Pre-HND Access Programmes

The above-named programme has been designed to provide opportunity to students with Technical/Vocational educational background to pursue a one-year Access Course in English Language, Mathematics and Science.

The Final Examination will be conducted by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) after which successful applicants shall proceed to enroll in the Higher National Diploma programme. For a candidate to qualify to be admitted to the HND programme he/she must obtain a minimum pass of 50% in each of the three (3) subjects namely: English Language, Mathematics and Science.

ii)         Programmes Available

  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Commercial Arts (Textiles, Painting, Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture options)
  • HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • HND Fashion Design and Technology
  • HND Furniture Design and Production
  • HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production & Ref. & Air-condition options)

iii)        Duration

            One (1) Academic Year (i.e. two semesters of 16 weeks per semester).

iv)        Entry Requirements

Applicants should posses a minimum qualification of Intermediate or its equivalent.

Equivalence of SSSCE Grade to WASSCE Grades

Takoradi Polytechnic uses the new grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and with this system an aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement for all programmes. The following table shows this new grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

SSSCE

WASSCE

GRADE

INTERPRETATION OF GRADES

A

A1

1

Excellent

B

B2

2

Very Good

C

B3

3

Good

D

C4

4

 

Credit

 

C5

5

 

C6

6

E

D7

7

Pass

 

E8

8

Pass

 

NOTE: Candidates Awaiting Results should not apply.

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