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Brief History / Background

The Accra Technical Training Centre is a Technical / Vocational co- educational training institution established through the joint cooperation of the Governments of Ghana and Canada “to provide theoretical and practical instruction for the training  of workers for the trades, business, industry, and for other occupations as may be required from time to time”. Its main objective, therefore, has been to train skilled manpower for Ghana’s industrial requirements.

It was officially opened in July, 1966 and jointly operated by the Canadian and Ghanaian Governments until March 1972, when it was handed over to the Ghanaian Government. It is under the Technical Division of the Ghana Education Service of the Ministry of Education.
There is a Principal assisted by three Vice- Principals, in charge of academic, domestic and administrative activities. In all there are 16 Elective and 6 Core Departments each headed by a course officer.

To deliver relevant and quality skills training and bridging skills gap to solve graduate unemployment towards national development and industrialization through TVET.

Dedicated to advance the cause of demand – driven TVET – employable skills for the youth to enable them to fulfil Ghana’s Technical Human Resource needs.


  • Architectural Drafting
  • Auto Body Repairs
  • Building Construction Technology
  • Business System Technician Course
  • Computer Technology
  • Creative Art Technology
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Motor Vehicle Engineering
  • Plumbing & Gas Fitting Technology
  • Refrigeration & Air- Condition Technology
  • Small Engine Repairs
  • Welding and Fabrication Technology
  • Wood Construction Technology


Core Departments

  • English / Liberal Studies
  • Integrated Science
  • Mathematics
  • Information Communication & Technology
  • ICT
  • Technical Drawing


Types of Programmes

The Centre offers the following training programmes:
Block Release, Pre- employment, Afternoon / Evening, Part- Time Classes, Special Request from formal and informal sectors and short courses for Industry / Commerce




Contact Details
Royal Castle Road, Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana
P.O.- Box: MB 177, Accra
Phone: 0233 233 21 228 356