Ministry of Education, Guyana

“I believe intelligence indeed is the vehicle that would help to shape and fashion one’s character – a character that will embody a positive outlook for the future. Education should be the vehicle, that transforms one’s attitude and behaviour to be a good and productive citizen,” a former student of New Silvercity Secondary School and Member of Parliament, Jermaine Figueira said.

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Applicants are invited to pursue studies at the above institution for the Academic year 2019-2020 commencing September, 2019.

 


Programme Names

 

Period (Years)

 

 Session

 

Code

 BUILDINGS DEPARTMENT      
 ADVANCED PROGRAMMES      
 Electrical Installation Part II  2  Evening  EI II E
 BUSINESS DEPARTMENT      
 DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES      
 Computer Science  2  Full-time/ Evening  DCS

 

 Commerce  2  Full-time/ Evening  ODC

 Administrative Principles and Practices  2  Full-time/ Evening  DAPP
 MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT      
 Motor Vehicle Works  2  Full-time/ Evening  MVW

 

 Welding and Fabrication  2  Full-time/ Evening  W&F

 Metal Machining & Mechanical Fitting  2  Full-time/ Evening  MM&MF
 TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES      
 Electrical Engineering, Parts I & II  2  Evening  EET E I & II

 

 Mechanical Engineering Part I  2  Evening MTD E

 Telecommunications, Parts I & II  2  Evening TELE I & II E
 CBET PROGRAMMES      
 Heavy Equipment Maintenance, Level I  Competency Based  Full-time/ Evening  

HEM

 Data Operations, Levels I & II  Competency Based  Full-time/ Evening DATA OPS

 Electrical Installation, Levels I & II  Competency Based  Full-time/ Evening EI 

 Carpentry & Joinery, Level I  Competency Based  Full Time C&J 

 Motor Vehicle Engine System, Level I  Competency Based  Full-time/ Evening MVE

 General Office Administration, Level I  Competency Based  Full-time/ Evening GOA

 Small Appliance Repairs, Level I  Competency Based  Full Time  SAR

 

GENERAL ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Age:
At the commencement of the academic year, all applicants must be at least fifteen years, nine months of age to register for Full-time or eighteen years of age for Evening Programmes.

Qualifications
Craft Courses
Applicants must have completed Secondary School or must have SCCP Advanced Level 1 or any other relevant qualification (CSEC qualification).
Those who have not met the above criteria will be required to sit an Entrance Examination.

Technician Certificate Programmes, Part I
a.4 CSEC subjects (including Mathematics and English) and any other 2 subjects (Grades 1 – 3) relevant to the programme. Admission will be subjected to an interview.
or
b.3 CSEC subjects (including Mathematics and English A), and any other subjects (Grades 1 – 3) relevant to the programme. Admission may also be subjected to an interview and applicants must have at least two (2) years relevant working experience.
or
c.Persons who have gained at least a credit in a comparable Craft Programme or acquired a CBE Level 2 qualification may be considered eligible for entry.

Diploma / Business Programmes – Applicants must have grades 1 – 3 in the undermentioned CSEC subjects to pursue the respective programmes:
Computer Science: Mathematics, English A, Information Technology/Electronic Document Preparation and Management and ONE other subject.
Commerce/Administrative Principles Practices: Mathematics, English A, and any TWO other subjects (Office Administration, Principles of Business, Electronic Document Preparation Management, Principles of Accounts, and Economics, English B, Social Studies, Information Technology).

NB: Persons who have the required number of subjects, but a Grade 4 or 5 in Mathematics and/or English Language will be required to sit a qualifying examination for entry into the Business and Technician Programmes.

NB: Upon successful completion, Applicants will be issued with a Guyana Technical Education Examination (GTEE) Certificate.

Competency Based Education & Training (CBET) Programmes

Interested persons have to attend an interview for entry into each Programme.

Upon successful completion, Applicants will be issued with a NVQ/CVQ Certificate.

 

The Technical Vocational Education and Training programme of the Ministry of Education will be further enhanced with the launching today of the Heavy Duty Equipment Maintenance Level 3 Programme.

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