DSC Students Attain Remarkable Results at the June 2012
City and Guilds International Examinations
Students of the Dominica State College (DSC) Faculty of Applied Arts and Technology (FAAT) achieved great success.in the June 2012 City and Guilds International Examination. They were assessed in the following four technical and vocational education and training.
- IVQ Diploma in Electrical Installation
- IVQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Systems
- IVQ Technician Diploma in Construction Theory
- IVQ Technician Certificate in Telecommunication Systems
The top performers were as follows:
IVQ Diploma in Electrical Installation
- Ju-Lee Thomas & Jules Blandon Thomas both with a distinction
IVQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Systems
- Kyle Toussaint, with four credits
- Gary Francis, with one credit
IVQ Technician Certificate in Telecommunication Systems
- Mickel Valentine with one distinction and one credit
- Rhon Williams and Imran Paul, both with one credit
IVQ technician Diploma in Construction Theory
- Kinisha Brown, with two distinctions and one merit
- Germiamah Junkere, with three distinctions and two merits
The performances in specific qualifications were as follows:
- IVQ Diploma in Electrical Installation: 100% pass in Electrical Installation 2 Principles
- IVQ Diploma in Motor Vehicle Systems: 100% pass in Engine Systems 3 & Chassis Systems 3 and 75% in Engine Systems 2;
- IVQ Technician Diploma in Construction Theory: 100% pass in Construction Techniques 2 Principles, 75% and 86% in Drawing & Surveying Techniques 2 Principles and Applied Scientific Techniques 2 Principles respectively, and 75%, Construction Measurement 3 Principles;
- IVQ Technician Certificate in Telecommunications Systems: 100% pass in Fundamentals of Electronic Communication and Communication Systems & Digital Networks.
These results endorse the quality of education and training that students of the FAAT receive in the areas identified above and strengthens DSC's resolve to be the leading tertiary education institution in Dominica, recognised for its high quality programmes, the competence of its faculty, and its responsiveness to the educational and training needs of the country.
An elated faculty Dean Mr. Rawle Leslie says, “I am delighted with this year’s results. It is an indication of students' commitment to perform with excellence.” Mr Leslie also recognizes the dedicated effort of the following Technical Instructors who contributed to the students' success-:
Derrick Guiste - Building & Civil Engineering
Joseph Matthew - Electrical Engineering
Reynold Bunche - Automobile Engineering
Remington Bruney - Electronic Engineering
The City and Guilds examinations are administered by the Department of continuing Education of the DSC.
City and Guilds International is one of the leading vocational education providers globally. Every year two million learners across 81 countries work towards 500 qualifications in every major industrial sector. Having offered international awards for over 100 years, they have earned the reputation for working closely with industry leaders, governments, employers and educational partners to develop relevant qualifications.