Board Members

Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal | Vice Chairman

BRIEF PROFILE OF ENG. HENRY FRANCIS OKINYAL.

Eng. Henry Francis Okinyal holds B. Sc in Engineering from Makerere University and MSc (Agricultural Engineering) from University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a UIPE Member (No. PE 314) and a Registered Engineer (No. 395).He has an illustrious, uninterrupted formal employment record as a Mechanical Engineer (Design & Development) from 1977 to 1992, Principal of Busitema National College of Agricultural Mechanisation (1992 - 2000),Assistant Commissioner for Technical Education Ministry of Education& Sports (2000 - 2001), and then received accelerated promotion to Commissioner for BTVET (2001 - 2010). He was the first substantive Director of the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) until he retired from Service in 2014. He has attended many national, regional & international CPD programmes focusing on transformation of the BTVET sub-sector, and was the lead technical officer in developing the ten-year BTVET Strategic Plan 2012/3 -2021/2 entitled Skilling Uganda.He was a Member of the 16th ERB,and was re-appointed on the 17th ERB where he was elected its Vice Chairman. Elsewhere, he is the Chairman of the Labour Advisory Board, a Statutory Board, of the Ministry of Labour, Gender & Social Development, among several other responsibilities.

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How to become a Registered Engineer in Uganda

Direct Applicants
All candidates who attained 'Member' of UIPE before the commencement of the UIPE/ERB Joint Assessment Committee (JAC) are required to submit a Technical Report and Career Report plus attending a Board Interview. In addition they apply for registration by filling ERB Form ERA 1, and attaching copies of certificates for the Board's processing of the documentation.

Attributes of a Registered Engineer

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