Accra Polytechnic 2014 Admission application /Requirement

All Applications  into Accra Polytechnic 2014 Admission a are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission to any of the following

programmes for the 2013/2014 Academic Year.
1. TERTIARY PROGRAMMES
A. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME
B.Tech Fashion Design & Textiles
B.Tech Science Laboratory Technology
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR B.TECH PROGRAMMES
i. HND Certificate in relevant field
ii. Applicants must have at least one (1) year of relevant working experience

B. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES
BUSINESS & ARTS PROGRAMMES
HND Building Technology
HND Civil Engineering
HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering
HND Furniture Design and Production
HND Mechanical Engineering
HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
HND Science Laboratory Technology
HND Statistics
HND Computer Science
MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR B.TECH AND HND PROGRAMMES

1. BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

1. B.Tech Fashion Design & Textiles
2. B.Tech Science Laboratory Technology

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR B.TECH PROGRAMMES

i. HND Certificate in relevant field
ii. Applicants must have at least one (1) year relevant working experience

2. HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME)

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. A minimum of two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level credit passes in relevant subjects. A pass in General Paper will be an
advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE) / West African Senior School Certificate Examinations
(WASSCE).

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English
language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English
Language, Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS FOR BUSINESS & ARTS PROGRAMMES

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A- D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

D. DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) CANDIDATES

Four (4) WASSCE passes (A1 –C6) or four (4) SSSCE passes (A – D) or four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/GBCE credit passes
including English Language and Mathematics, plus the DBS qualification (at least passes in five (5) subjects) could be
used as entry qualification for relevant HND programme.

E. OTHER CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA APPLICANTS

i. Technician Certificate/|Advance Certificate of G.E.S./ City and Guilds / Certificate II .
OR
ii. DBS Accounting /Secretarial /Marketing/ Purchasing & Supply / Management /Statistics / Option.
OR
iii. Advanced Business Certificate Examinations.
OR 3
iv. A certificate from a recognised higher institution.
OR
vii. A diploma from a recognised higher institution.
OR
vi. Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Level I
OR
vi. A degree.

F. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) credit passes in GCE ‘O’ Level/ SSSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a one (1) year teaching experience.

G. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

H. FOREIGN APPLICANTS

All foreign qualifications should be referred to the National Accreditation Board (NAB) for determination of equivalences
and eligibility to HND Programmes.

NB: IN ALL CASES CANDIDATES WILL BE EXPECTED TO MEET DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

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SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE

SCIENCE LABORATORY DEPARTMENT

1. B.TECH SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

DURATION: Eighteen (18) months Top-Up

i. HND in Science Laboratory Technology with a minimum of second class lower division

ii. Applicants must have at least one (1) year of relevant working experience

2. HND SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

DURATION: Three (3) years.

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in science subjects. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any science related subjects.

B. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

a. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language, Integrated
Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects from one of the under listed options:

b. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects from one of the following options:

i. Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Animal Husbandry / Horticulture
ii. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
iii. Physics, Chemistry and General Agriculture

C. SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

i.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
ii. Three (3) passes in SLT Part I. Credit will be an advantage.

D. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) credit passes in GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSSCE including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.
AND
v. Must have a science background

E. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ’O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language Mathematics and
science related subjects.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS DEPARTMENT

HND STATISTICS

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics or Statistics and either Physics or Chemistry or Geography.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or Statistics and any other numerate
subject eg. Economics, Geography, Accounting.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

a. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language, Integrated
Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects from one of the under listed options:

b. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects from one of the following options:

i. Elective Mathematics, Economics and Geography
ii. Elective Mathematics, Accounting and Costing/Management
iii. Elective Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics
iv. Elective Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Applied Electricity

Applicants without Elective Mathematics but with ‘A1’ or ‘B2’ and its equivalent in Core Mathematics would be considered on the
strength of their elective subjects.

C OTHER APPLICANTS

i. Diploma in Statistics from a recognised institution.
OR
ii. One-year certificate in Statistics from a recognised institution (plus passes in English and Mathematics)
OR
iii. City and Guilds Technician Diploma in Information Technology or Data Processing.

D TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. Must have Mathematics or Science background.

E. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ LEVEL / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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HOTEL CATERING AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

HND HOTEL CATERING AND INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in science subjects. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any science related subject.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

a. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language, Integrated
Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

b. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. 812/2 (706/2) APPLICANTS

i. 812/2 (706/2) Certificate
AND
ii. 812/1 (706/1) Certificate
AND
iii. Credit passes in GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE English Language, Mathematics and Science plus a minimum of one
(1) year working experience in relevant area.

D. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

E. INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT (IM) APPLICANTS

i. Institutional Management (IM) Certificate.
AND
ii. GCE ‘O’ level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science plus a
minimum of one (1) year working experience in relevant area.

F. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four or Two years Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

G. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) credit passes in GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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FASHION DESIGN AND TEXTILES DEPARTMENT

1. B.TECH FASHION DESIGN & TEXTILES

DURATION: Eighteen (18) months Top-Up

i. HND in Fashion Design & Textiles

ii. Applicants must have at least one (1) year of relevant working experience

2. HND FASHION DESIGNING AND TEXTILES STUDIES

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

a. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English language,
and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

b. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English and
Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. ADVANCED FASHION APPLICANTS

i. Advanced Fashion Certificate
AND
ii. Intermediate Fashion certificates or NVTI Grade II & Grade I certificates plus four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE /
WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

D. TEACHER APPLICANT

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

E DEGREE APPLICANT

A degree from a recognised institution.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).
v. Evidence of creativity in applicant portfolio would be an added advantage.

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COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

HND COMPUTER SCIENCE

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any science related subject.
AND
iii. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in any numerate subjects such as Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Physics
Geography or Accounting. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.

B. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

a. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language, Integrated
Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects including Elective Mathematics. Pass in Physics, Electronics
or Applied Electricity will be an advantage.

b. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects including Elective Mathematics. Pass in Physics,
Electronics or Applied Electricity will be an advantage.

C. OTHER APPLICANTS

i. A minimum of two (2) passes in Advanced Business Certificate Examination (ABCE) in Information Technology
(WAEC) plus four (4) GBCE credit passes including English Langue, Mathematics and Science.
OR
ii Technician Certificate in Computer Science of Information Technology from a recognised higher institution plus GCE
‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and Science.
OR
iv. City and Guilds certificate in Information Technology or Data Processing
(a) Technician Certificate (Passes in two (2) subjects)
(b) Technician Diploma (Passes in two (2) subjects)
(c) Advance Diploma (Passes in two (2) subjects)

OR
v. EET I and EET II Certificates

OR
vi. A Degree

D. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four or Two years Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
vii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
vi. At least, a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience

E. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
viii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES DEPARTMENT

HND SECRETARYSHIP AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES

DURATION: Three (3) years

A GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i.. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A- D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including
English Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C DBS APPLICANTS

i.. Passes in five (5) DBS subjects
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / RSA II / GBCE / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

D. GHANA COMMERCIAL EXAMINATION (RSA III)/ ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS (ABCE)

i. Two (2) passes in RSA III/ABCE
AND
ii. Four (4) credit passes in RSA II / GBCE / GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE including English Language and
Mathematics.

E. NACVET/NVTI/GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAL SCHOOL APPLICANT

i.. Senior Stenographer or Stenographer Grade I certificate holder must have passes in all subject.
AND
ii. GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Mathematics.

F. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE WASSCE credit passes including English language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

G. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/RSA II / GBCE/ SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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HND BILINGUAL SECRETARYSHIP

 For HND Bilingual Secretaryship and Management Studies a pass in ‘A’ Level French or credit in SSSCE/WASSCE
French is a pre-requisite.
 Teacher applicants’ must have French background.
 Mature applicants’ must have credit in SSSCE / WASSCE French.
 Other requirements are as stated above for HND Secretaryship and Management Studies.

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MARKETING DEPARTMENT

HND MARKETING

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A- D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and
Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. DBS APPLICANTS

i.. Passes in five (5) DBS subjects
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / RSA II / GBCE / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.

D GHANA COMMERICIAL EXAMINATION (RSA III)/ADVANCE BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS (ABCE)

i.. A minimum of two (2) passes in RSA III/ABCE.
AND
ii.. Four (4) RSA II / GBCE / GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / RSA II / GBCE / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

G. OTHER APPLICANTS

Candidates possessing professional qualifications such as passes at the foundation stages of the examinations
conducted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), London Chamber of Commerce Institute (LCCI) Higher Stage
Group Diploma, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, (United Kingdom) must have four (4) credit passes in
GCE ‘O’ Level /RSA II/GBCE/SSSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics.

