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Uganda Technical College - Lira


Uganda Technical College-Lira is a tertiary institution of learning which offers both Certificate and Diploma Courses in Engineering. It is under the Ministry of Education and Sports headed by the Department of Business, Technical and Vocational Education Training (BTVET).

The College was founded in 1948 to offer technical training to World War II veterans. It therefore started admitting primary school leavers as a Technical school.

In 1972 it upgraded to a Technical Institute admitting secondary school leavers 'O'-levels to pursue craft certificate courses.

In October 1984 it was upgraded to a technical college admitting secondary school leavers who have completed advanced level of education.

The college is located in Lira municipality, Soroti road in Northern Uganda about 380 kms from Kampala city.Career Opportunities

Our Institute
name of the institute Uganda Technical College - Lira
training provider type public
district of this institute Lira
adress of this institute P.O.BOX 4, LIRA, UGANDA.
phone number +256 473 420 916 / +256 77 2 446135
fax number +256
main training area
  • automotive
  • building, construction and the built environment
  • electrical installation, electrical repair and electronics
  • engineering and manufacturing technologies
  • information and communication technology