Education and Training

UNIVERSITIES

The University of the West Indies

The University of the West Indies

  • 5 faculties & 12 professional schools, 2 Campuses – Kingston & Montego Bay.
  • Offers more than 200 programmes with an enrollment of 36,000.

Main Campus - Kingston

The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica W.I.
Mona
Kingston 7
Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (876) 927-1660-9
Fax: (876) 927-2765
Website: www.mona.uwi.edu/

Montego Bay Campus

The University of the West Indies, Mona, Western Campus, Jamaica W.I.
10 Queens Drive
Montego Bay, St James
Jamaica W.I
Tel: (876) 940-4349
Fax: (876)971-1283
Email: wjcinfo@uwimona.edu.jm
Website: www.mona.uwi.edu/wjc/

Northern Caribbean University

Northern Caribbean University

A private, liberal-arts institution with 5 college. Owned and operated by the Jamaica Union Conference and the Atlantic Caribbean Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists.

Main Campus

Mandeville, Manchester
Jamaica W.I
Tel: (876) 618-1652, 963-7000, 963-7400
Fax: (876) 962-0075
Email: info@ncu.edu.jm
Website: www.ncu.edu.jm

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean formerly known as the “University College of the Caribbean” is Jamaica’s largest non-affiliated, privately held University offering professional Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes along with customized training programmes. UCC was established in January 2004.

In June 2005 UCC they partnered with Florida International University (FIU), the University of Florida (UF). In May 2005, UCC obtained official recognition and registered centre status from the prestigious University of London to offer both the Diploma in Law (now the Certificate of Higher Education in Law) and Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) in partnership with that University.

Contact Info:

17 Worthington Avenue
Kingston 5, Jamaica W.I
Tel: +1(876) 665-3000
Email: direct@ucc.edu.jm

Colbourne College

Colbourne College

Colbourne College is now duly owned and operated by The American Institute Of Management Sciences - AIM.  AIM operates on-line campuses under the laws of the State of Florida, USA and face-to-face campuses in Jamaica under the Ministry Of Education.

Contact Info - Caribbean Office:

Colbourne College Admission Office
6 Hillview Avenue, Kingston 10
Tel: (876)906-8085
Fax: (876) 906-8401    
Email: admin@colbournecollege.com
Website: http://www.colbournecollege.com/

Royale College of Arts & Social Sciences

Royale College of Arts & Social Sciences

The Royale College of Arts and Social Sciences was founded in January 2004. Students therefore have the option of attending classes: days, evenings, or weekends.

Contact Info:

26 Manchester Ave,
May Pen P.O.
Clarendon
Tel: (876) 314-9532 / (876) 618-1131

Caribbean Aviation Training Center

Caribbean Aviation Training Center

Caribbean Aviation Training Center offers multiple levels of flight training and education from the Private Pilot Licence all the way to the Airline Transport Pilot Licence.

Contact Info:

Tinson Pen Aerodrome
Marcus Garvey Drive
Kingston 11
Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (876) 757 0211
Website: http://www.catcja.com/

B & B University College

B & B University College

Established in 1984, B&B University College is a private, tertiary-level educational institution providing quality career and professional development training in a variety of fields. Since 1999 they are approved to offer the Certificate in Management Studies programme from the University of the West Indies. Partners also include Scottish university programmes from the Heriot-Watt University and the Edinburgh Business School.

Contact Info:

15 Carlton Crescent,
Kingston,
Jamaica W. I
Tel: (876) 908-4810
(876) 968-0695, 929-7662
Fax: (876) 929-0573
Email: info@bbucjm.com / students@bbucjm.com

University of Technology

University of Technology

Over 100 programmes at Certificate, Diploma & Degree levels. Academic offerings & development modeled on English Polytechnic. Emphasis on flexibility of approach, work-based learning, professional linkages. Several programmes franchised through links with Community Colleges.

Contact Info:

237 Old Hope Road
Kingston
Jamaica W. I
Tel: 876-927-1680
Website: www.utech.edu.jm

The Caribbean Maritime University

The Caribbean Maritime University

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), is the premier tertiary institution for maritime education, training, research and consultancy in the Western Hemisphere. Established in 1980, through a joint project between the Governments of Jamaica and the Kingdom of Norway. The only International approved maritime education and training institution in Jamaica it recently received ISO certification of its quality system by Lloyds of London. CMI is a world class institution.

