The Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) is hosting a Training of Trainers (TOT) programme by some Indian experts which has been organized by the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Government of India, through the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science, Innovation and Technology Development
A team of experts from India are training the trainers in various disciplines which include courses in Tool and Die Making, Computer Numerical Control (CNC), Technology and Part Programming, Tool Design, Machine Tool Maintenance and Food Processing.
HIT was selected as one of the two training venues because of the availability of the necessary resources required for a successful training programme. The other venue is the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo.All the courses on offer will run for a period of 3 months beginning on Monday the 17th of April 2023, except for the Food Processing course that will run for a period of a minimum of 45 days.
90 participants are expected to be trained under this Training of Trainers (TOT) programme and have been drawn from local Higher and Tertiary Education institutions which include universities, polytechnic colleges, technical colleges and vocational training colleges across the country.
This Training of Trainers (TOT) programme is being coordinated by Mr S. Mangoma, R. Katsamudanga and J. Masango from the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science, Innovation and Technology Development.