Anhui Vocational and Technical College is a full-time public college of Anhui Provincial Education Department. Founded in 1954 and upgraded to Anhui Institute of Textile Technology in 1960, the college, as one of the first higher vocational colleges approved by the Ministry of Education in Anhui Province, started higher vocational education in 1999. In 2003, it was renamed Anhui Vocational and Technical College with the approval of the provincial government. In 2014, the four-year applied undergraduate education system was held jointly with Hefei University. Since 2021, the college has cooperated with Anhui Jianzhu University to hold undergraduate education. In 2022, it was included in the “14th Five-Year Plan” vocational undergraduate college setting plan in Anhui Province.

The college covers an area of 2,011 mu (=1,340,666 square meters) and has 21,100 students. With the provincial planning goal of developing strategic emerging industries, accelerating the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing industry and promoting the high-quality development of service industry, the College optimally sets up eight secondary colleges of advanced manufacturing and eight modern service industries, and 65 majors in order to fully meet the needs of talents in the ten strategic emerging industries in Anhui, including 28 national key construction majors and majors with provincial characteristics. Together with Hefei BYD Auto Co., Ltd. and other leading enterprises in the industrial chain, the College has built 11 industrial institutes such as BYD, digital business and environmental testing.

The college has 1,200 staff members, including 350 teachers with high-level professional titles. The college has one national level teaching team, two national level teaching masters, 15 provincial teaching teams, and 9 provincial teaching masters; The college has won 3 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards. In the national vocational skills competition, the college has won 662 awards, including nine group first in 14 consecutive competitions in the province. In recent years, the college has made every effort to promote comprehensive reform, work style construction, quality improvement, achieving high-quality development of various undertakings.

Over the past 70 years, adhering to the motto of “unity, effort, strictness and truth-seeking”, the college has cultivated more than 140,000 highly skilled technical professionals and made positive contributions to the economic construction of Anhui.

In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, comprehensively implement the educational policy of the Party and the spirit of President Xi’s important instructions on vocational education, and build a better Anhui, the College has vigorously carried out the “1133” characteristic development strategy and made unremitting efforts to build a high-level vocational and technical university as soon as possible.