Linden Technical Institute
The Linden Technical Institute will always
open its doors to impart to students - both youths and adults -technical
and vocational education and training to make them competent and to satisfy
the needs of industries and the country as a whole.
The Linden Technical Institute, originally
known as the Demba Trade School, was established in 1958. During the period
1958 to 1996, thirty-four (34) intakes of apprentices were trained at the
institute. The various names of the institute during that period reflected
the new and expanded role the complex was expected to play in the training
of adult workers of Guyana Mining Enterprise. Since Nationalization of
the Mining Enterprise in 1971, students were drawn from around the country.
Aims and Objectives
To train students in Technical Vocational
pursuits of their choice and ability to a level of proficiency necessary
for employment or further training.
To develop in student specific skills associated
with entry level of employment as a craftsman.
To impart to student relevant related knowledge
associated with the engineering trades.
To develop a climate of commitment and job
satisfaction for the staff.
To maintain a partnership relation with industry
Guyana Technical Education Examination
This examination is the culmination of all
training offered at the institute. The examination is offered at the certificate
and diploma levels.
Work attachment is an integral part of the
Institute's curriculum and as such all first year full time students may
be required to complete a period industry or business for a period of six
All courses are offered on both a full and
a part time basis.
Craft Certificate in Electrical Installation
Certificate in Electrical Installation Part
Craft Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
Advanced Craft Certificate in Carpentry and
Craft Certificate in Mechanical Fitting
Craft Certificate in Metal Machining
Craft Certificate in Welding
Advanced Craft Certificate in Welding
Craft Certificate in Instrument Studies
Craft Certificate in Internal Combustion Engines
Craft Certificate in Vehicle Work
Technician Certificate in Motor Vehicle Work
Candidates are required to write selection
tests and be interviewed.
Applicants must be over fifteen (15) years
of age to attend the full time courses and over eighteen (18) years to
attend part time courses.
For Craft Courses, applicants must complete
four (4) years of secondary education.
An annual registration fee for contingency
purposes is required. This is payable at the time of enrolment.
Students are required to satisfy the following
conditions for promotion:
A minimum of eighty percent (80%) of the possible
attendance for each subject of the course.
A minimum of fifty percent (50%) of the possible
examination marks for each subject of the course.
Complete successfully practicals, class work,
homework and labs.
The Linden Technical Institute is located
in the Constabulary Compound in Mackenzie. It is bounded on the North East
by the New Road, North West by the Cockatara Creek, South West by the Constabulary
houses and South East by the Tailings Pond Area.
In the vicinity is the Mine’s Bus Terminal.
Further Details can be obtained from the address
Lot 1, New Road,
Tel: 04 3333
Fax: 04 6719
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