The rationale for the Professional Certificate in Quarry Managers Certification programme at Community Colleges is dictated by the focus of government and non-governmental organizations, the long-term goals of the country, the growth in the economy and world-wide trends in the labour force market. Economic factors such as increasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will provide the evidence needed for new programmes in these colleges as it highlights sectors which are doing well.
The minerals sector, which includes quarrying, surface mining, cement and related manufacturing industries, is vital to the world economy. There are fifteen (15) credits in this Professional Certificate in Quarry Managers Certification programme.
This dynamic programme is designed to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, competencies and attitudes to meet the needs of the various stakeholders within the mining and quarrying industry.
To be eligible for entry, applicants must satisfy the following:
This programme targets any of the following individuals:
Excelsior Community College is a registered institution with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MoEYI) in Jamaica, and the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ), the local accreditation body.
Excelsior Community College obtained Candidacy for Institutional Accreditation in March 2019 from the UCJ. As such, our programmes curricula are developed in alignment with the UCJ’s and recognized industries occupational standards. Additionally, our programmes are aligned to the Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission (J-TEC), the National Qualifications Framework of Jamaica (NQF-J) and certifications are to be offered by the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ).