Certificates & Diploma Programs

Certificate or Diploma holders from recognized higher institutions are eligible to apply for any related HND programme. However, such Diplomas/Certificates must be included in the National Accreditation Board’s (NAB) database of recognized credentials.

General Entry Requirements for Mature HND Applicants:

Applicants who have evidence of completing school at Advance or Technical programmes, GCE ‘O’ Level, GCE “A” Level, ABC, RSA, Stenographer, WASSCE/SSSCE, Teachers certificate or any recognized education and obtained the age of 25 years and above but have not met the above stated requirements are eligible to apply as mature candidates. In addition, such applicants

  • Must pass a written examination and an interview to be conducted by the University.
  • Must provide evidence of at least two (2) years’ work experience.
  • Must provide a Birth Certificate at the interview.

DIPLOMA IN COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

Entity Requirements

  • Five passes in all subjects (SSSCE/WASSCE) Including English and Mathematics
  • Mature applicants
    1. Applicant must be 25 years or more.
    2. Must pass an entrance examination and a selection interview.
  • Duration: 2 years

Diploma in Business Administration

            Entity Requirements

  • Five passes in all subjects (SSSCE/WASSCE) Including English and Mathematics
  • Mature applicants
    1. Applicant must be 25 years or more.
    2. Must pass an entrance examination and a selection interview.
  • Duration: 2 years

 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (DBS) PROGRAMMES (evening session)

The University offers the following DBS options:

  • DBS in Accounting
  • DBS in Secretarial
  • DBS in Management
  • DBS in Marketing
  • DBS in Statistics
  • DBS in Purchasing and Supply
  • DBS in Information Technology
  • DBS in Entrepreneurship
  • DBS in Banking
  • DBS in Finance

General Entry Requirements for DBS Programmes

  • Four (4) SSSCE passes (A-D) or WASSCE Credits passes (A1-C6) including English Language and Mathematics).
  • Four (4) Ghana Commercial Certificate Examination (RSA II) passes (including English Language and Mathematics)
  • NACVET/NVTI Typist Certificate (for Secretarial Option).
  • Four (4) ABC passes (A-D) including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Four (4) RSA II passes including English Language and Mathematics.

ASSOCIATION OF BUSINESS MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS (ABMA)  PROGRAMMES – EVENING SESSIONS

ABMA Education is a professional Diploma award recognized by National Accreditation Board (NAB) – Ghana as equivalent to HND at Diploma level six (6).  Over 60,000 ABMA examinations are conducted every year worldwide. Applicants have the opportunity now to pursue ABMA programmes at Tamale Technical University in the following areas:

  1. Computing and information systems
  2. HIV/AIDS Management
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Business Management

The ABMA programmes are available at level 4 Diploma, level 5 Diploma and level 6 Diploma.

Entry  Requirements for ABMA programme

  1. Level 4 Diploma
  2. SSSCE/WASSCE             –                           Passes in English and Mathematics
  3. GBCE             –                                               Passes in English and Mathematics
  • GCE “O” Level             –                                Passes in English and Mathematics
  1. ABCE/A’ Level /RSA III           –                 1 Pass Plus passes in English and Mathematics
  2. RSA II             –                                               3 Passes Plus passes in English and Mathematics
  3. DBS             –                                                   2 passes Plus passes in English and Mathematics
  4. Level 5 Diploma
  5. ABMA level 4 Diploma
  6. 2 passes at A’ level/ABCE at Grade A-D and GCSE including English and Mathematics at grade A-D
  • 4 GBCE passes including English and Mathematics.
  1. 4 SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English and Mathematics at grade (A1-C6) or (A-D)
  2. 3 DBS passes Plus SSSCE/WASSCE passes in English and Mathematics
  3. Level 6 Diploma
  4. ABMA Level 5 Diploma
  5. HND Certificate or international equivalent

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT (CILT) PROGRAMMES

  • CILT INTERNATIONAL CERTFICATE
  •  CILT INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA

Time of Delivery: EVENING OR WEEK ENDS

 Entry Requirements and duration for CILT Programmes

  1. CILT INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE:

Requirements:

Applicants who have evidence of completing school at Advance or Technician Part I, II,           and III programmes, GCE ‘O’ Level, GCE “A” Level and WASSCE/SSSCE, or equivalent

Professional qualifications. Applicants should have worked in logistics and transport environment.

Duration:       six months

Optional subjects:

  • Warehousing and stores operations
  • Freight operations
  • Fleet management
  • Passenger Transport operations
  • Port Operations

CILT INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA :

Requirements:

  • International Certificate in Logistics and Transport
  • University degree/HND or equivalence with relevant area of study.