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PURCHASING & SUPPLY DEPARTMENT

HND PURCHASING & SUPPLY

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ APPLICANTS

i.. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A- D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language
and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. DBS APPLICANTS

i.. Passes in five (5) DBS subjects
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level RSA II / GBCE/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

D GHANA COMMERICIAL EXAMINATION (RSA III) ADVANCE BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS (ABCE)

i.. A minimum of two (2) passes in RSA III/ABCE.
AND
ii.. Four (4) RSA II /GBCE or GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
i. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
AND
iii. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level /RSA II/ GBCE /SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics
iii. Must have at least one year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

G. OTHER APPLICANTS

Candidates possessing professional qualifications such as passes at the foundation stages of the examinations conducted
by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), London Chamber of Commerce Institute (LCCI) Higher Stage Group Diploma,
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, (United Kingdom) must have four (4) credit passes in GCE ‘O’ Level /RSA II
/GBCE/SSSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics.

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ACCOUNTANCY DEPARTMENT

HND ACCOUNTANCY

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A- D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English Language and
Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, including English
Language and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C DBS APPLICANTS

i. Passes in five (5) DBS subjects
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / RSA II / GBCE / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.

D GHANA COMMERICIAL EXAMINATION (RSA III)/ADVANCED BUSINESS CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (ABCE)

i. Two (2) passes in RSA III/ABCE.
AND
ii. Four (4) RSA II/GBCE or Four (4) GCE ‘O’ L/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.

E. TEACHER APPLICANT

i. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level /SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including Core English and Core Mathematics.
AND
iv. At least a minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

F. OTHER APPLICANTS

i. Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Accountancy.
OR
ii. Ghana Accounting Technician (GAT):- A minimum of Part I.
OR
iii. Level I of ACCA or ICA (Gh)

G. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level / RSA II / GBCE / SSSCE / WASSCE credit passes including English Language and
Mathematics.
iii. Must have one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

HND ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes in Mathematics and Physics. A pass in Chemistry will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

i. EET Part I certificate plus EET II certificate.
OR
ii. Pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD).
OR
iii.. City and Guilds Technician certificate and Technician Diploma plus Advance Technician Diploma certificate.
OR
iv. EET I certificate plus credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE Core Mathematics, Core English and
Core/Integrated Science

D. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i.. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii.. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate
AND
iii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two (2)
Science subjects.
AND
iv.. A minimum of three (3) years teaching experience.
AND
v. Must have Science or Mathematics background from the Training College.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i.. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii.. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level /SSSCE/WAASCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and
two science related subjects.
iii.. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

HND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. . Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level credit passes in Mathematics and Physics. A pass in Chemistry will be an advantage.
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Elective
Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Metal Work, Engineering Science, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity/Electronics
or any related subjects.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Elective
Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Metal Work, Engineering Science, Auto Mechanics, Applied Electricity/Electronics
or any related subjects.

C TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

i. Refrigeration Technician Part II certificate
OR
ii. Pass in Motor Vehicle Technician Part II with passes in all subjects.
OR.
iii. Mechanical Engineering Technician Part II with passes in subjects.
OR
iv. Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD) certificate.

v. MVT I or METI plus credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE Core Mathematics, Core English and Core/Integrated
Science.

D. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i.. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii.. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate
AND
iii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) science subjects or four (4)
SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two science subjects.
AND
iv.. A minimum of three (3) years teaching experience.

v.. Must have Science and Mathematics background

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes or four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language,
Mathematics and Science related subjects.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

(APPLICANTS WITH PART II MUST FULFIL REQUIREMENTS FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PART I OR MOTOR
VEHICLE TECHNICIAN PART I)

***NOTE: APPLICANTS WITH REF. TECH. II DON’T REQUIRE REF. TECH. I SINCE IT IS A TWO YEAR CONTINUOUS PROGRAMME.

HND BUILDING TECHNOLOGY

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i.. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE/WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Elective Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Economics, Metal Work, Technical Drawing, Wood Work and Building
Construction.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Elective Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Economics, Metal Work, Technical Drawing, Wood Work and Building
Construction.

C TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS

i. CTC I and CTC II certificate (Old Scheme).
OR
ii. Pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD).
OR
iii. Must pass HNC in Civil Engineering
OR
iv. CTC I and CTC II certificate (New Scheme). CTC III certificate will be and advantage.
OR
v. CTC I plus credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE Core Mathematics, Core English and Core/Integrated Science.

D. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS
i.. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii.. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate.
AND
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two (2)
science subjects.
AND
vi.. A minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

v.. Must have Mathematics or Science background from the Training College.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i.. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two
science subjects .
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience in relevant areas.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

HND CIVIL ENGINEERING

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes. A pass in General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language, Integrated
Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology Elective Mathematics,
Geography/Economics, Technical Drawing, Building Construction or any related subject.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology Elective
Mathematics, Geography/Economics, Technical Drawing, Building Construction or any related subject.

