ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SVGCC

Division of Technical and Vocational Education

Full-Time Certificate Programmes

The Department of Engineering offers the following full-time Certificate programmes:

 

Certificate in Automotive Repairs Technology

This programme provides a competency-based alternative to the Associate Degree in Automotive Repairs Technology. It is completed in two semesters, or one academic year, and offers students the option to pursue the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) award in addition to the SVGCC Certificate. Students may therefore gain unit awards of competency leading to a full CVQ award upon being assessed as competent in all relevant units. Students who pursue this programme are prepared with the necessary skills and attitudes needed to function in industry.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent.

Compulsory Subject: English A

A technical subject would be an asset

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Automotive Electrical Fundamentals
  • Engine Systems
  • Auto Power Train
  • Auto Chassis Systems

 

Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology

This programme provides a competency-based alternative to the Associate Degree in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology. It is completed in two semesters, or one academic year, and offers students the option to pursue the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) award in addition to the SVGCC Certificate. Students may therefore gain unit awards of competency leading to a full CVQ award upon being assessed as competent in all relevant units. Students who pursue this programme are prepared with the necessary skills and attitudes needed to function in industry.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of five (5) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent.

Compulsory Subject: English A

Integrated Science or a technical subject would be an asset

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Introduction to Air Conditioning
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals
  • Domestic Refrigeration
  • Electrical Concepts and Applications
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