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Programmes

REGULATIONS FOR THE CERTIFICATE OF ATTAINMENT: TRADES PREPARATORY YEAR (CERT I) (2014)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 120% aggregate total in English and 3 best subjects with at least a 25% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Statute/Regulations on Recognition of Prior learning/Credit & Recognition of current Competency, this programme consists of EIGHT courses as listed below:
Semester 1: TPY001, TPY002, TPY003, TPY004
Semester 2: TPY008, TPY009, TPY010, TPY012

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students, four courses per semester, for part-time students two courses per semester. An under load or overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean, Faculty of Technical Education.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Certificate of Attainment: Trades Preparatory Year, a student must pass all eight courses listed in 4 above.

7. These Regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II – AUTOMOTIVE (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE AND COURSE OBJECTIVES
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of fifteen courses: TAM150, TAM151, TAM152, TAM153, TAM154,
TAM155, TAM156, TAM157, TAM158, TAM159, TAM160, TAM199, TFA100, TOH100,
TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Six or seven courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Automotive a student must pass the fifteen courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

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REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II – FITTING AND MACHINING (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of fourteen courses: TFM150, TFM151, TFM152, TFM153, TFM154,
TFM155, TFM156, TFM157, TFM158, TFM159, TFM199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Six or seven courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Fitting and Machining a student must pass the
fourteen courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II – WELDING (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of thirteen courses: TWF150, TWF151, TWF152, TWF153, TWF154,
TWF155, TWF156, TWF157, TWF158, TWF199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Six or seven courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Welding a student must pass the thirteen courses
specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II CONSTRUCTION AND JOINERY (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of eleven courses: TCJ150, TCJ151, TCJ152, TCJ153, TCJ154, TCJ155, TCJ156 TCJ199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Five or six courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Samoa Certificate II – Construction a student must pass the eleven courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II- PLUMBING (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of thirteen courses: TPL150, TPL151, TPL152, TPL153, TPL154, TPL155, TPL156, TPL157, TPL158, TPL199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Six or seven courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Plumbing a student must pass the thirteen
courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II – ELECTRICAL (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of twelve courses: TEL150, TEL151, TEL152, TEL153, TEL154, TEL155, TEL156, TEL157, TEL199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Six courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Electrical a student must pass the twelve courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE SAMOA CERTIFICATE II – REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING (2015)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of eleven courses TRA150, TRA151, TRA152, TRA153, TRA154, TRA155, TRA156, TRA199, TFA100, TOH100, TCS105.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Five or six courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded the Samoa Certificate II – Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning a student must pass the eleven courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2018.

REGULATIONS FOR THE CERTIFICATE IN PANEL-BEATING AND SPRAY PAINTING (2012)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 140% aggregate total in English and best 3 subjects with at least a 30% in English.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than two semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of eleven courses: TCS108, TPP010, TPP011, TPP012, TPP013, TPP014, TPP015, TPP016, TPP017, TPP018, TPP019.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Five or six courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Certificate in Panel-beating and Spray Painting a student must pass the eleven courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2012.

REGULATIONS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN RADIO AND ELECTRONICS (2012)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
1.1. An applicant shall be eligible to be considered for admission to the Diploma in Radio and Electronics if that applicant has:
a) On the basis of raw marks in the SSLC exam or equivalent, at least 180% aggregate
total in English, Maths and best 2 subjects with at least a 40% in English and 40% in Maths.
b) Mature entry:
i. Is at least 20 years of age on 1 February of year of admission, and
ii. Has at least two years full-time relevant work experience and/or training (for which references from past and current employers or trainers must be supplied).
1.2. Selection for admission to the Diploma in Radio and Electronics from among eligible applicants shall be on the basis of performance in an interview.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than four semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Statute, this programme consists of eighteen courses: TCO106, TCO111, TCS105, TMA110, TMA120,
TRE110, TRE111, TRE112, TRE120, TRE121, TCS206, TRE210, TRE211, TRE212, TRE220, TRE221, TRE222, TRE223.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
Four or five courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To be awarded a Diploma in Radio and Electronics a student must pass the eighteen
courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2012.

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (2013)

1. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
An applicant shall be eligible to be admitted to the Bachelor of Technical and Vocational Education and Training if that applicant:
a) Has completed the requirements for at least a Certificate III vocational or technical qualification and has either three years’ experience as an instructor in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) or has five years relevant work experience,
or
b) Has qualified for Admission with Standing – see Statute on Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit.

2. MODE OF STUDY
Full-time or part-time.

3. DURATION
Not less than six semesters.

4. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
4.1 Unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Regulations, this programme consists of twenty-four courses: eight from the General Strand, eight from the Technical Strand and eight from either the Management Strand or the Education Strand as prescribed in the schedule at the end of these regulations.
4.2 The maximum number of courses that may be credited towards a Bachelor of Technical and Vocational Education and Training is eight.

5. PROGRAMME LOAD
For full-time students four courses per semester, part-time students two courses per semester. An underload or an overload has to be approved and signed for on the Enrolment form by the Dean or the Dean’s nominee.

6. PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS
To graduate with a Bachelor of Technical and Vocational Education and Training a student must pass the twenty-four courses specified in 4 above.

7. These regulations are effective from 1 January, 2013.

SCHEDULE
General Strand: TCO111, HSA100, , HVE111, HVE211, HVE212, plus three elective courses, at least one of which must be above 100-level
Technical Strand: HVE141, HVE142, HVE241, HVE242, HVE243, HVE341, HVE342, HVE343
Education Strand: HNS163, HVE121; HVE221, HVE222, HVE223, HVE311, HVE321, HVE322
Management Strand: HMG161, HMG162, HMG203, HMG204, HMG206, HMG361, HMG362, HMG366

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