The Ministry of Education has unveiled an opportunity for employment, announcing 2,000 job openings in Vocational and Technical Training. These positions are for trainers under the State Department for Vocational and Technical Training and will be deployed to various institutions across the nation. The announcement, as detailed in a notice published by the Star, invites applications from qualified Degree, Higher National Diploma, and Diploma holders interested in serving as Vocational and Technical Trainers.

The ministry aims to recruit a total of 1,313 Degree and Higher Diploma holders, alongside 687 Diploma holder trainers. These positions will be distributed across all 47 counties in the country, contributing to the expansion and enhancement of vocational training programs nationwide.

Interested individuals are encouraged to access the specific job details and application procedures through the Public Service Commission (PSC) website at www.publicservice.go.ke. Applicants are required to submit their applications directly to the institutions with available vacancies. This involves completing the prescribed PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form and attaching essential documents such as copies of the National ID card, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, and any other relevant testimonials.

The deadline for submission of applications is March 19, 2024, with a cutoff time of 5:00 p.m East African Time. Applicants are advised to ensure timely submission to their respective Boards/Councils.

In terms of distribution, the allocation of trainers varies across counties. Notably, Kakamega is slated to receive the highest allocation with 101 trainers, followed by Nairobi with 96, Bungoma with 88, Meru with 86, and Uasin Gishu with 83. Conversely, counties such as Mandera and Tana River will each receive 17 trainers, while Samburu and Marsabit will have 16 trainers each. Wajir is allocated 15 trainers, West Pokot 9, and Isiolo and Lamu counties will each receive five trainers.

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