Brief Background of the Institute
Technical Training Institute -Thimphu was established in 2008 to provide automobile related training to school leavers and unemployed youths in the country. The institute has been nomenclated several times. Under the administration of National Technical Training Authority (NTTA) it was initially called the Automobile Repair and Training Centre (ARTC), and later it was renamed as Thimphu Institute of Automobile Engineering (TIAE). Today it is known as Technical Training Institute – Thimphu under the direct administration of the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR). It is mandated to act as a model auto workshop in enhancing the quality of services through effective and efficient repair skills and to meet the emerging manpower needs of the auto repair industry
Courses on various trades are offered in the institute (refer course section). At the end of the course trainees are assessed and certified by Department of Occupational Standard, Ministry of Labour and Human Resources (MoLHR) with National Certificate (NC) level 2 and National Certificate (NC) level 3. The graduates are employed in various organizations.
The Institute is centrally situated in the old complex of government workshop near Lungtenzampa Bridge, Thimphu.