executive Dr. Agnes Mercy Wahome said The standard that they target 95,757 potential candidates.
“We’ll give a breakdown of the available course vacancies across all categories later,” she said.
Applicants must visit students.kuccps.net to submit their application no later than February 20, 2022.
Dr. Wahome said that the government will sponsor all students, who will be successfully placed in their further studies.
“Successful applicants apply to TVET colleges from May 2022,” she said, adding, “Even practicing professionals who want to improve their skills by taking technical courses can apply if they don’t did not benefit from it earlier”.
The agency, however, did not specify whether candidates wishing to pursue higher education will benefit from the offer.