Services

Regional training centre

The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) provides specialised training solutions in hydropower as well as information and communication technologies in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and Sub-Saharan regions. This centre is ISO 9001 certified and a Grade One registered institution with TEVETA.
Specialised training solutions in hydropower and related fields
ISO 9001 certified and a Grade One registered institution with TEVETA
An international reputation for quality training
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Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) offers a wide selection of training programmes to personnel in energy and other non technical sectors. Lecturers are highly qualified and have significant levels of experience in engineering and management. Their expertise is reinforced by current links with outside organisations such as ABB AB, Substation Automation Products (ABB SAP) in Sweden, Acier Profile SBB Inc, in Canada and the International Centre for Hydropower (ICH) in Norway.

KGRTC uses a variety of teaching methods, including formal lectures, tutorials, study tours, computer based training and state of the art computerised and conventional simulators, software packages and laboratory work. Their state-of-art equipment contributes significantly to the quality of training.

Tailored courses are designed to meet specific client needs, addressing local business circumstance and they can be delivered virtually anywhere in the world. KGRTC frequently collaborate with clients by jointly promoting a tailored course to other organisations with similar training needs, enriching course participants’ interaction and allowing the cost of training to be optimised.

Courses

  • Power systems operations and management courses
  • Engineering operations and management courses
  • Engineering applications and management courses
  • Safety, health, environment and quality assurance
  • Corporate governance, management and leadership development courses
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Conference venue

The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) offers a choice of 3 conference rooms for all your corporate events. With a reputation for delivering successful events, excellent customer service and value for money, KGRTC is the ideal venue for any kind of conference, exhibition or seminar.
A choice of 3 conference facilities
Up-to-date audio visual equipment
Catering service available
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African hall

A spacious and air conditioned conference room which sits a maximum of 100 delegates. It has a white board, flat screen TV, PA system, projector which comes at a minimal fee, and flip chart stands. Delegates get a complementary folder, paper and pens.

Kilimanjaro board room

An immaculate air conditioned conference room which sits a maximum of 18 delegates. It is equipped with white board, PA system on request, projector which comes at a minimal fee, and flip chart stands. Complementary folder, paper and pens are also provided.

Kariba/Victoria meeting rooms

KGRTC offers two lecture rooms and a computer based training classroom (CBT). The lecture rooms have a combined sitting capacity of 60 delegates with the CBT sitting 20 delegates. All conference rooms are equipped white boards, flat screen TV, PA system, projector which comes at a minimal fee and flip chart stands. Delegates also get a complementary folder, paper as well as pens.

Catering facilities

The centre has two restaurants Lule and Nidelva, which offer a variety of menus at competitive market rates. The restaurants have a combined seating capacity of 70 people. A variety of meals, both traditional and international cuisines are offered to clients.

The Restaurant opens for breakfast from 07:00 hrs to 09:00 hrs, lunch from 12:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs, dinner from 19:00 hrs to 21:00 hrs.

Accommodation

With a selection of 77 self contained guest rooms, The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) is the place to stay when you are in Kafue. All rooms are fully furnished with a study desk, digital satellite tv, fridge, telephone, air conditioner and wireless internet. Their two restaurants serve a variety of meals, both traditional and international cuisines in form of buffet and a la carte.
77 self contained guest rooms
A conducive environment for studying, research and relaxation
Restaurant serves fresh and delicious meals
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Rooms

Executive suites

Self-contained, king sized bed and furnished lounge with selected digital satellite TV channels to choose from. They are also air conditioned with a shower and bathtub.

Executive rooms

The centre has 12 self-contained executive rooms, fully furnished with a fridge and selected digital satellite TV channels.

Standard rooms

KGRTC has 56 self-contained standards rooms. These rooms have double sized beds, en-suite bathroom and study area. They are also fully furnished with a fridge and selected TV channels.

Twin rooms

The Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) offers 9 rooms with two three quarter beds in each. They are self-contained, air conditioned and fully furnished with a fridge and selected TV channels.

Other facilities

Oasis Mingling Bar

This bar stocks a wide variety of beverages. Guests have free access to the cash bar with DSTV entertainment. In addition, fast food take away services are available.

Gymnasium

KGRTC has a gymnasium for clients who want to keep fit at no extra charge. However,

membership is open to the local community and other walk-in guests at a fee.

Transport and business centre

KGRTC hires out transport to guests and also provides secretarial services through the business centre for printing, binding, photocopying and more.