Specific objectives of TVET are to: 

Provide adequate and appropriate  skilled Artisans, Craftsmen, Technicians and Technologists at all levels of

the economy through practical training and work experience;

Transfer technology continuously  through collaborative approach between TVET institutions and the relevant industries;

Promote dignity and decency of labour, particularly manual work;

Provide  increased training opportunities for the increasing school leavers  and other trainees to increase employability;

Provide continuous upgrading of skills and knowledge at the pace and ability of the trainees;

Provide a dynamic curriculum responsive to the manpower needs of a dynamic economy;Impart marketable skills,  technical know-how and attitudes that respond to contemporary labour market demands by the industry, informal sector and for self-employment