Electrical Department

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

This programme deals with the technology of electricity.  The student will work on a wide range of components, devices and systems, from tiny microchips to huge power station generators. The student will also be able to design and develop new electrical systems, solves problems and tests equipment. Further study and apply the physics and mathematics of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism to both large and small scale systems.

This is a two year full time programme and the subjects covered are:

First Year

  • Physics
  • Workshop technology
  • Engineering drawing
  • Electrical Principles
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanical Science
  • Electronics
  • Power Production
  • Industrial Orientation
  • Mathematics
  • Workshop Practice
  • Electrical Workshop

Second Year

  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Science
  • Power Production
  • Electronics
  • Physics
  • Electrical Principles
  • Engineering Drawing
  • AutoCad

Technician Certificate in Electrical Engineering Parts 1 , II and III

The student will also be able to design and develop new electrical systems, solves problems and tests equipment. Further study and apply the physics and mathematics of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism to both large and small scale systems.  This programme is offered on a Day release basis and caters for persons already employed in industry.  One must successfully complete Part One in order to proceed to Parts II and III respectively.

First Year

  • Technical Drawing
  • Electrical Principles
  • Mechanical Science
  • Mathematics
  • Process and Materials

Second Year

  • Technical Drawing
  • Electrical Principles
  • Mathematics
  • Process and Materials

Third Year

  • Electrical Principles
  • Process and Materials
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Testing Met. Reliability

Forth Year

  • Industrial Control Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Testing Met. Reliability
  • Mathematics

Elementary/ Technician Certificate in Telecommunications

Elementary is for one year providing that the student does not have CXC, but a student with CXC will advance to the Technical Certificate.  This programme involves Digital, cellular and private business exchange communication technology

First Year

  • Elementary telecoms practice
  • Engineering science
  • Mathematics

Second Year (Tech. Certificate)

  • Principles
  • Radio and Line
  • Pure Mathematics

Small Appliance Repairs – Level 1

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 19 mandatory units along with 2 Level One and 1 Level Two electives.  This course will allow the student to acquire competency in carrying basic repairs to electrical and electronics devices.

Electrical Electronics Maintenance (Small Appliance Repairs) – Level 2

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 32 mandatory units.  This course will further allow the student to acquire competency in carrying out basic repairs to electrical and electronic devices.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Level 1

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 7 mandatory units along with one elective.  This course will allow the student to acquire competency in effectively carrying out work in relation to residential air conditioning and refrigeration activities.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Level 2

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 18 mandatory units along with two electives.  This course will allow the student to acquire competency in effectively carrying out work in relation to commercial air conditioning and refrigeration activities.

Electrical Installation – Level 1

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 17 mandatory units.  This course will allow the student to acquire competency in effectively carrying out work in relation basic electrical installation activities.

Electrical Installation – Level 2

To achieve the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in this programme requires completing 30 mandatory units.  This course will allow the student to acquire competency in effectively carrying out work in relation advanced electrical installation activities.