Dear Visitors,

Welcome to Holeta Polytechnic College!

Holeta Polytechnic College (HPC) is a government-owned college which was established in 1975. HPC is located at a distance of 30km from the capital city on the way to Ambo. Initially, the College was engaged in producing a significant number of middle and lower-level agricultural practitioners with the aim of providing technical support for the farmers in the country. Nowadays, the college is providing trainings based on the need of labor market and known as one of the leading Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) institutions for training skilled technicians in the agricultural sector.

We provide trainings in Crop Production, Animal Production, Animal Health and Natural Resources from level I to IV. Besides to Agricultural sector, we also provide trainings in the Industrial Development sector from level I to II and in the Economic Infrastructure sector from level I to IV.  All the trainings offend in all occupations includes short term trainings for organized youngsters who are seeking to join the labor market with the right knowledge, skill and attitude. In this regard, HPC has produced significant number of trainees and contributed to the labor market. These makes HPC an ideal place for both long- and short-term trainings. We are also serving the community through industry extension services to micro and small enterprises to boost their production and productivity.

Our reputation as an excellent center for practical training for the agriculture sector skilled human power has got recognition and paved ways to offer new program for TVET teachers in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Dairy Processing Technology and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Fruit and Vegetable Processing Technology. Furthermore, the college has got accreditation in the occupations of Agro-processing namely: Dairy processing from level I to IV and Vegetable and Fruits Processing from level I to IV. Currently, the college is working hard with different donors like the World bank and KFW to be center of excellence in agro-processing in East Africa and ensuring regional integration.

We thank you all for your interest to explore our website which is highly appreciated and valued.


Getachew Chibsa

Holeta Polytechnic College Dean