The Board of Directors consists of members representing ministries responsible for vocational training, industries and trade, labor and youth development, and members representing vocational training centers and Zanzibar Employers Association.. The members are appointed by the Minister responsible for Vocational Training. Chairperson of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director of the Authority are appointed by the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of Revolutionary Council.

The main functions of the Board of Directors of the Authority are:

a. To provide general directions relating to the operation and sustainability of the vocational training;
b.To supervise and assist the Authority and advice the Minister responsible for Vocational Training on the implementation
of the Vocational Education and Training Policy;
c.To supervise revenues and expenditures of the Authority;
d To perform any functions in regard to any other matter, which in the opinion of the Board of Directors, is necessary for
increasing efficiency and good supervision of the Vocational Training Act.