St. Joseph Vocational Training center is situated in
Bukolobe Zone, Lubaga to Butangala Road near Lubaga Catholic Mission, 3 km from
Kamuli Town center and 60 kms from Jinja. It is commonly known as ‘TECHNICAL’.
Our centre is a Catholic institution operating within
Jinja Catholic Diocese. It is owned and managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco,
an international religious society that has similar institutes in 132
As a Catholic institution, it follows catholic
principles, giving integral formation, taking care of learners’ physical,
intellectual, social and spiritual needs. The centre has completed 34 years of
existence (Since1989) and today it stands as one of the largest private
vocational institutes in Uganda.
Don Bosco wanted
his missionaries to reach out to many young people by offering them skill based
vocational education, hence giving them a brighter future.
Our Ministry to the young aims at building in them
hope which emanates from our example of Christ and the Gospel values we witness
We prepare them for life with technical skills as well
as with skills for a life of dignity. We consider the formation of faith,
respect, love, justice, freedom, and peace to be of primary importance.
We offer excellent opportunity for practical and theoretical knowledge. We ably
prepare students for adult life. Every student fulfils his/her academic
potential. Teachers and students pursue excellence in teaching and learning.
Our students develop a
love of learning, both individually and with others, and acquire a wide range
of learning skills. We create an environment in which students are confident in
their ability and increasingly ready to take responsibility for their own
Every student is offered opportunities
to enhance his/her spiritual life through a variety of spiritual exercises in
the school. Every student receives good pastoral care within an ethos of
tolerance and mutual respect rooted in Christian values.
Students develop relationships with peers and adults in a way
that prepares them for life beyond school. They acquire a sense of
responsibility and self-discipline and benefit from a wide range of
opportunities for leadership and the management of others. Our students benefit
from a comprehensive personal and social education that helps them to happily
lead moral and fulfilling lives.
We provide a varied range
of activities beyond the curriculum that will help them experience a sense of
well-being and self-confidence that arises from good health and fitness.
Students discover and develop their own skills and interests at school in
preparation for adult life.
students are adventurous and participate
in a range of activities, appreciating the rewards of teamwork and are given
the opportunity for personal achievement and fulfillment in a way befitting
their own aspirations.
The school recognizes the crucial importance of its staff in
pursuing the aims above and, as a good employer, undertakes to provide them
with appropriate support in order to becoome deserving role models to the
students they teach.