About Takoradi Polytechnic

Welcome to Takoradi Polytacnic, the centre of excellnce in academia. We aim a contributing to Ghana’s employment and human resource capacity building by providing technological and commercial education at tertiary level and to provide other related programmes such as research and consultancy to improve productivity in industry and commerce

Programmes Offered At Takoradi Polytechnic

Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) Programmes

Bachelor of Technology in Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Technology in Tourism Management
Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Arts (Textiles option)
Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Arts (Printing option)
Bachelor of Technology in Procurement

HND Programmes

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES

School of Applied Arts

HND Fashion Design and Technology

HND Commercial Art (Graphics, Textiles, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics options)

School of Applied Science

HND Statistics

HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management

School of Engineering

HND Building Technology

HND Civil Engineering

HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering

HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning options)

HND Furniture Design and Technology

Sschool of Business and Management Studies

HND Accountancy

HND Marketing

HND Purchasing and Supply

HND Secretaryship and Management Studies

 

HND Programmes

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) PROGRAMMES

School of Applied Arts

HND Fashion Design and Technology

HND Commercial Art (Graphics, Textiles, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics options)

 

School of Applied Science

HND Statistics

HND Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management

 

School of Engineering

HND Building Technology

HND Civil Engineering

HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering

HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning options)

HND Furniture Design and Technology

 

Sschool of Business and Management Studies

HND Accountancy

HND Marketing

HND Purchasing and Supply

HND Secretaryship and Management Studies

Pre-HND Access Programmes

The above-named programme has been designed to provide opportunity to students with Technical/Vocational educational background to pursue a one-year Access Course in English Language, Mathematics and Science.

The Final Examination will be conducted by the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX) after which successful applicants shall proceed to enroll in the Higher National Diploma programme. For a candidate to qualify to be admitted to the HND programme he/she must obtain a minimum pass of 50% in each of the three (3) subjects namely: English Language, Mathematics and Science.

ii)         Programmes Available

  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Commercial Arts (Textiles, Painting, Graphics, Ceramics, Sculpture options)
  • HND Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • HND Fashion Design and Technology
  • HND Furniture Design and Production
  • HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
  • HND Mechanical Engineering (Automobile, Plant, Production & Ref. & Air-condition options)

iii)        Duration

One (1) Academic Year (i.e. two semesters of 16 weeks per semester).

iv)        Entry Requirements

Applicants should posses a minimum qualification of Intermediate or its equivalent.

Equivalence of SSSCE Grade to WASSCE Grades

Takoradi Polytechnic uses the new grading system of WASSCE for the selection of candidates and with this system an aggregate of 36 is the minimum entry requirement for all programmes. The following table shows this new grading system and the SSSCE equivalent grades.

SSSCEWASSCEGRADEINTERPRETATION OF GRADES
AA11Excellent
BB22Very Good
CB33Good
DC44 

Credit

 C55
 C66
ED77Pass
 E88Pass

Evening HND programmes

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES (EVENING SCHOOL)

  • HND Accountancy
  • HND Building Technology
  • HND Civil Engineering
  • HND Commercial Art (Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Textiles options)
  • HND Electrical/ Electronics Engineering
  • HND Fashion Design and Technology
  • HND Hotel, Catering & Institutional Management
  • HND Marketing
  • HND Mechanical Engineering
  • HND Purchasing & Supply
  • HND Secretaryship & Management Studies
  • HND Statistics

Requirements are the same for HND Regular

TWO-YEAR DIPLOMA (EVENING SCHOOL) FOR WORKERS IN TOURISM INDUSTRY

Candidates must:

a.       have at least four (4) SSSCE/WASSCE passes or four (4) G.C.E ‘O’ Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.

 

b.       have at least three years working experience in Tourism industry and

pass a written examination and interview.