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Industrial Attachment

All students enrolled on the Higher National Diploma and Bachelor of Technology programmes are required to undergo experiential training or industrial attachment during vacation. 

(a) Arrangement for industrial attachment Students are encouraged to find industries close to their residential areas in order to avoid problems with accommodation and transportation. Students are further encouraged to contact the Industrial Liaison Office team for support and advice. Industrial Liaison Office shall also arrange industrial attachment for students who are unable to find their own. 

(b) Time and duration The industrial attachment starts in June and ends in August for the first and second academic years. The duration for each industrial attachment shall not be not less than eight (8) weeks. The cumulative period for the two sessions of the programme shall not be less than sixteen (16) weeks for HND students. (Some Departments have special arrangements for other categories of programmes). 

(c) Assessment The industrial attachment is assigned certain number of credit hours and each student shall be required to write a report at the end of each session of attachment. Students who shall satisfy the required number of credit hours shall in addition to the reports from the industry be graded for the award of diploma/degree. 


About KsTU

Kumasi Technical University was established in 1954 as Kumasi Technical Institute (K. T. I. ) to offer craft courses. In 1963, the Institute was converted to a non-tertiary Polytechnic status under the Ghana Education Service to start offering, in addition, technician diploma and sub- professional courses.

Contact info

Location: Kumasi - Ashanti Region, Ghana, W/A

Postal Address: P. O. Box 854, Kumasi 


Tel: Admissions: +233(0)322 496 534, +233(0)322 496 380