School of Continuing Education (SCE)

 The School of Continuing Education (SCE) is the official outreach arm of TAMCC mandated to provide adult, continuing and public education and training especially to the majority of persons outside of the formal system.

Mr. David Fleming

Interim Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs

John Telesford PhD

Associate Dean

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

 

All programmes (except Distance Education) operate under a semester system with two 16-week semesters and a 7-week summer session in each academic year.  Final examinations take place in the last week of each semester.

 

SCHOOL’S MISSION

 

The School of Continuing Education is committed to providing a high quality education and training that is accessible, equitable and relevant to the dynamic needs of the wider community. 

 

To achieve this, the School focuses on four primary areas:

· Vocational qualification

· Technical and career training/ training which supports the economy

· Creative continuing education for adults and industry sectors

· Providing strong embryonic portals (developing gateways) for matriculation and workplace literacy

 

Programmes under the School of Continuing Education

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: This programme teaches students how to supervise others, decide the daily priorities of an office, how to delegate projects and coordinate teams to meet the goals of an organization.

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Work experience in the case of client specified programme. 

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: The Criminal Justice Major provides a broad understanding of the essential components of the criminal justice system. It provides an academic foundation for students who have or plan careers in various law enforcement, judicial, or correctional agencies, as well as persons who plan to attend professional schools. The degree focuses on the institutions of criminal justice, particularly the police, the court and corrections.

 

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme. 

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Duration: 2 years

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme was developed in order to respond to training needs related to sustainability issues in a Caribbean context. Students will be able to suggest and take part in the implementation of environmental sustainability practices.Students will be able to exercise specific competencies related to the biological, chemical and physical characterization of the environment; water and waste water management; research and innovate and a sense of sustainable entrepreneurship. Students will be able to exercise specific qualities but not limited to lab and field equipment; treatment and analysis of data; enforcement of public health and work safety measures and respecting legal and ethical parameters/factors.

 

Admissions Requirements: 5 CSEC/GCE subjects including English A and a science subjects. Mathematics is an asset.

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description:This programme is designed to provide the student with the fundamental knowledge of legal terminology, substantive and procedural law, drafting of legal pleadings and responses, and legal research. Graduates of the program should be able to assist an attorney in private or corporate practice.

 

Admissions Requirements:Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme. 

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: The marketing program seeks to prepare the student for careers in all aspects of marketing, from the small sole proprietorship to the large corporation. The graduate of the program may choose to later pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration, and further on, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

 

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme. 

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: This programme is designed to provide students with the relevant knowledge, skills and experience which will enable them to become professional journalists. It entails studies of the four journalistic platforms: print, radio, television, and new media/multi-media. It highlights on research, a core component of journalistic work, and also incorporates general education courses, which are all aimed at equipping students with the necessary skills that are needed for the world of work. At the end of the programme, students will be given the opportunity to immerse themselves in a practical media work environment through a final practicum.

 

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme.

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: This qualification covers workers who perform the specific role of the Medical Laboratory Technician. It includes the basic aspects of medical terminology, laboratory safety, anatomy and Physiology, conducting analytical work in a laboratory, microscopy, laboratory instrumentation, specimen procurement, and molecular diagnostics. These individuals will acquire the basic and some advance knowledge and skills necessary to function as laboratory technicians.

 

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme. 

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Duration: 3 years

 

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Study Options (full time/part time): Part-Time

 

Programme Description: Through course work, students learn about human development, problems in human functioning, programs for helping people with their problems, advocacy and influencing public policy, and crisis intervention.to function as laboratory technicians.

 

Admissions Requirements: Acceptable passes in 5 CSEC/GCE subjects. Qualification in certain specific subjects or work experience in the case of client specified programme

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme teaches the installing of conduits, connecting and testing wiring, outlets, and switches. Installers must also design and produce diagrams for electrical systems.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning.

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of the construction trade. Hand-on training is a major part of this competency-based training.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning.

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme is designed to provide persons with practical competences and attitudes which demand a degree of involvement/complexity which allows for some amount of responsibility and autonomy at the workplaceThe modules cover major areas of competencies and are organised as a group of learning experiences assembled to achieve a specific group of related objectives.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This program deals with the skills and knowledge required to analyze fashion ideas and generate basic fashion designs. It also focuses on career opportunities within the industry and other aspects of the trainees’ development including professional ethics, hygiene and grooming as well as human relations skills.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This program gives trainees a general idea of the role and function of the agricultural industry in the local economy, with special emphasis on crop production and livestock rearing. It also focuses on career opportunities within the industry and other aspects of the trainees’ development including professional ethics, hygiene and grooming as well as human relations skills.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme provides basic instruction in Word processing techniques and spreadsheet processing.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee: 

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme is designed to prepare students for employment in positions that provide customer-focused services in four pathways: Restaurant Services, Lodging, Recreation and Travel and Tourism.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme focuses on specific competencies related to the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network + certification.The competencies require that students gain knowledge and skills in areas such as, but limited to troubleshooting methods, PC hardware installation and management, system and application software management, network architecture which includes building and scaling of networks for optimization, analyzing and troubleshooting network hardware and software. The programme will provide comprehensive knowledge concerning implementation of best industry practices regarding areas such as safety, ergonomics and data security all of which are required and in demand by every technology based infrastructure.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee: 

 

Study Options (full time/part time): Full

 

Time Programme Description: This programme is designed to give students a solid understanding of motor vehicle mechanical and electronic systems. Hands –on practice is an essential component of this competency-based programme.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning.

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee: 

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme is designed to provide persons with practical competences and attitudes which demand a degree of involvement/complexity which allows for some amount of responsibility and autonomy at the workplace. The modules cover major areas of competencies and are organised as a group of learning experiences assembled to achieve a specific group of related objectives.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning

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Duration: 

1 year

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Study Options (full time/part time): 

Full Time

 

Programme Description: 

This certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions as an accounting clerk or office specialist in a small business. Job positions that are available include: Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper and Accounting Assistant.

Admissions Requirements:

2 CSEC/GCE subjects, one of which is preferably Mathematics or Accounts; or minimum of one year working in a similar environment; or a minimum of one year training in a recognized institution.

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee:

 

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

 

Programme Description:This programme provides basic instruction in Word processing techniques and spreadsheet processing.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee:

 

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

 

Programme Description: This program is designed to prepare students with classroom training and practice as well as the clinical experiences to perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction. This includes measuring vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with activities of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors. It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning. 

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Duration: 1 year

 

Programme Fee: 

 

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

 

Programme Description: This programme is designed to provide persons with practical competences and attitudes which demand a degree of involvement/complexity which allows for some amount of responsibility and autonomy at the workplaceThe modules cover major areas of competencies and are organised as a group of learning experiences assembled to achieve a specific group of related objectives.

 

Admissions Requirements: Literacy and numeracy capabilities and a minimum of one year working in a similar environment or a minimum of one year training in a certified institution or prior learning

Heads of Department

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

Ms. Selma Thomas

Campus Director

Ms. Yvette Payne

Coordinator of TVET

Mrs. Lorin Alexander

Coordinator, Access/Professional Studies

Ms. Hadassah Roberts

Coordinator, Access/Professional Studies

Mr. Seldon Walker

Coordinator,
Informatics

Mr. Earl Roberts

Coordinator of TVET

Marsha Davis

Coordinator,
Carriacou

Ms. Nadia Gittens

Ms. Nadia Gittens

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