Prerequisites of the Syllabus
Any person with a good grasp of the contents of the syllabus of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC®) General Proficiency course in subjects such as Agricultural Science, Biology,Chemistry, Construction Technology, Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Physics or equivalent,should be able to undertake the course. However, successful participation in the course will also depend on the possession of good verbal and written communication skills.
Sturcture of the Syllabus
The subject is organised in two (2) Units. A Unit comprises three (3) Modules each requiring fifty (50) hours. The total time for each Unit, is therefore, expected to be one hundred and fifty (150) hours. Each Unit can independently offer students a comprehensive programme of study with appropriate balance between depth and coverage to provide a basis for further study in this field.
UNIT 1: Introduction to Green Engineering
Module 1 - Concepts and Issues
Module 2 - Theoretical Framework of Green Engineering
Module 3 - Green Engineering in practice
UNIT 2: Application of Green Engineering Principles
Module 1 - Utilisation of Sustainable Materials and Energy
Module 2 - Sustainable Designs
Module 3 - Green Engineering Solutions