ITP was established in Kuala Lumpur in the year 1986.
ITP offers programmes in four (4) major areas namely engineering, built environment, computing and business. The specialised fields of study are engineering, quantity surveying, architecture, information technology and business.
In 1991, ITP became the first college to offer Edexcel HND programmes in Malaysia thus pioneering learning-outcome based technical and vocational higher education in Malaysia. In addition, ITP also offers franchised programmes from UEL.