Vocational Training Development Institute

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Associate Degree in Animation (LOCAL)

Associate Degree in Associate Degree in Draughting and Building Technology (LOCAL)

The Draughting and Building Technology Programme is a Technical and Vocational Education (TVET) programme which seeks to train practising and aspiring draughtsmen and site supervisors for the built environment in Jamaica and the Caribbean at large. The students will learn ingenious, creative and practical approaches to construction draughting, and will employ real life solutions to tackle the problems associated with architecture and building construction

Associate Degree in Events Planning and Management (LOCAL)

Associate Degree in Information & Communication Technology (LOCAL)

Associate Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LOCAL)

The Occupational Associate Degree Programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management is an Applied Associate Degree which is designed on workplace competencies with the intent to provide workforce solutions in the field of Maritime, with particular focus on the training and certification of persons at the noted level. The programme contents will expose participants to the technical, operational processes and managerial competencies required to manage logistics and related activities in areas such as, inventory control, transport and distribution, fleet control, warehousing, terminal (land, air & sea).

Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Education in Applied Technology (LOCAL)

The Bachelors of Education (B.Ed.) in Applied Technology programme has been developed to meet the needs of Jamaica’s education and training system, and to improve efficiency and effectiveness as the country prepares its citizens to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Specifically, the programme will prepare students to provide instruction (consistent with national and international teaching and learning standards) at the secondary and post-secondary levels in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET). On successful completion of the programme, graduates are expected to demonstrate a high level of competency, proficiency and advanced TVET facilitation skills in his/her area of specialization.

Bachelors Degree in Career Development (LOCAL)

Bachelors Degree in Information & Communication Technology (LOCAL)

Certificate in CCNA Routing and Switching - Cisco (LOCAL)

Certificate in Customer Service (LOCAL)

Certificate in Lesson Planning (CBET Methodology) (LOCAL)

Certificate in Pre-College (LOCAL)

Certificate in Pre-College (LOCAL)

Certificate of Competence in Career Development for Primary School Educators (LOCAL)

This workshop will familiarize participants with the basic tenets and techniques used to provide career guidance and education at the primary level using the infusion methodology; participants will practice writing plans, which reflect the infusion of career development in their lessons.

Certificate of Competence in Career Development for Secondary School Educators (LOCAL)

NVQJ Certificate in Entrepreneurship Level 3 (NCTVET)

The Entrepreneurship level 3 programme is an academic and practical programme which seeks to train practising and aspiring entrepreneurs from the small and micro business sectors in vital areas of business management. This training will make entrepreneurs more competitive and better equipped to compete locally and internationally. Students will learn ingenious, creative and tactical approaches to business planning and management, employing strategies that are more customer and market-driven rather than internally driven for business success. The programme contains business courses and practical components, including business plan development, market research, seminars and internship. Successful entrepreneurs will be used to deliver some courses, as well as function as guest presenters, to enable students to benefit from their real life experiences, successes and challenges in running a business. At the end of this programme, successful graduates will receive an NVQ-J Level 3 certification.

Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Training (LOCAL)

This programme is designed to prepare competent, professional teachers/trainers for the education and training systems as well as for industry.

Post Graduate Diploma in Learning Technologies (LOCAL)

The Post Graduate Diploma in Learning Technologies is designed for teachers who are desirous of pursuing a career in designing engaging and enriching online learning environment. Students will be exposed to a wide range of theoretical and practical approaches to a technology integrated world of learning. These will include an in-depth understanding of the issues, perspectives, best practices, models and theories of learning technologies that are geared towards meeting the diversities in the classroom and their impact on the teaching and learning process.