To provide the framework for and co-ordinating and supporting further higher education and training in public and private FET colleges.
To support the development of college institutional capacity in order to achieve transparency enhanced performance, accountability and efficiency.
To effectively manage and support the transition of colleges to an exclusive national legislative competence.
To regulate and support private college, as a means of expanding the institutional base for providing quality post-school education and training opportunities.
Plan and monitor the equitable distribution of funding in support of policies for education and training delivery in public FET colleges and public Adult Learning Centers (PALCs)
Provide support for progressive improvement in the Conditions of services of colleges employment to ensure sustained labour peace, staff commitment and productivity.
To develop and maintain a diverse range of high-quality responsive vocational programmes for colleges
To train and support lecturers to ensure a competent college workforce
To initiate and support interventions aimed at addressing the challenges facing students, particularly with regard to academic performance, programme choices, governance and leadership, extra-curricular activities, and students' general welfare
Forge strong linkages and partnerships with agencies and structures dealing with challenges facing the youth.