Department of Industrial Technology

Department of Industrial Technology

Department of Industrial Technology


Associate Degrees

The Department of Industrial Technology welcomes high school graduates and mature students who wish undertake studies which allow them to build practical skills, develop related soft skills and acquire foundation knowledge in various engineering disciplines.  The curriculum is built on the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) standards.

We offer an associate degree in: 

  • Electrical Installation
  • General Construction/Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Motor Vehicle Engine Systems AND
  • Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Our programmes of study include an internship component. Our industry partners have supported this venture over the years to the benefit of our students.  

General Construction/Civil Eng

Mechanical Maintenance

Electrical Installation

Motor Vehicle Engine Systems

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Course Load and Delivery Structure 

All our programme options are available to persons who wish to pursue full-time study. There is no part-time study at this time.  A typical course load is 15 credits.  As courses have varying credit weighting based on assigned hours, the number of courses in a semester will vary.  Competencies are developed and evaluated through practical and theoretical assessments.  Follow our Academic calendar here. 

Courses identified as prerequisites must be successfully completed before taking the next level course.

A class period is one hour.  Typically, the last class session is scheduled to start at 3:30 pm.  New students are issued a curriculum guide in their orientation package which specifies their programme requirements.  

The applicant who decides to pursue this programme must invest a personal laptop and tool kit as specified .

Entry Requirements

  • Recent High School Graduates: Your high school transcript up to Form 5 (Term 2). 
  • Adult students: 24 years or older, evidence of prior skills training or employment in related field will be valuable assets. The name and contact information for two (2) references. In the absence of that reference from persons who know your abilities and can speak to them


How long will it take?

Full-time students can expect to complete their degree in two years. To meet graduation requirements, students must successfully complete all prescribed courses for their degree option.  The total number of credits will vary by discipline. A grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or better is also required.

What will it cost?

Students pay EC$2,450 each year. 

Students must invest in a personal laptop and tool kit relevant to their discipline.

Graduation and Recognition for Outstanding Work

Our graduation ceremony is held in October.  Students must meet the credit requirement for their specific programme and have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 to graduate.

Graduands whose grade point average (GPA) falls between 3.60 and 3.84 are awarded Honours.  Those whose GPA falls between 3.85 and 4.30 are awarded High Honours.  These accolades are imprinted on the degree document and graduands wear designated regalia at the ceremony.

Graduands who excel to emerge top performers in their programme and department are awarded plaques.

How to Apply

Click Apply Now to create an applicant account and fill out our online application form. Applicants should be legal residents of Antigua and Barbuda and must submit documentation in support of this to have their application processed. 

Applicants who have been offered a place and do not register before the first week of classes will be subject to a late registration fee up to the end of week 3. Students must be in attendance for the first class session of week 3.  Thereafter, the offer of a place is automatically deferred to the next entry period for the programme. 

Fees are due upon registration.  


Why Study Here?

The level of practical applications aptly prepares graduates for the world of work.