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TTC Teacher Trainees to Start Getting HELB Loans

Sheila Brenda Andoi
May 6, 2022

For the very first time, trainee teachers in public teacher training colleges (TTCs) will be eligible for Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) loans.

According to the Kenya University and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), 35 teacher training colleges across the country will benefit from this initiative.

Following the decision by the Ministry of Education to delegate the duty of placing TTC students to KUCCPs, the service now says all placed students will be eligible for HELB loans -  a low-cost credit facility that has enabled thousands of Kenyan students to attain post-secondary qualifications.

Previously, TTC students were selected for admission to public primary TTCs by the Ministry of Education.

TTCs train students aiming to become primary school teachers through a 3-year Diploma in Primary Teacher Education (DPTE) and a Diploma in Early Childhood Teacher Education (DECTE) for those intending to teach in the pre-primary level. Teachers who hold the previous P1 qualification can also upgrade to a diploma through a 9-month programme at a TTC. 

Read Also: How to Apply for HELB undergraduate & TVET Loans 

List of 35 Teachers Training Colleges (TTCs) Listed on KUCCPS

HELB Loan Application Procedure for First-Time Applicants

  • Visit to access the Student Portal and click on “create an account” to register.
  • Once the account is created, log in and select the appropriate First Time Loan Application Form [LAF].
  • Read the literature or view the videos on Financial Literacy and participate in the brief exercise online.
  • Access and fill out the loan application form.
  • Print out two copies of the duly filled Loan Application Form.
  • Have the forms appropriately filled, signed, and stamped by the relevant authorities.
  • Attach all the documents as per the checklist and present one copy of the duly filled Loan Application Form at any Huduma Centre nearest to you or at the HELB Student Service Centre on Mezzanine 1, Anniversary Towers, University Way, Nairobi

NOTE: It is mandatory that you retain a complete copy of the Loan Application Form.

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Sheila Brenda Andoi is a communicator, journalist, editor, and writer passionate about human-interest stories. You can find her on Twitter @sheilaandoi

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