Uganda Technical College, Kichwamba, also referred to as Kichwamba Technical College, is a government-owned, institution of tertiary education in the field of engineering, offering diploma courses

The institute is located approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi), by road, northwest of the city of Fort Portal, in Kabarole District, in the Western Region of Uganda.[4] This location lies approximately 310 kilometres (190 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city.[5] The coordinates of the College's campus are:0°42'52.0"N, 30°11'28.0"E (Latitude:0.714440; Longitude:30.191107).[6]


The institution was established in 1947, as a resettlement of World War II veterans and as an Artisan Training Centre. In 1971, it was upgraded to the level of technical institute and in 1983, it became a technical college