Name of the Course: Transport Officers Short course        


1.0 Training Information

National Institute of Transport offers a two (2) Weeks Course on Transport Officers   The training is conducted at NIT MAIN CAMPUS which is located on west of Dar-es-Salaam City, along Mabibo Road in Ubungo Light Industrial area; just about one kilometer from the Morogoro Road.


1.1 Aims of this Course

A program is designed to provide participants with knowledge and soft skills in effective Transport supervision and working effectively with integrity under minimum supervision. This course aims at enabling participants to: 

  • Understand the responsibilities and contributions of transport sector in the economics development of Tanzania  
  • Understand causes of accidents
  • Eradicate accidents in Tanzania
  • Minimize the cost of transportation
  • Understand routing and vehicle scheduling
  • Use Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) for effective fleet management
  • Know factors to consider when procuring vehicles  
  • Recognize fleet management procedures and techniques


1.2 Who should attend?

  • Transport officers
  • Drivers
  • Transport stakeholders


1.3 Duration of the Course

This course lasts for two (2) weeks of extensive training.

1.4 Course Modules

  • Role of Transport Officers & Duties of Head Driver
  • Road Accidents Causes and Prevention
  • Transport Costing
  • Transport Budgeting
  • Routing and Vehicle Scheduling
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Transport Operation Documents
  • Transport Statistics and Norms
  • Axle Load Control
  • Vehicle Maintenance Management
  • Transport Management Information System


1.5 Course fees

Tuition fees for the course is Tshs. 405,000/= per participant.  Payment must be done through our NMB Bank A/C No. 20501100006 NIT MAIN ACCOUNT

The course is scheduled as follows:

  • 04th to 17th February, 2019
  • 04th to 17th March, 2019
  • 08th to 21st April, 2019
  • 06th to 19th May, 2019
  • 03rd to 16th June, 2019
  • 07th to 21st July, 2019
  • 05th to 18th August, 2019
  • 02nd to 15th September, 2019
  • 07th to 20th October, 2019
  • 04th to 17th November, 2019
  • 02nd to 15th December, 2019

Please confirm your participation by paying the tuition fees and submit the bank pay in slip to the Institute or send through the coordinators’ E-mail address indicated below.

1.6 Contact

  • All Correspondences should be addressed to:

THE RECTOR:                                                                      

National Institute of Transport                     E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

P.O. Box 705,                                            Website:

Dar es Salaam,                                        Tel: (255) 22 2400148

TANZANIA.                                                 Fax: (255) 22 2400846

  • Correspondences of the coordinators: +255655029780, +255763972266 and +255786405624    Emails: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.