TTU college students reject engineering certificates, says not real


Some college students of the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) have refused to honor a Bachelor of Expertise in Mechanical Engineering certificates issued to them by TTU upon completion of the programme in 2020.

The potential college students say the Administration of the Technical College have lied to them concerning the certificates being issued to them, consequently their determination to reject the Mechanical Engineering certificates.

“Earlier than we enrolled for the course in August 2018, the College instructed us they’re in affiliation with the Cape Coast Technical College (CTU) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State College, USA,” they mentioned.

“However after finishing the in July 2020 and commencement in October, TTU has issued us the certificates with none reference to CTU and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State College,” they instructed Ghana Information Company.

Commenting on the incident, the spokesman for TTU mentioned his outfit was operating the programme in affiliation with CTU however later obtained accreditation final yr to independently run the course.

This Mr. Kow Richardson-Nketsiah mentioned offers the Takoradi Technical College the autonomous energy to challenge the engineering certificates to the scholars regardless of being enrolled earlier than receiving the accreditation

“The Administration of the Takoradi Technical College is able to interact the scholars on the matter for additional discussions,” he assured

Talking to GNA, the Course Chief for the 2020 batch, mentioned the grading system and syllabus used through the course got here from the affiliate companions, therefore they anticipated certificates from them and never TTU.

In the meantime, it’s believed that the Nationwide Accreditation Board (NAB) revealed that NAB issued accreditation to the TTU on Might 7, 2020, to run Bachelor of Expertise in Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing Choice).

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The accreditation certificates quantity -NAB/1AC/003187 takes impact from Might 11, 2020 and expires on Might 10, 2023.


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