At the Institute of Technology, we are committed to helping you develop real skills for real careers. The institute works closely with industry and employer groups to ensure training is focused and is exactly what you need to know. Everything is geared towards you obtaining the skills and qualification you need to do the job, so that you can meet your personal and professional goals. The Institute offers training for careers in survey and civil works, mapping, in marine and transportation, in building and engineering, architects, in automotive and the heavy industries, in plumbing, in electrical trade and construction management. The trade courses are offered at the Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma levels. The function of the Institute is to train tradesmen and women to serve both in the Government and the industries in the private sector.
The average student intake in one year is around 400. The Institute has a total of 32 staff: 27 academic and 5 support staff members, and is one of the leading schools in providing high standard technical education along with technology and excellence in various trades for all Solomon Islanders.
The Institute is located at the Kukum Campus and comprises of workshop buildings, classrooms and staff offices.
Courses offered at the School of Technology & Maritime Studies, especially at the Institute of Technology (ITEC):
ITEC offers Competency Base Training (CBT) for our trade programs:
- Automotive Engineering (Light Vehicle)
- Automotive Engineering (Heavy Vehicle)
- Carpentry & Joinery
- Electrical Technology
- Plumbing Services