ITVET-EBKUST Background Information
The Institute of Technical, Vocational and Educational Training (ITVET) formally called
Government Technical Institute (GTI) or Trade Center is a government owned training
institution. It was opened on the first of February, 1962 by the then minister of Education, Mr. H.
E. B. John. This institution was opened to train young men and women as technicians in various
skills to be self-reliant and upgrade the middle level of our country. For our fifty years now, it
has successfully trained highly skilled technicians in various disciplines. Some of them are now
working with reputable institutions or departments. Others have succeeded in setting up their
own enterprises with lots of success to become job creators.