SJPI Closing Early Tomorrow

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will close at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, December 6. This is to facilitate preparations for the 14th Samuel Jackman Prescod Memorial Lecture, which will be held in the auditorium of the SJPI, Wildey, St. Michael, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Management of the SJPI regrets any inconvenience the early closure may cause. melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb …

SJPI Accreditation By 2020

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is pushing ahead to ensure that the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) becomes an accredited educational institution by the year 2020. Acting Minister of Education, Senator Lucille Moe, said the METVT had a “vested interest” in moving the Institution, along with all the other tertiary institutions under its ambit, …

SJPI To Close Early On Wednesday, Oct. 31

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology will close early on Wednesday, October 31. The institution will close to the public for business at 12:30 p.m. to allow staff to attend the funeral of one of their colleagues. However, students should note that all evening classes will continue as normal from 5:00 p.m. Management and …

SJPI Receives Donation From Trans-Tech

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is a demand for highly skilled and qualified mechanics and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is meeting that need through its Motor Vehicle Engineering Programme, and with the help of a number of business partnerships. The Institute recently received a donation of a Launch X413 diagnostic scanner, transmissions and engines from Trans-Tech Inc. during a presentation …

SJPI Students Trained In Protected Agriculture

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Second-year students of the Division of Agriculture at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) have been certified in the construction and management of greenhouses, under a Protected Agriculture course. The course, which ran from January to May 2018, sensitised students on greenhouse farming best practices. It was the result of a recent project collaboration between the SJPI and …

SJPI Extends Late Application Deadline

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is still time to apply for a number of courses at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The late application deadline has been extended until Wednesday, March 28, 2018, for certificate programmes being offered in Agriculture – Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and Crop Husbandry; Automotive Welding Engineering – Vehicle Body Repairs, Maritime Operations, …

SJPI To Host Inaugural Fashion Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will host its first annual SJPI Fashion Week from Monday, April 16, to Saturday, April 21. The Division of Human Ecology will be coordinating the week, which will commence with an opening ceremony and climax on Saturday, April 21, with the grand finale – a runway show featuring the best pieces from the …

SJPI’s Open House Next Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will hold its annual open house from Tuesday, February 6, to Friday, February 9. It will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and then from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. daily at the Wildey, St. Michael campus. Members of the public will be treated to a showcase of students’ work and live demonstrations. …