Contact Info:

Palisados Park
Norman Manley Highway
P.O. Box 8081
Kingston C.S.O.
Jamaica W.I
Tel: (876) 924-8150, (876) 618-2408
Fax: (876) 924-8158
Email: info@cmu.edu.jm
Website: cmu.edu.jm/

Mico University College

Mico University College

Founded in 1836, Mico University College holds the enviable record of being the oldest teacher training institution in the Western Hemisphere and the English speaking world. Maintaining this solid foundation is part of the College’s Strategic Plan which envisions the institution becoming a University College, offering first degrees in Primary and Secondary Education, Educational Administration, Special Education, Guidance and Counselling, and Science Education.

Contact Info:

The Mico University College 
1A Marescaux Road 
Kingston 5 
Tel: 1 (876) 929-5260, 754-5021/7180/7182
Website: https://www.themico.edu.jm/web/www/home

The Western Hospitality Institute

The Western Hospitality Institute

The Western Hospitality Institute (WHI) at the Mel Nathan College/International University of the Caribbean (IUC) was established in September 1988. The WHI is the only UCJ accredited Associate Degree in Culinary Chef Management and the only UCJ accredited BSc in Hospitality & Tourism Management.

The IUC is operated by the United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman. The IUC also owns the Mel Nathan College and the College of Leadership and Theological Development (CLTD).

Contact Info:

WHI Head Office
674 Halfmoon Drive, 
Coral Gardens, 
Rose Hall, St. James 
Jamaica W.I. 
Tel: (876) 953-0810 / (876) 584-5850
WHI Main campus
18 East Street, 
Montego Bay, St. James
Jamaica W.I.
Website: http://westernhospitality.com.jm/testversion/index.html

International University of the Caribbean

International University of the Caribbean

The International University of the Caribbean was founded by the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands in November 2005. It consists of two educational entities: College for Leadership and Theological Development (CLTD) [formerly the Institute for Theological and Leadership Development] and the Mel Nathan College.

Contact Info:

47 Old Hope Road
Kingston 5
Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (876) 754-1921/7869
Fax: (876) 908-0189
Email: communicationsadmin@iuc.edu.jm
Website: http://www.iuc.edu.jm/

Caribbean Aerospace College

Caribbean Aerospace College

An Approved Training Organization offers the best and latest in aviation training.

Contact Info:

Tinson Pen Aerodrome
1 Marcus Garvey Drive
Kingston 11
Tel: (876) 758-0786
Email:
  1. admin1@caribbeanaerospacecollege.com
  2. admissions@caribbeanaerospacecollege.com
Website: http://caribbeanaerospacecollege.com/

All American Institute of Medical Sciences

All American Institute of Medical Sciences

AAIMS offers a wide variety of programmes for persons interested in pursuing a career in medicine.

Contact Info - Kingston Office:

107 Constant Spring Rd,
Kingston 10,
Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876)-924-0952
Fax: (876)-924-0957
Email: info@aaims.edu.jm

Jamaica Campus:

66 High Street, Black River, Jamaica, West Indies
Tel: (876)-634-4068
Fax: (876)-634-4109
USA Tel: 1 630-297-4607
Fax: 1 800-431-1736
Email: info@aaims.edu.jm

 

OTHER INSTITUTIONS

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) is the premier arts college in the English-speaking Caribbean. Its mission is to enrich the artistic sensibilities and promote the cultural diversity of the Caribbean through the highest quality education and training in the visual and performing arts. The college operates a total of six Schools.

Programmes offered - 1year Certificate, 2year Associate and 4year Bachelors Degree programmes. A Master of Arts in Art Education is also offered in conjunction with the Ohio State University (OSU).

Contact Info:

1 Arthur Wint Dr,
Kingston,
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 929-2350

GC Foster College of Physical Education & Sport

GC Foster College of Physical Education & Sport

The G.C. Foster College of Physical Education & Sport was the first of its kind to be established in the English Speaking Caribbean in September 1980. It is a full-time residential institution which provides training for Teachers, Coaches, Massage Therapists and other Sports Professionals.

Contact Info:

Angels Spanish Town P.O.
St. Catherine
Jamaica W.I.
Email: info@gcfc.edu.jm
Tel: (876) 619-1097- 9 / (876) 619-1101 - 4
Website: http://www.gcfostercollege.edu.jm/

Stony Hill Heart Academy

The Stony Hill Academy is a technical and vocational training institute that trains persons 17yrs and older in the areas of - Commercial Skills, Information Communication Technology and Early Childhood Care Education and Development. Programmes Offered: Accounting Clerk level 2, Business Administration, Cisco IT Essentials 2, Web Page Design.

Contact Info:

Stony Hill P.O.
Stony Hill,
Kingston 9
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 942-2557/3057/2016
Website: https://etvet.heart-nta.org/course/index.php?categoryid=2

HEART College of Beauty Services

The School Of Cosmetology is the leading training institution in Jamaica and the Caribbean, offering up to Level Four (associate degree) in professional make-up artistry and hairdressing. In addition, spa, massage and general beauty therapy courses are offered to Level Three (diploma).

