KUCCPS reopens application. The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) through its CEO Wahome has given a new announcement to Kenyans. KUCCPS announced that it has reopened its online portal for applicants wishing to be placed to diploma teacher training courses.
While addressing students at Kangaru School in Embu, the education cabinet secretary Ezekiel Machogu who was presiding over an education and career guidance day told listeners that applicants will be seeking to fill 13,439 empty slots which are vacant in DPTE and DECTE.
Among the requirements is a minimum of C plain in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary education exams. In addition, there will be no cluster combination. This is because Machogu added that there will be ni additional subject requirements.
The placement of trainees to these colleges will be handled by KUCCPS. KUCCPS is going to handle this for the second time now. KUCCPS has already opened its portal for online application. In addition, the portal will be close on the 28th of July this year.
As she was speaking at the same forum, the KUCCPS CEO announced that the portal will be closed on July 28,2023.
In addition, she said that the opportunities are open to all students who sat for their KCSE between 2000 and 2022. She also said that the opportunities are not limited to Kenyan citizens only.
There are 11,358 slots in DPTE programmes and 2,081 in DECTE courses.
While addressing Kangaru school students, Wahome adviced students to align their subject selection with their dream careers. In addition, she adviced senior students to consider the following before selecting courses.
Factors to consider before selecting a course
- Job market
- Salary scale
She also adviced learners that it is important to choose a career based on their strength and performance.
How to apply for DPTE and DECTE in TTCs
Interested applicants will need to log into the KUCCPS portal using their details. They will then need to scroll to the TTC programs tab and select between DPTE and DECTE application. They’ll therefore select their preference from there.
KUCCPS reopens application.