C. TECHNICAN APPLICANTS

i.. CTC I and CTC II certificate (Old Scheme)
OR
ii.. Must pass HNC in Civil Engineering
OR
iii. Pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD).
OR
iv. CTC I and CTC II certificate (New Scheme). CTC III certificate will be an advantage.

v. CTC I plus credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE Core English Language, Core Mathematics and Core/Integrated
Science.

D. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

E. TEACHER APPLICANTS
i.. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii.. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate
AND
iii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSCE/WAASCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two (2)
science subjects.
AND
vi.. A minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

v.. Must have Mathematics or Science background from the Training college.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics two
science subjects.
iii. Must have at least one (1) year working experience in relevant area.
iv. Must pass Mature Students’ Entrance Examinations (English Language, Mathematics and an Aptitude Test).

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FURNITURE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT

HND FURNITURE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

DURATION: Three (3) years

A. GCE ‘A’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

i.. Two (2) GCE ‘A’ Level passes from the following: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics,
Geography, History, and Fine Art. A pass in the General Paper will be an advantage.
AND
ii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.

B. SSSCE / WASSCE APPLICANTS

i. SSSCE Candidates: Passes (A – D) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective
Mathematics, Technical Drawing and Building Construction, Wood Work, or any related subject.

ii. WASSCE Candidates: Passes (A1 – C6) in five (5) subjects comprising three core subjects, English language,
Integrated Science and Mathematics, plus two (2) elective subjects.

C. WOOD TRADE & RELATED TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

i.. Pass in Advance Certificate in Wood Trade – Carpentry and Joinery or Furniture Construction with passes in all
subjects.
OR
ii.. CTC I and CTC II certificate (Old Scheme) or CTC I and CTC II certificate (New Scheme)
OR
iii.. The City and Guilds of London Institute.
OR
iv.. Pass in Ordinary Technician Diploma (OTD)

D. TEACHER APPLICANTS

i.. Four-year Certificate ‘A’.
OR
ii.. Three-year Post Secondary Teacher’s Certificate
AND
iii.. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and two (2)
science subjects.
AND
vi.. A minimum of one (1) year teaching experience.

v.. Must have Mathematics or Science background from the Training College.

E. PRE-HND (ACCESS COURSE) APPLICANTS

Applicants must pass all subjects (English, Mathematics and Science) in the NAPBTEX Access Course.

F. MATURE APPLICANTS

i.. Must be at least 25 years old.
ii.. Must have four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level/SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and
two science subjects.
iii.. Must have at least one (1) year working experience.
iv.. Must pass a written aptitude test (English Language, Mathematics, General Knowledge).

NON-HND PROGRAMMES

1. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PART II (EET II)

i Pass in EET Part I.
OR
ii Pass in Electrical Installation Work Advance (Course ‘C’).
OR
iii Pass in Radio and Television Part II.
OR
iv Pass in Telecommunication Part II.

(APPLICANTS MUST SATISFY REQUIREMENT FOR EET PART I)

2. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PART I (EET I)

i. Four (4) passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English, Core Mathematics and any two (2) elective
science subjects.
OR
ii. Pass in Telecommunications Part I.
OR.
iii. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics.
OR
iv. Pass in Electrical Installation Work (Course B).

3 CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN COURSE PART II (CTC II)
Pass in Construction Technician Course Part I with at least one year working experience.

APPLICANTS MUST SATISFY REQUIREMENTS FOR GCC

4. CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN COURSE PART I (CTC I)

Passes in all General Course in Construction GCC) subjects or General Engineering subjects or passes in four (4)GCE
‘O’ Level subjects including English Language and Mathematics or four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including Core
English and Core Mathematics.

5. MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN PART II (MVT II)

MVT I certificate with passes in all relevant subjects.

6. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PART II (MET II)

Passes in three subjects in the Mechanical Engineering Technician Part (MET I) examination.

7. REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN PART I (REF. TECH. I)

i. Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English and Core
Mathematics and any two (2) science subjects.
OR
iv. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics and any two (2) science subjects.
OR
v. Refrigeration Mechanics Certificate
OR
vi. General Course in Engineering

8. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PART I (MET I)

i. Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice Certificate with passes in all three (3) subjects.
OR
ii. Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English and Core Mathematics.

9. MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN PART I (MVT I)

i. Pass in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (intermediate).
OR
ii. Passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English and Core Mathematics.

10. SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN PART I

A. GCE ‘O’ LEVEL APPLICANTS

Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and any of these three (3) subjects:- Physics,
Chemistry, Biology Mathematics and Additional General Science.

