in Port Health
This programme is aimed at training to support the role of the Public Health Inspector in evaluating activities in and around air and sea ports. This includes but is not limited to; monitoring, investigating and addressing current and potential health hazards relating to food borne diseases, vector control and human contamination which are critical to controlling of spread of diseases and prevention of epidemics emanating from foreign countries.
NIHERST Diploma in Public Health OR Associate in Applied Science degree in Environmental Health OR candidates who possess extensive work experience and have not met these academic pre-requisites will be interviewed and considered on a case by case basis.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must attain the recommended score for college admission on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or alternative examination.
Applicants with a BSc. in Environmental Health qualify for exemptions.
2 Years (PT)
Blended (field work component)
|Fundamentals of Port Health
|Port Health Regulation and Legislation
|Disease Surveillance and Port Hygiene
|Water Quality in Ports and Vessels
|Solid and Liquid Waste Management at Ports
|Port and Vessel Sanitation
|Food Hygiene and Food Safety on Vessels
|Technical Report Writing
|Total Number of Credits Required
The table below provides a summary of fees payable to the College. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to receive government’s GATE funding for tuition expenses listed hereunder.
Included in the college fees, is basic insurance coverage for accident and injury. However, CARICOM and international students are also required to secure additional insurance to cover medical expenses.
All students of COSTAATT are required to pay an annual insurance fee of $30.00. Completed student insurance forms must be submitted to the College at the beginning of the first semester in which students register for the academic year. Coverage is restricted to students who are between ages 16 to 65.
The College accepts the following methods of payment:
Institutional fees are non-refundable. Students who officially withdraw from the College may be eligible for a refund of tuition fees in accordance with the schedule outlined in the Academic Calendar. Please note that students in receipt of GATE funding are not eligible for tuition refunds.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE)
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses programme (GATE) provides free tuition to all eligible citizens of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing approved programmes at public and private tertiary level institutions. Information on eligibility and conditions for accessing GATE funding is available at the Ministry of Education website at: www.moe.gov.tt
Students must note that GATE funding is available for the duration of their course of study and one year beyond. Students who fail to complete their programme within the stipulated time frame will be required to meet the cost of programme completion.
The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme is a one hundred per cent, tuition fee funding programme offered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Only nationals of Trinidad and Tobago are eligible to apply, and students must be registered in a course of study leading to a tertiary level qualification.
The vast majority of the College’s programmes are eligible for GATE.
Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP)
The Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) is a special loan facility made available to citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who are enrolled in an approved tertiary level programme at a registered tertiary institution to meet the following expenses:
Payment plans are available, please contact the Office of the Registrar for further details: email@example.com
To be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Port Health, students must successfully complete 28 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, according to the following distribution:
|Required courses in the major area of study
|Total credits in the major area of study
|Total Credits Required for Graduation
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