Leather Processing Project Machakos Completed

In the framework of the project entitled “Support for Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Project for Enhanced Skills Development Project – GOK/AfDB TVET Phase II”, financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and executed by the TVET Authority (TVETA) in Kenya, Cadena was responsible for training of teachers and technicians in the area of leather- and shoe processing.

Training was important in terms of the improvement of the technical  skills of the teachers, as well as for sustainability of the project. Cadena wanted to ensure that sufficient attention is given to Health, safety, security and environment (HSSE). Therefore, the training covered three integrated areas, as described in the table below.

Area Short description
1.Health and safety procedures In the workshop, including safe storage
  During machine operation and storage
  While teaching to large groups of students
2.Operation and maintenance Machine features, machine parts, functions, and accessories
  Operational use/ trouble shouting
  Preventive and corrective maintenance
3. Use of machines Use of machines and equipment in educational settings
  Prepare training units from different items/ components
  Knowledge transfer to students (experiments/ assignments)
  Use of teaching aids and resources, assessment methods


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