Pre-College Programme

Many students leave the secondary school system without passes in Mathematics, English Language and Science, subjects that are usually required for matriculation into programmes at the VTDI and other tertiary institutions.  In light of this, The Pre-College programme was designed to offer these standard courses to students, thus enabling their access to programmes at the VTDI.

Entry Requirements
Minimum of two (2) CXC subject passes or equivalent qualification, excluding English and/or Mathematics OR
Mature entry qualification, excluding English and /or Mathematics.

Programme Duration
1 Year (3 Semesters)


Programme Modality
The programme is offered on a full time and part time basis on the Mandeville and main campuses of the VTDI


Programme Schedule 
Days offered:  Kingston and Mandeville: Monday – Saturdays
Full Time – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Part Time – 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 


Total Number of Credits


Programme Structure – Full Time

   Year 1  
 Semester 1 College English 1
College Mathematics 1
Integrated Science 1
Introduction to Computer Studies
Professional Development Workshop 1
 Semester  2 College English 2
College Mathematics 2
Integrated Science 2
Professional Development Workshop 2
 Summer Semester College Mathematics 3
Integrated Science 3

Award Type: Certificate of Completion and Acceptance to Programme of choice