Uganda Technical College Bushenyi is a leading technical training institution that supports the industrial growth and economic empowerment in the country at different levels by providing appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in technical areas. The institution provides education in Engineering, Science, Technology and related fields at diploma level. The College provides competence based education; skills, knowledge and attitudes, making the graduates very productive and competitive in the world of work.
Uganda Technical College Bushenyi is public tertiary institution in Uganda under the Ministry of Education and Sports under the direct supervision of the Department of Business, Technical, Vocational Education and Training (BTVET).
It is governed by the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act of 2001 (and its Amendments of 2005) and BTVET Act of 2008. It is mandated to handle technical education training in engineering fields, applied science and technology.
The college is located 50km along the Mbarara-Kasese high way in the district of Bushenyi.
Its nearest town is Bushenyi which is a distance of about eight kilometres away.
Utc- Bushenyi was founded in 1956 as Kahaya Memorial Rural Trade School by the then Ankole Kingdom Government. It was enrolling the then primary six leavers to train in Carpentry and Joinery and Bricklaying. Later in 1958, courses that included Leather turning and shoe making, and pottery and ceramics were introduced.
In 1974, it was elevated to Kahaya Technical School and elevated to Bushenyi Technical Institute in 1982 with a standard entry requirement of O’ level.
In 1984, it was further elevated to a Technical College and named Uganda Technical College Bushenyi admitting both “O” and “A” level students.
To be leading in the training of Technicians, Scientists and Engineers.
To enable a trainee acquire knowledge and skills in science and technology aimed at producing a competent graduate who contributes towards individual and national development in a changing world of work.
Appropriate skills for Development.
- Serving World of Work
- Equal opportunities
- Competence based
- Well stocked workshops that enable students to do practical work
- Computer laboratories connected to the internet. These help students access the internet and also acquire knowledge on using computer programs like Auto card,Arch Card among others
- Wireless internet
- Motivated and well trained lecturers/staff that make students excel every year
- The College has well stocked medical centers throughout the year
- Well stocked libraries
- DSTV that keep students informed and entertained
- Guidance and counseling services
- Games and sports facilities
- The College carters for all religious denominations
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Uganda Technical College – Bushenyi
P.O. Box 81, Bushenyi
|S/NO.||COURSE||COURSE DURATION||PROG||ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS||SPONSORSHIP|
|· A||HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA|
|1||Building and Civil Engineering||2 years||Weekend||A good Ordinary/National Diploma Certificate in related fields.|
|2||Electrical Engineering||2 years||Weekend||As in 1 above||Private|
|B||NATIONAL DIPLOMA COURSES|
|1||Building and Civil Engineering||2 years||Day||At least a principal pass in either Mathematics or Physics and two subsidies in relevant subjects at A- level.
Advanced Craft Certificate.
|2||Electrical Engineering||2 years||Day||As in 1 above||Government/Private|
|3||Mechanical Engineering||2 years||Day||As in 1 above||Government/Private|
|4||Water and Sanitation Engineering||2 years||Day||As in 1 above||Government/Private|
|5||Architecture||2 years||Day||As in 1 above||Government/Private|
|9||Ceramics Engineering||2 years||Day||At least a principal pass in either Mathematics or Physics and two subsidies in relevant subjects at A- level.