Programs

ACE CAPE CXC

Division of Adult & Continuing Education Associate CAPE Subjects

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for CSEC students. However, CAPE students are advised to sit the CSEC Principles of Accounts and Mathematics examinations before taking the related CAPE courses.

Note Well
Persons applying to enter the ACE Division must submit the original and a copy of the following documents, along with a printout of their application:
a) original birth certificate or passport or citizenship certificate
b) original CXC/GCE examination certificate(s) or results slip(s) if applicable

APPLICATION PERIOD

The prescribed application period for the CSEC and CAPE programmes is April 1 to July 31. To apply, visit the College’s website: cfbc.edu.kn. Please note that applications submitted after July 31 will attract a late fee.

REGISTRATION

Registration for CAPE and CSEC classes is usually scheduled during the last week of August and the third week in January. Notices re the specific day and time will be sent to you via the CFBC website, email and radio.

Registration for certificate/short courses is scheduled during the week when the course begins.

CXC – CAPE ASSOCIATE DEGREES
Duration: 3 to 5 academic years

An Associate of Arts in Business Studies Major in
Accounts
Entrepreneurship

An Associate of Arts in Humanities Major in
Law
History
Sociology
Tourism

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

ACE students who complete the CAPE programme qualify for graduation. Students are required to pass all internal coursework as well as the CAPE examinations in order to qualify for graduation.

OPTIONS FOR CAPE REGISTRATION

Students may register for a minimum of one CAPE unit. The maximum number of CAPE Units for which a student may be registered is three.

Note Well:
Students may opt to do the CAPE Associate Degree which requires taking 8 units including Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies and Integrated Mathematics.
• Students may opt to do the CAPE Diploma which requires taking 6 units including Caribbean Studies.
• Students also have the option of taking individual CAPE units or double units.

AWARDS OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES

In the Division of Adult & Continuing Education, students qualify for CFBC certification as well as CAPE certification.

CFBC DIPLOMA

Students are required to pass all three modules of EACH course taken. A minimum of two 2-Unit courses must be taken in order to qualify for CFBC certification.

CAPE CERTIFICATE

A single Certificate is provided for each examination sitting. Note well: CAPE certification does not qualify students for CFBC graduation.

CAPE DIPLOMA

To qualify for the CAPE Diploma, six CAPE Units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including Caribbean Studies. Units for the CAPE Diploma are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.

CAPE ASSOCIATE DEGREE

To qualify for the CAPE Associate Degree, at least eight units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including the General Education (Compulsory) courses—Integrated Mathematics, Communication Studies and Caribbean Studies. Units for the Associate Degree are typically acquired over a three year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.

CXC EXAMINATIONS

Registration for CXC examinations (both CSEC and CAPE) is scheduled in November.

FEES

ACE students are required to pay the following fees:
• Application (all new students) - $35.00
• Registration for CSEC and CAPE - $375.00 per semester
• ID card re CSEC and CAPE - $35.00
• CSEC fee per subject - $150.00 per year
• CAPE fee per unit - $250.00 per year
• Certificate courses – fees vary from $150.00 to $500.00 per course.

Note well
The listed fees are effective January 2016 and are subject to change