Gayaza Technical and Skills Development Centre
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Gayaza Technical and Skills Development Centre

Gayaza town 10 miles from kampala; 1/2 a kilometer off Mirembe stage, Namavundu road

Vocational & Technical

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About our school

Gayaza Technical and Skills Development Centre was started in February 2006 to answer a call by the local community and opinion leaders to start a training institution with the main objective of equipping the youth with life skills through vocational and technical education so as to enable them discover their power of creativity and live a meaningful life.

SCHOOL VISION:

To be a transformational institute that equips youth with rewarding vocational skills that enable them to be employed or self-employed and to live dignified lives.

SCHOOL MISSION:

To impart skills that transforms the youth and empowers them for life.

SCHOOLS MOTTO:

‘’Empowering you for life’’

OUR GOALS:

  1. To      ensure that the youth are equipped with basic technical and vocational      skills.
  2. To      inspire further formal educational development, and help them startup businesses      for themselves and for others.
  3. Encourage      talent discovery and development among the youth.
  4. To      instill in the youth ethical business practices.

CORE VALUES

  • 1.Integrity.
  • 2.Accommodative
  • 3.Honesty in what we do and say
  • 4.Reliability by all and to all
  • 5.Truthfulness to ourselves and others
  • 6.Transparency in everything we do (zero tolerance to corruption)
  • 7.Respect for all, regardless of spiritual, social, racial or physical differences.
  • 8.Fairness to all
  • 9.Justice to all
  • 10.Trust in God in whatever we aspire for

The courses offered target the youth who are straight out of primary or secondary school, people who are already in the working sector but who need to upgrade

 COURSES OFFERED

1. TAILORING

REQUIREMENTS: fabric scissor & paper scissor-1pair, tape measure &seam ripper-1each, box file-1, bobbin case with ring-2sets, needle clamp-2, manilla papers-1/2 dzn, document protectors-20, pv material (navy blue/black)-3mtrs, cotton bed sheet material-2pcs, zippers normal( short & long)-1/2 dzn, popline/tetrone material (6yard each)-2mtrs, bitengi material (6 yard each)-3, sewing threads-10 different colors, lastic (1inch)-1mtr, machine needles size 18 flat-2pkts, hand needles-2pkts, pins-2pkts, tailor's chalk-3pcs, buttons size 18 & 16-1pkt each, long ruler-1 

2. HAIR DRESSING

REQUIREMENTS: apron red color bought at school-25000, draping gown& hair band-1 each, towels bright colors only-5, set of combs-1set, afro comb & sink comb-1 each, scissors-1, rollers-7pkts, braids-35 (25 short & 10 long), black threads-a pkt of 10, hair food venus big-1, conditioner-1ltr, shampoo-1ltr, tip top vaseline for braiding-4tins, olive oil sheen spray big size-1tin, pink oil big-1tin, leave in treatment medium-1, salon trolley-1

3. ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION

REQUIREMENTS: overall bought at school-35000, scientific calculator & set square-1each, tester, tape measure, pliers, helmet, multimeter,hammer, safety boots, PVC cables 1.5mm squred-12mtrs, PVC cables 2.5mm squared-10mtrs, joint boxes-2, 2 gang one way switches-2

4. CATERING

REQUIREMENTS: wheat flour azam or supreme only-4pkts, cooking oil-5ltrs, sugar-5kgs, blue band margarine-1kg, heavy cleaning gloves-1pair, side plates melamine-2, juice glasses (set of 3)-1, mixing bowl (kataasa metallic)-1, salad peeler-1

5. AUTOMOTIVE/MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANICS

REQUIREMENTS: blue overall bought at school-35000, welding rods-1pkt, scientific calculator & set square-1 set each, safety schoes (boots/simple canvas)-1pair

6. EVENTS MANAGEMENT

REQUIREMENTS: overall bought at school-35000, decoration sprays ( gold, silver, green)-1 of each, scissors medium-1, balloons medium and big-1pkt, thumb pins-5pkts, office pins-5pkts, wood glue big-1, coloured decorative saviettes-2pkts, cloth napkins-1/2dzns, ribbons-2big rolls, white satin fabric-5mtrs, orange/blue satin fabric-5mtrs, glasses-1/2 dzn

7. CERTIFICATE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT/ CHILD CARE MANAGEMENT AND DIPLOMA

REQUIREMENTS: apron bought at school-25000, punching machine & stapling machine-1each, paer & designing scissors-1each, staple wires-3small pkts, wood glue big-1bottle, permanent marker-2pkts, pencils-1pkt, colourless selotope big-2, box files-2, manilla papers-1dzn, florescent paper-1dzn

SHORT COURSES

-Computer applications for 8wks

-Bakery for 8wks

-Cake making and icing for 4wks

-Braiding/pencil/weaving for 8wks

-Cookery for 8wks

-English ( adult Learning) for 8wks

BANK ACCOUNT

EQUITY BANK

A/C NO. 1004200269495

A/C name : gayaza technical and skills dev't centre                                                                               

Awards given at the Centre

Our institution is a Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) certified centre and our students are awarded certificates from the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) on completion of their courses. These awards are recognized by the Ministry of Education.

We also have students who sit for the Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board Examinations (UBTEB).

The department for Early Childhood Development is affiliated to Makerere University College of Education and External Studies.

FOUNDING MEMBERS

  • Rev.Fr Bwowe Julius - Catholic priest
  • Late E.W Katende - Retired senior prisons officer
  • Deogratias Ssemwogerere - Business man (sdeokizito14@yahoo.com)
  • Margret Nambobye - Educationist
  • Helen Kyewalyanga - Banker

BOARD OF GOVERNERS

  • Kagaba Patrick(chairman board of directors)- Ministry of finance kampala-uganda
  • Helen Kyewalyanga(chief executive officer)- Banker
  • Hamidu Yiga (PTA executive officer) - senior mechanic
  • Rose Serwanga ( lecturer makerere University)
  • Mulindwa Abby ( Lawyer)
  • Muganwa peter ( Namulonge research center-researcher)

School performance

Fees Structure

Registration Fees - 35,000 Ushs

Admission Fees - 90,000 Ushs

School fees range - 400,000Ushs to 595,000 Ushs

Location

District: Wakiso

County: Kyadondo County East

Subcounty: Kasangati Town Council

Parish: Gayaza

Address: Gayaza town 10 miles from kampala; 1/2 a kilometer off Mirembe stage, Namavundu road