Contact Info:

10 Hope Road,
Kingston 10,
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 926-6639 / (876) 929-1803
Website: https://hcbs.heart-nta.org/

HEART College of Construction Services (HCCS)

Vocational school formerly known as Portmore Heart Academy.

Contact Info:

Waterford,
Portmore, St Catherine
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 988-1122
Website: https://hccs.heart-nta.org/

Dental Auxiliary School – UTECH School of Oral Health Sciences

Dental Auxiliary School – UTECH School of Oral Health Sciences

UTECH’s School of Oral Health Sciences offers a two-year Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, and a one-year Certified Dental Assistant diploma.

Contact Info:

237 Old Hope Road
Kingston
Jamaica W. I
Tel: 876-927-1680
Website: www.utech.edu.jm

HEART Trust/NTA

HEART Trust/NTA

The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust, National Training Agency known as ‘HEART’ was formed in 1982. The organization focuses on the creation of a highly skilled, productive and competitive workforce. 

The HEART Trust/NTA operates 27 Technical and Vocational Education and Training locations which focus on providing a variety of training options to ALL Jamaicans seeking to advance their career options. Programmes accept students leaving school and persons currently employed who require training and certification.

Head Office

6B Oxford Road
Kingston 5
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 929-3410-8 / (876) 929-2478
Fax: (876) 929-2478
Website: https://www1.heart-nta.org/Contact/HEART-Locations

HEART College of Hospitality Services

The HEART College of Hospitality Services is committed to preparing workers through experiential and cooperative learning to meet the demands of a changing hospitality industry and to the continuous professional development of staff.

Contact Info:

P.O. Box 98
Runaway Bay
St Ann,
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 973-3442 / (876) 973-2671
Fax: (876) 973-2693
Website: https://hchs.heart-nta.org/

Jamaican - German Automotive School (JAGAS)

TVET Engineering Institute

Contact Info:

87A Maxfield Avenue,
Kingston 13,
Kingston
Tel: (876) 968-7934,7935,7936
Website: https://tec.heart-nta.org/course/index.php?categoryid=3

TEACHER TRAINING COLLEGES

Bethlehem Moravian College

http://www.bmc.edu.jm/

Catholic College of Mandeville

https://ccm.edu.jm/

Churches Teachers College

http://www.ctc.edu.jm/

Moneague College

http://home.moneaguecollege.edu.jm/

Montego Bay Community College

http://mbcc.edu.jm/

Saint Joseph’s Teachers College

http://www.sjtc.edu.jm/sjtcedu/

Sam Sharpe Teachers College

http://sstc.edu.jm/

Shortwood Teachers College

http://stcoll.edu.jm/

Hydel College of Jamaica

http://www.thehydeluniversitycollege.com/

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Brown’s Town Community College

http://www.brownstowncommcoll.edu.jm/

Excelsior Community College

https://www.ecc.edu.jm/

Knox Community College

http://kcc.edu.jm/programmes/

Mandeville Legal College

Website – not available

Portmore Community College Portmore

http://www.portmorecommunitycollege.com/programme/

Saint John’s College (Nursing)

https://www.facebook.com/St-Johns-College-and-Preparatory-School-345186908872331/

OTHER COLLEGES

Bethel Bible College

https://www.bethelbiblecollegecaribbean.edu.jm/

Caribbean Graduate School of Theology

https://www.cgstonline.org/

Caribbean Institute of Business

Webpage – not available

Caribbean Wesleyan College

http://www.ucj.org.jm/institution/caribbean-wesleyan-college/

College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE)

https://case.edu.jm/web/

College of Insurance and professional Studies

https://www.facebook.com/College-of-Insurance-and-Professional-Studies-103042826418996/

Crowne Professional College

Webpage – not available

Durham College of Commerce

Webpage – not available

Jamaica Theological Seminary

https://www.facebook.com/jatheosem/

Management Institute of National Development

https://www.facebook.com/mindorg/

Midland Bible Institute

https://www.facebook.com/midlandbibleinstitute/

Pre-University School (pre-UWI)

http://www.open.uwi.edu/trinidad_tobago/pre-university-programmes%3Fx

Regent College of the Caribbean

https://www.facebook.com/Regent-College-of-the-Caribbean-279516535420524/

United Theological College of the West Indies

http://www.utcwi.edu.jm/

Vector Technology Institute

https://www.vti.edu.jm/

Vocational Training Development Institute

http://vtdi.heart-nta.org/

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