Plus exemption at the certificate level, and evidence of work experience in a logistics and transport environment

Duration        :           One year (two semesters)

 ADVANCED AND TECHNICIAN PROGRAMMES

  • ADVANCED CRAFT – COOKERY FOR THE CATERING INDUSTRY
  • ADVANCED CRAFT – FASHION AND DESIGN
  • ADVANCED CRAFT – PAINTING AND DECORATING
  • ADVANCED CRAFT – BLOCK-LAYING AND CONCRETING
  • ADVANCED CRAFT – CARPENTRY AND JOINERY
  • ADVANCED CRAFT – WELDING AND FABRICATION
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PART I & II
  • MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN PART I & II
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PART I & II
  • RADIO, TV & ELECTRONICS PART I & II
  • CONSTRUCTION TECHNICIAN COURSE PART I & II
  • AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN PART   I & II

General Entry Requirements for Advanced and Technician Programmes

(1)       CTC – 1

  1. Five (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language, Mathematics and Technical Drawing.
  2. Technicians Construction Option Subjects; Craft (B/C, C/J, P/D Plumbing) or Advanced (B/C and C/J)

(2)       MET – 1

  1. Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  2. Technical Option Subjects; Engineering Intermediate Craft, General Engineering (GE), Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice (MECP).

(3)       MVT – 1

  1. Four (4) SSSCE passes including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science.
  2. Technical Option Subjects, Motor Vehicle Mechanics works (MVM), Intermediate General Engineering (GE)

 

(4)       EET – 1 and Radio TV & Electronics Part I

  1. Four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes including English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science and any two of the following – Applied Electricity/Electronics, Physics, Mathematics.
  2. Electrical Installation work course C.
  3. Electrical Installation Work course B or Electrical Installation Craft practice.
  4. Radio, Television and Electronics Mechanics

(5)       CTC II/MET II/ MVT II/ EET II/ RADIO TV & Electronics Part II

Applicants should be holders of CTC I/ MET I/ MVT I/ Radio TV Part I

  1. Advanced Catering – 812/2:                Holders of Cookery for the Catering Industry Craft
  2. Advanced Fashion:                                 Holders of Intermediate Fashion
  3. Advanced Welding  :                                Holders of Intermediate Welding 

 ACCESS OR PRE-HND COURSE

The Pre- HND or Access Course (English Language, Mathematics and Science) is organized by National Board for Professional and Technician Exams (NABPTEX) to foster enrolment into the following programmes:

  • HND Agricultural Engineering
  • HND Mechanical Engineering
  • HND Automotive Engineering
  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management
  • HND Industrial Arts
  • HND Fashion Design and Textiles studies
  • HND Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • HND Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Note: Duration for the course is nine (9) months.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess the following:

  • Intermediate Craft Certificate or its equivalent in the relevant programme stated above.
  • SSSCE and WASSCE Passes in three subjects comprising at least one (1) core subject (English, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies) plus one (1) Science elective subject (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics, Agriculture Science, Metal Works and any other science subject.

 INTERMEDIATE CRAFT CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

  • Electronics Engineering
  • Cookery for the Catering industry Part 1
  • Block-laying and Concreting, Craft
  • Carpentry and Joinery, Craft
  • Painting and Decorating, Craft
  • Welding Craft Practice
  • Mechanical Engineering Craft Practice
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanics work
  • Agricultural Mechanics work
  • Electrical Installation work
  • Intermediate Fashion
  • Small Engine Repairs
  • Industrial Mechanics
  • Computer Systems   

     Entry Requirements

  • Applicants with BECE results must have passes in English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science in addition to passes in three (3) other subjects with an aggregate of not more than 30.
  • Applicants with SSSCE/WASSCE results must have passes in at least three (3) subjects.

COSTS OF APPLICATION FORM

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY  PROGRAMMES       –           GH¢150.00

HND PROGRAMMES                                                         –            GH¢130.00

ACCESS COURSE (PRE-HND COURSE)                  –                 GH¢100.00

DBS/ADVANCED/ABMA/CILT APPLICANTS               –          GH¢90.00

INTERMEDIATE/CRAFT                                                    –           GH¢60.00

FOREIGN APPLICANTS FOR ANY PROGRAMME     –           USD100.00

MODE OF PAYMENT AND DELIVERY OF APPLICATION FORM

  • Applicants should pay for e-vouchers from any branches of the HFC and GN Banks.
  • Applicants should log in; http://admissions.tatu.edu.gh with e-voucher pin to complete the application form online.
  • Two (2) copies of the completed application forms should be printed and submitted to:

The Registrar

Tamale Technical University

P.O. Box 3 ER-Tamale

 Sale of forms will close by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.