Absorptive Capacity Programme

The Absorptive Capacity Programme, a HEART Trust/NTA and Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE) partnership Students are to undergo skills training offered in industry-driven areas targeted for economic growth including Business Process Outsourcing, Agriculture, Transportation and Logistics and Hospitality Services. The programme is being implemented through a partnership between the Joint Committee for Tertiary Education (JCTE) and the HEART Trust/NTA in light of demands for increased access to higher learning skills training opportunities.

The Absorptive Capacity Programme is geared towards persons who are desirous of obtaining technical vocational education and training.
Graduates can work in areas such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Hospitality Services
  • Transportation and Logistics

Additional Programme Information


There are no academic requirements for entry.

The Absorptive Capacity Programme offers training in personal development, basic computer usage, mathematics and english language.

Application forms may be collected from the College’s Admissions Office or downloaded from our website.
Additional information about the programme including information on the tuition structure for the programme can be obtained from our Admissions office : (876) 630-1772

Start of the programme varies. Contact the admissions department for more details.

The programme is currently delivered full-time.

To be awarded the certificate students must complete all courses in the programme

Main Campus

Box 233 Waterford P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 630-1770 ext.538-40

Old Harbour Campus

41 East Street Old Harbour P.O.
St. Catherine
Tel.: 745-4702 ext.3226