ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & PREREQUISITES 2017-2018

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants MUST be at least 16 years old  by May 31, 2017.
  • Applicants to the Certificate in Nursing Auxiliary Studies and the Certificate in Catering programmes MUST be at least 18 years old by May 31, 2017.
  • Applicants MUST submit only one application. A maximum of two choices is allowed.
  • Applicants who do not possess Caribbean Examination Council (C.X.C.) Mathematics or English at the time of the application are required to write the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) Entrance Examination.
  • Online applicants MUST submit to the Polytechnic a valid form of identification and proof of their qualifications exactly one week after applying on line.
  • Applicants who are submitting paper applications MUST also submit at the same time, proof of qualifications and a valid form of identification.
  • Applicants who are awaiting C.X.C. results to meet the prerequisites for programmes MUST submit the results to the Polytechnic as soon as they are available.
  • Applicants who were born outside of Barbados are required to submit original documentation containing their immigration status along with copies to the Student Affairs Department one week after the application is submitted online or with the application form.
  • Applications will not be accepted or processed without the required documentation.
  • The closing date for all full-time applications is Friday, March 10, 2017.
  • The late closing date for all full-time applications is Friday, March 17, 2017. The late application fee is $40.00.

PREREQUISITES

PROGRAMMEPREREQUISITE
Diploma in Accounts TechnologySJPP Certificate in Business Studies or 4 CXC’s General Proficiency or equivalent including English Language, Mathematics and Principles of Accounts
Diploma in Office AdministrationSJPP Certificate in Business Studies or 4 CXC’s General Proficiency or equivalent including English Language, Office Administration or Principles of Business, Information Technology or Electronic Document Preparation and Management (EDPM)
Certificate in CateringSJPP Certificate in Home Economics or CXC Food and Nutrition at General Proficiency, Grade one, two or three by the date of the interview.
Certificate in Computer Maintenance and RepairApplicant must be familiar with DOS and WINDOWS and preferably working in a computer oriented environment.
Diploma in Marine Diesel EngineeringSJPP Certificate in Maritime Operations or CXC English Language, Mathematics and a Science subject at General Proficiency, Grade one, two or three.
Apparel Manufacturing Technology Level 3 (NVQ)CXC Textiles, Fashion and Clothing or SJPP Diploma in Garment Technology
Textile and Material Design Level 3 (NVQ)CXC Textiles, Fashion and Clothing or SJPP Diploma in Garment Technology