ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SVGCC

Division of Technical and Vocational Education

Department of Engineering

 The Department of Engineering offers the following Associate Degree programmes:

 

AAS Architecture and Building Construction Technology

This programme provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for the planning, layout and construction of single and multi-storey family dwelling houses, public buildings and related structures in accordance with local and regional building codes and standards. Students will be exposed to hands-on experiences to supplement the theory learned.

Entry Requirements

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

Compulsory Subjects :

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics

Technical Drawing and Building Technology would be an asset.

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Computer Aided Drawing I and II
  • Masonry I and II
  • Carpentry I and II
  • Architectural Design and Model Presentation
  • Construction Technology I and II

 


 AAS Automotive Repairs Technology 

 This programme is designed to provide students with an understanding of the basic concepts, principles and terminologies used in engine systems; and emphasizes knowledge and skills needed for the servicing and repairing of various petrol/diesel engine systems in accordance with manufacturer standards. Students will be provided with hands-on experience in the use of tools and precision measuring instruments in troubleshooting and repairs.

Entry Requirements

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. At least one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or a related technical subject

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Auto Electrical and Electronics Systems I and II
  • Engine and Fuel Systems I and II
  • Auto Chassis Systems I, II and III
  • Auto Body Repairs

 


AAS Computer and Electronics Technology

This programme offers training in basic circuitry, interfacing and hardware installation. It is designed to prepare students for a variety of occupations in the field of electronics. Emphasis is put on both the theory and practical application of electronics engineering technology. Courses include the study of basic electronic circuitry and components, computers and microprocessors, data communication, and electronic security systems. Graduates of this programme will be able to install, maintain and troubleshoot electronic systems.

Entry Requirements:

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics

Electronics, Physics and any other Science subjects are assets.

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Networking I
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Cabling Technology

 


AAS Electrical Engineering Technology

Electrical Engineers design all of our communications systems, electronic devices, computer hardware and medical equipment. This programme introduces students to various electrical and electronic devices, circuits and systems; and equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary to design, install and troubleshoot these circuits and systems. Alternative energy systems are also included to prepare skilled persons to function in this emerging field.

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Electrical Circuits and Networks
  • Electrical Installation I and II
  • Electrical Blueprint Reading and Drawing
  • Renewable Energy Technology

 


AAS Information and Communication Technology

This programme aims to familiarise students with real world Information and Communications Technology (ICT) problems and issues, while equipping them with the tools necessary to create solutions to these problems. Students will gain both theory and practical skills in this field of study.

Entry Requirements

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics
  3. Information Technology

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Programming II (C++)
  • Introduction to Webpage Design
  • Operating Systems and Software
  • Data Security Concepts
  • Database Management Systems

 


AAS Mechanical Technology

This programme is designed to help prepare graduates to perform tasks associated with many areas of industrial machinery and automation. It provides students with the knowledge and skills of planning, tool engineering, inventory control, quality control, plant engineering, plant maintenance, manufacturing methods, value analysis and manufacturing research and development.

Entry Requirements

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics or Integrated Science

 


 AAS Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Technology 

This programme carries seventy-one (71) credits distributed across twenty three different courses. It integrates both theory and practical skills in the repairs and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning units of a domestic and commercial nature. General Education and core courses are involved to strengthen students’ problem-solving skills fundamental to this field.

Entry Requirements

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

Compulsory Subjects:

  1. English A
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics or Integrated Science

Specialised courses in this programme include:

  • Refrigeration Principles I
  • Plumbing
  • Automotive Air Conditioning
  • Domestic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

 

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