Decree No. 4 which was published in the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Extraordinary Official Gazette No.16 Vol. 73 of 21st March, 1986 gave birth to the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba in Delta State of Nigeria. the college began in 1987 at the former Asaba technical College, (ATC) at its temporary site. Asaba is a rapidly developing Urban Centre and the administrative headquarters of Delta State. The permanent site of the college is along Asaba/Ibusa Road.
The College consist of the School of Education, the School of Business Education, the School of Technical Education, the School of Vocational Education and the School of Computer and Science Education. The basic mission of the college is to improve the quality of Technical Education.