B SSS/WASSCE APPLICANTS

Credit passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English and Core
Mathematics and any two elective subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

C. OTHER APPLICANTS

i. Must have at least four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language, Mathematics and any two (2) science
subjects.
AND
ii. Must have at least three (3) years working experience in a science laboratory.

11. DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (ACCOUNTING/SECRETARIAL/MANAGEMENT/PURCHASING & SUPPLY/ MARKETING/
STATISTICS/ENTREPRENUERSHIP OPTIONS)

I. Four (4) GCE ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.
OR
II. Ghana Commercial Exams (RSA STAGE II) with four (4) passes including English Language and Mathematics.
OR
III. Credit passes in four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective
subjects.

12. ADVANCED FASHION

i. A pass in the Intermediate Dressmaking/Fashion Certificate Examination plus one year industrial experience.
OR
ii. Four (4) credit passes in SSSCE/WASSCE subjects including Core English, Core Mathematics and any other elective
subjects.
OR
iii. NVT I Grade II & Grade I certificates
OR
iv. Four (4) passes in GCE ‘O’ Level including English, Mathematics and any related Fashion subjects.

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13. ADVANCED COOKERY (812/2)

DURATION: One (1) year

Pass in Basic Cookery (812/1) or City and Guilds (706/2) and a minimum of one year working experience.

APPLICANTS MUST SATISFY REQUIREMENTS FOR BASIC COOKERY (812/1)

14. ACCESS (PRE-HND) COURSE FOR TO HND SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES

The access course (English, Mathematics and Science) is organised by National Board for Professional and Technician
Examinations (NABPTEX) to foster enrolment into the following programmes:

PRE-HND PROGRAMMES

 Pre-HND Furniture Design and Production
 Pre-HND Mechanical Engineering
 Pre-HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering
 Pre-HND Civil Engineering
 Pre-HND Building Technology
 Pre-HND Hotel Catering and Institutional Management

Duration – one (1) Academic year (i.e. two (2) semesters of 16 weeks per semester)

Entry Requirement

i. SSSCE/WASSCE (those with Science/Engineering background only) who could not obtain the grades required for
direct entry.
OR
ii. Applicants with minimum qualification of Craft/Intermediate or Advance Certificate or MET I, MVT I, CTC I, EET I
(without credit in Core English, Core Mathematics and Core/integrated Science), 812/1, 8122 (without credit in Core
English, Core Mathematics and Core/Integrated Science), NVTI Grade II & Grade I certificates (without credit in Core
English, Core Mathematics and Core/integrated Science).

For Further Information Visit: http://www.apoly.edu.gh/content/admission-opens

Or download the Pdf here : http://www.apoly.edu.gh/sites/default/files/NCTE_Requirements.pdf

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Comments

  1. michael says

    Please can i offer HND programme in Electrical Engineering with NABTEX result all passed and three electives? i.e Installation,Technical Drawing and Practicals.Thank you

  2. anontee says

    Please can i offer HND or certificate in science laboratory tech with the ff results maths-c6,English-c4, Science-b3, Social-b2,general agric-c4 and a pass in elective maths and horticulture

  3. peter Tetteh says

    Can I also apply with pass in all de core and c in technical drawing pass in project work,industrial maintenance technology with f in plant maintenance

  4. Lefelate says

    pls, am 25 can I offer HND in Accountancy or Electrical Engineering with D7 in maths and accounting, E8 in English, science, and social with F9 in Business Management? Thanks.

  5. Lefelate says

    pls, am 25 can I offer HND in Accountancy or Electrical Engineering with D7 in maths and accounting, E8 in English, science, and social with F9 in Business Management as Mature student? Thanks

  6. Felix says

    pls can i offer HND with NABPTEX all pass in core,but one fail in an elective,if not then what course can i offer up there

  7. Michael Abbey says

    I completed this year, tematech i passed all my electives,{ building construction} and core subjects, having ”pass” as the grade, can apply……………. thanks

  8. Jouice Quatchebea says

    please i thought polytechnics now accept D7….pls can i enter with D7….this year and pls the closing date…

  9. osman iddi says

    can i aply admission with C5 in all electiv subject and … core c5 english, b social,d maths, e science…. to offer business student..???

  10. Norah Joseph says

    Your institution organise Pre-HND Hotel Catering and Institutional Management course (English, Mathematics and Science) is through National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) to foster enrolment into the following programmes HND Hotel Catering and Institutional Management.
    My sister already have the NABPTEX results, can she apply straight to the HND?

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