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 Property and Facilities Maintenance

Property and Facility maintenance encompasses a broad spectrum of services, competencies, processes and tools required to assure the built environment will perform the function for which it was designed and constructed for. This Programme seeks to provide individuals with the skills, knowledge and training to oversee construction, repair, renovation and redecoration of residential and commercial maintenance. Creating professionals who can adequately handle day to day operations of maintenance.

Entry Requirements

minimum of four (4) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent.

Compulsory Subject: English A

A technical subject would be an asset.

 


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 four (4) CSEC (CXC) General Proficiency passes (Grades I, II or III) or their equivalent.

Compulsory Subject: English A

Integrated Science and any other 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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