Diploma Programmes

Auto Mechanics

The Auto Mechanics program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as an Auto Technician Trainee, a vehicle service writer, an Auto Supplies Salesperson, or a Motor Engineer’s Assistant. This program requires approximately 5 semesters for completion provided that the student is full-time. The skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be acquired by students are found in the course syllabi. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Diploma in Auto Mechanics is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits

    SEMESTER I  
SLS 0003 Student Success 1
SLS 0006 Service Learning 1
OSHA 0000 OSHA Certification - 10 hours 0
ENG 0100 English 3
MAT 0100 Math 1

MCA

MCA

0100

0102

Introduction to Computers

IC3 Certification

3
AUM 1100 Vehicle System 4
    SEMESTER II  
AUM 1105 Electrical and Electronics Systems 4
AUC 1105 Welding & Cutting 4
MCA 1101 Microcomputer Applications 3
MAT 1100 Math I 3
ENG 1100 English I 3
EEI 2100 AC/DC Circuits & Lab 4
    SEMESTER III  
GCM 1100 Entrepreneurial Work Force Preparations 2
AUM 1101

Diesel Systems

(Pre-requisite AUM1100 Vehicle  Systems)

4
MAT 1105 College Algebra 3
AUM 1110

Engine Systems

(Pre-requisite AUM100 Vehicle Systems)

4
AUM 1115

Braking Systems

(Pre-requisite AUM100 Vehicle Systems)

3
    SEMESTER IV  
AUM 1125 Drive Train 4
AUM 1120

Steering and Suspension Systems

(Pre-requisite AUM100 Vehicle Systems)

4
AUM 1299

Intro to Calculus

(Pre-requisite MAT1105 College Algebra)

3
AUM 1130 Automotive Air Conditioning 4
AUM 1299 Internship (Pre-requisite All above courses) 4
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion 71

Fashion Production II

The Fashion Design Production II program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as a self-employed garment maker, a machinist, or garment industry occupations involving altering, pressing, and pattern making. Admission into the diploma program requires that the student successfully completes the certificate program. The skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be acquired by students are found in the course syllabi. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute Diploma is awarded in Fashion Design Production II for successful completion of the program.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits

    SEMESTER I  
FDP 2200 Garment Draping 3
FDP 2201 Garment Accessories and Display 3
MAT 2100 Business Math

(Pre-requisite MAT1100)

3
FDP 2203 Bridal and Ball Gown Making 4
    SEMESTER II  
FDP 2204 Tuxedo Making 4
FDP 2205 Fashion Consultancy 1
FDP 2288 Practicum

(Pre-requisite all above courses)

6
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion 73

Fashion Production I

The Fashion Design Production I program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as a self-employed garment maker, a machinist, or garment industry occupations involving altering, pressing, and pattern making. The skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be acquired by students are found in the course syllabi. This program requires a minimum of 5 semesters. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute Certificate is awarded in Fashion Design Production I for successful completion of the program.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits

    SEMESTER I  
SLS 0003 Student Success 1
SLS 0006 Service Learning 1
MAT 0100 Math 3
FDP 1100 Garment Making Technology 2
ENG 100 English 3
MCA

0100

0102

Intro to Computers

IC3 Certification

3

    SEMESTER II  
ENG 1100 English I 3
FDP 1101 Skirt Making 3
MAT 1100 Math I 3
FDP 1102 Tailoring Technology 2
GCM 1100 Entrepreneurial Work Force Prep 2
    SEMESTER III  
FDP 1105

Blouse and Skirt Making

(Pre-requisite FDP1100 Garment Making Technology)

3
FDP 1103 Garment Design & Portfolio Selection 3
FDP 1104

Pants Making

(Pre-requisite FDP1100 Garment Making Technology)

4
    SEMESTER IV  
FDP 1106

Dress Making

(Pre-requisite FDP1100 Garment Making Technology)
4
FDP 1107

Jacket Making

(Pre-requisite FDP1102 Tailoring Technology)

4
FDP 1288 Practicum

(Pre-requisite all above courses)

6
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion 50

Cosmetology

The Cosmetology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as a beautician assistant. The skills, knowledge and attitudes to be acquired by the student are found in the course syllabi. This program requires a minimum of 5 semesters provided the student is full-time. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute Diploma in Cosmetology is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Curriculum

Required Courses Credits

    SEMESTER I  
SLS 0003 Student Success 1
SLS 0006 Service Learning 1
MAT 0100 Math 3
COS 1100 Introduction to Cosmetology 4
ENG 100 English 3
MCA

0100

0102

Intro to Computers

IC3 Certification

3

COS 1102 Beauty Culture Science 2
    SEMESTER II  
ENG 1100 English I 3
COS 1101 Hair Analysis 4
MAT 1100 Math I 3
COS 1103

Hair Styling Art

(Pre-requisite COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS1100 Intro to Cosmo, COS1102 Beauty Culture Science)

4
COS 1104

Hair Coloring

(Pre-requisite COS1102 Beauty Culture, Cos1100 Intro to COS,COS1101 Hair Analysis)

4
    SEMESTER III  
COS 1105

Hair Chemical

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS1102 Beauty Culture, COS1101 Hair Analysis)

4
FAC 1105 Facial 4
COS 1107

Hair Cutting

(Pre-requisite COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS 1100 Intro to Cosmo, COS1102 Beauty Culture Science)

4
COS 1106

Hair Braiding & Weaving

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS1101 Hair Analysis, COS1102 Beauty Culture)

4
COS 1108 Manicure & Pedicure (Summer Semester) 4
    SEMESTER IV  
MAT 2100 Business Math (Pre-requisite MAT1100) 3
COS 1112

Salon Management

(Pre-requisite COS1100 Intro to Cos, COS 01 Hair Analysis, COS1102Beauty Culture Science) COS1107Hair cutting, COS 1103 Hair Styling Art, COS 1104 Hair Coloring, COS 1106 Hair Braiding & Weaving, COS 1105 Hair Chemical,COS 1108 Manicure & Pedicure, FAC 1105 Facial)

2
COS 2288 Practicum (Pre-requisite all above courses) 6
Total Credit Hours Required for Completion 66