Technological and economic college (TEC) is organized by order of the Almaty Technological University on July 12, 2005on the basis of the State AA №0000214 Series license on June 5, 2004 issued by the Department of Economy and Budget Planning of Almaty Akimat due to the fact that technical and vocational education is the main focus of educational activities for the preparation of highly skilled specialties of an average link.
Activities of our college is strategically focused on the harmonization of all educational levels of the Almaty Technological University. College, starting as a step on the way to mastering the profession, provide training, technical and vocational training specialists for food and light industry, scope of business, economics, service and tourism in the continuing education system "college-high school". Main principles of activity of TEC ATU –is the a direction on learning results, depending on the needs of employers, the implementation of SES requirements, ensuring the transparency and comparability of education programs.
Training of specialists in the (TEC) began in 2005-2006on 8 specialties and the first amount of students were 423. There were already 1844 students in 2016-2017 and teaching held in 17 specialties and prepare the high-qualified specialists in 10 specialties.
The successful work of the College is carried out under the directors: Baysalbaeva Ali Askar Abubakirovich, Beisembayeva Ghani Bektaevicha, Atanov Mansura Mardanovny, Ph.D. Baibolova Lyazzat Kemerbekovnoy in 2009-2010, and then from 2012 until the present day College is headed by Ph.D., professor of ATU- Uvakasova Gulshat Tatymkozhanovna.
The college has established for 10 years as one of the leading organizations of technical and professional education, it has more than 5000 graduates, who has multiplied the glory of native college with their professionalism, responsible attitude to their work. There are many heads of leading enterprises of the republic among them.
The college has: classrooms equipped with interactive whiteboards and projectors, as well as laboratories and sewing workshops for the organization of educational process. There have been opened 2 food laboratories, language laboratory and multimedia classrooms in 2015.
The personnel staff of the college meet the qualification requirements for licensing educational activities. Number of staff teachers with the categories are 65%, 10 teachers with the highest category , 20 teachers with the first category ,26 teachers with the second category ; 3 teachers - PhD - 2 teachers, masters - 25 candidates for master of sports - 3 teachers.
2 teachers have the badge "Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan", 3 teachers were awarded medals: "Abylaikhan", "Y.Altynsarin" and Major General Aviation "T.Begeldinova", 1 teacher is the winner of the second degree of the International Competition named Mr. z. Valuiko in the "Thesis", Yalta (Russia).
College was implementing the elements of the dual training system in the program of training since 2012in enterprises of Almaty : the Home "Bakshasaray" LLP "Turandot", a chain of restaurants, Research Center for processing of meat and meat products of ATU, LLP "Continent Invest Group" the hotel "Kazakhstan".
Strategic partners of TEC ATU are large industry companies and organizations such as: LLP "Carlsberg Kazakhstan", JSC "Rakhat", JSC "Bacchus", LLP "Becker and K" LLP, «Coca-Cola Almaty Bottlers, TOO" HBK Aksay, LLP "Bijan", LLP "First Collection Bureau", LLP "Nazіk", LLP "Almaty Expert", JSC "Eurasian Bank", LLP "TsIKiP", LLP "Raimbek Bottlers" and others.