Bushiangala Technical Training Institute is a public institution registered by the Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology. The Institute is mandated to offer Technical, Industrial, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training. BUSTTI undertakes education and training in programmes, promotes research and technological development and dissemination of information on innovations.
Bushiangala technical training institute was started in 1991 as a skill upgrading centre by Voluntary Services Overseas under the support of the European Economic Commission. The main objective of the Institute was to upgrade skills for youth Polytechnics graduates, instructors and managers.
The voluntary service overseas group withdrew from the Institute in 1993 and it was taken over by the Ministry of Labour. The Ministry introduced Artisan and Craft Courses in 1995.In the year 2008, the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology formally took over the running of the college