2022 Vacation Courses


Get a Head Start!

These short vacation courses are designed to allow you to

  • taste-test a possible career
  • pursue a hobby
  • strengthen your ability in a specific area


Courses are offered in three modes

  • CF – Face to Face sessions at Champs Fleurs Campus
  • Online – Live sessions which are recorded and available for review.
  • Blended – Online and Face to Face sessions at the Champs Fleurs Campus

Register for more than one course and get 5% off tuition.  Certificates / E-certificates (online courses) are issued at the end of each course.

CoursePre-requisitesTarget AudienceCampusStart DateEnd DateDays
Computer LiteracyN/Aage: 11+CF11-Jul15-JulM-F9:00am – 3:00pm$950This course introduces students to the Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint along with a brief history and introduction to the internet.
Introduction to Basic Automotive Maintenance and Hybrid and Electric VehiclesN/Aage: 16+CF25-Jul29-AugMon1:00pm – 4:00pm$2,050This course provides the students with the necessary technical and practical knowledge required to carry out routine maintenance on vehicles. It also provides students with theoretical knowledge on vehicle electrification.
Certificate in Electricity and ElectronicsN/Aage: 11+CF25-Jul29-AugMon9:00am – 12:00pm$1,200This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of electricity and electronics.  It covers the basic concepts of electric current flow, circuit calculations, alternating current versus direct current theories, transformers and semi-conductor design.
Introduction to Robotics (Kit included)N/Aage: 11+CF25-Jul15-AugM/W9:00am – 12:00pm$1,200This course provides an introduction to robotic systems and electronics with typical applications and design. It also allows learners to become familiar with software used in programming a robot.
Fundamentals of Programming in PythonComputer Literacyage: 12+Online25-Jul22-AugM/F1:00pm – 4:00pm$1,200This course introduces fundamental programming concepts using Python. Cover the basics of how to construct a program from a series of simple instructions.
Cooking 101N/Aage: 13+CF26-Jul30-AugTue9:00am – 12:00pm$1,500This course introduces students to develop their cooking skills. Starting with the fundamentals, working through techniques in knife skills and cooking methods, and not forgetting the all-important presentation.
IT Fundamentals (ITF+), Computer Repairs and MaintenanceComputer Literacyage: 11+Blended2-Aug25-AugT/T9:00am – 12:00pm$2,050This is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills and includes fundamentals of networking, software development concepts, databases, computer repairs and more.
Introduction to Digital PhotographyN/Aage: 11+CF6-Aug27-AugSat9:00am – 12:00pm$750This is designed for persons with basic camera ability who wish to enhance their photography skills. It introduces fundamental components of photography as well as some technical aspects.
Computer LiteracyN/Aage: 11+Online8-Aug12-AugM-F9:00am – 3:00pm$950This course introduces students to the Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint along with a brief history and introduction to the internet.
Introduction Solar Power Systems for Power GenerationN/Aage: 12+CF8-Aug24-AugM/W1:00pm – 4:00pm$1,500This course introduces students to the fundamentals of solar power as it applies to solar panel system installations. It compares solar energy to other energy resources and explain how solar panels, or photovoltaics (PV for short), convert sunlight to electricity.


Requirements for Online Course

  • Windows OS: Windows 10
  • Office: Microsoft Office 2019 (Office 2016 is similar to the 2019 version)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader


Registration and Payment Information

  • Administration fee: Free Registration at this time for all short courses.
  • Registration deadline: One week before the scheduled start date of the class.
  • Payment Plan: 50% down payment of the tuition to start the class and the balance to be paid before the end of the course. However, should you require a payment plan more tailored to you, feel free to let us know so we can discuss further.


Online Registration Process

To register for the online course, please follow the instructions below:


For further information, please send an email to entre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE) cite-it@sbcs.edu.tt or call 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/4.

Technical Requirements?

Please check that your laptop / tablet meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Connect web conferencing online platform services before registering by clicking here.