School of Applied Arts and Technology (SAAT)

The School of Applied Arts & Technology (SAAT) represents the TVET arm of the College. 

Mrs. Marlene Abraham-Finlay, MA, BSc. (Hons)

Dean  

Email: marlenef@tamcc.edu.gd

Mrs. Patricia Benjamin, BSc.

Associate Dean

Email: patriciab@tamcc.edu.gd

Programmes under the School of Applied Arts and Technology 

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Full Time

 

Programme Description: The Associate Degree programme exposes students to different areas related to modern construction technology and design. Students will be exposed to global design standards, and will use this experience to design small residential, commercial and industrial projects. The student has the opportunity to specialize in either architectural or civil design.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A, Mathematic or Physics and a technical subject in building trade. 


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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: This programme prepares students for entry level positions as electrical technicians, instrument engineers, electrical wiremen and linesmen, and electrical inspectors. The core courses provide students with a foundation in domestic and industrial distribution, transformer systems, circuit analysis, control systems and planning and arranging electrical installation.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A. Mathematics and/or a science subject (especially Physics) is an asset.

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Duration: 2 years


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Programme Description: This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required for a career in Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) industry. It emphasizes the science, technology and craft of the trade. Students have the opportunity to develop and demonstrate skills in welding, sheet metal, electrical, plumbing, heating, refrigeration and air conditioning. It also entails the design stages of HVACR systems.


Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A and one of the following: Mathematics, Physics or a related technical subject. 

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: A Level II Certificate which seeks to prepare students to be competent in three areas: Masonry, Carpentry and Joinery; and Plumbing. It also equips students with the basic skills in drawing (drafting and Auto CAD).

 

Admissions Requirements: 4 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A and a technical subject in the building trade. Passes in Mathematics or Physics will be an asset. 

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: This programme is designed to prepare candidates with the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to install, maintain, and repair electrical and electronic equipment. Major emphasis is placed on applied sciences, mathematics and programming to develop candidate’s ability to solve problems. This programme entails a unique blend of courses for the field of computer science, information technology and electronic engineering. Candidates will also develop skills in areas that allow them to develop, program and install both hardware and software.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A and Mathematics. Electronic, Physics and any other Science subject are assets. 

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Duration: 2 years


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Programme Description: This programme is designed to prepare candicates with the knowledge and technical skills to analyze, design and manage computer systems. Programming is a major emphasis in this degree; therefore, candidates will become competent in a variety of programming languages like C, C++, html and Java.


Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A and Math. I.T and any other Science subject are assets

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: The Mechanical Engineering Technology programme provides students with practical engineering principles, designs of prototypes using CAD software, qualities of commonly used materials and lab exercises.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A, Mathematics, Physics, and one other Technical subject.

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: This certificate programme will provide students with basic skills and knowledge which are required in the automotive field. It entails training in electrical systems, engine performance, transmissions, brakes, steering, suspension systems and air conditioning. Students will receive hands-on practice on up-to-date repair and diagnostic equipment that are currently used in the automotive trade. The training is done in accordance with the Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) and ISO.

 

Admissions Requirements: 4 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A. Mathematics is an asset. 

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Duration: 2 years


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Programme Description: This programme begins with the basics of kitchen procedures, food preparation, nutrition, and food presentation; then progresses to more advanced areas such as baking and pastries, international cuisine, and dining room operations.


Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A. 

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Duration: 2 years


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Programme Description: This programme focuses on the fundamentals of Food & Beverage Preparation and Service, Sanitation, Hygiene, Nutrition, Cost Control and Event Management. Graduates qualify to assume entry-level positions in catering companies, in the hotel/restaurant industry or to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in the field


Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A. 

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Duration: 2 years

 

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Programme Description: The hospitality studies major will prepare students for careers in the hospitality industry. The program emphasizes the development of skills in accommodation management; food and beverage preparation, accounting, marketing; and sanitation. Upon completion of this program students will possess the knowledge and skills needed to join the hospitality industry.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A

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Programme Description: This is a two year full-time programme that prepares graduates trained in nutrition and dietetics to satisfy the basic needs of the country and possibly the region. The programme provides a solid academic educational base and practical training for a variety of career opportunities through positions in health care, business, government service, private practice, food service industries, entrepreneurship, educational and community programs as well as preparing students for higher education. Its purpose is to enhance the nutritional well-being and health of individuals, families and populations, through the promotion of learning in nutrition and dietetics.

Heads of Department 

Our employees are dedicated team players who bring energy,
ideas and pride to their work.

Ms. Sharnika Charles, 
BSc. Architecture (Hons)

Chair – Building Construction Technology Department

  Email: sharnikac@tamcc.edu.gd

Mr. Ali Hinds, MLMEd, BSc. (Hons)

Chair – General Education Department  

Email: alih@tamcc.edu.gd

Mrs. Merlisia Polius-John, MIB, BSc. (Hons)

Chair – Tourism and Hospitality 

Email: merlisiaj@tamcc.edu.gd

Mr. Aaron Gay, 
BSc. (Hons)

Chair – Computer and Electronics Technology Department 

Email: aarong@tamcc.edu.gd

Mr. Raphael Johnson, MSc, Dip Ed.

Coordinator – Mechanical Technology 

Email: raphaelj@tamcc.edu.gd

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