VIT enrollment underway

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The Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) opened its doors for the 2021 academic year enrollment this week.

Even though VIT encountered a few challenges last year, VIT Acting Principal, Wade Evans confirmed that VIT will be offering 14 courses this year.

The courses provided this year are as follows:

Certificate Level I: Certificate I in Joinery, Furniture and Cabinet Making (furniture making), Certificate I in Electrotechnology, Certificate I in Automotive Engineering.

Certificate Level II: Certificate II in Business (Administration services), Certificate II in Computing ( Computer supports/software and hardware), Certificate II in Construction (General construction) Certificate II in Mechanical engineering (metal production), Certificate II in Hospitality (Food preparation), Certificate II in Hospitality ( Accommodation services), Certificate II in Tourism (Tour operations, Certificate II in Tourism ( Customer Services), Certificate II in Fine Arts and Crafts.

Certificate III: Certificate III in Resilience (Climate Change &Disaster Risk Reduction)

Certificate IV: Certificate IV in Finance (Accounting).

Last year in December, when introducing the VIT COVID Bursary, a historic event in partnership with APTC aimed to address students financially as they proceed towards their educational goals, especially within this COVID-19 crisis, Mr Evans stated that VIT will be offering 14 — 20 programs including, Certificate IV in Accounting/Finance, Certificate IV in Building and Construction and hopefully Certificate IV in Information and Communications Technology.

“This year we hope students will notice the changes in their classes. VIT is still going through a new phase,” he said.

Principal Evans said VIT aims to be the center of excellence for TVET and is focusing on training industries as well this year onwards.

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