University of Technology, Jamaica
Excellence Through Knowledge

The School of Technical and Vocational Education in the Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies at the University of Technology, Jamaica is committed to educating technical teachers for the secondary and post secondary levels of the education system.

The Department of Liberal Studies (DOLS) offers a wide variety of courses in the Humanities and Social and Behavioural Sciences through which it seeks to assist in the creation of competent and innovative graduates who are good citizens and humane individuals..


The Faculty of Education and Liberal Studies, through the School of Technical and Vocational Education, provides the highest quality teachers and trainers in technical specialisations by promoting academic excellence through skill mastery and competency development in critical areas of need. In addition, through its Department of Liberal Studies, the Faculty provides learning experiences that foster critical and creative thinking, a heightened awareness and practise of professionalism and the development of skills in effective communication and social learning.

Our aim is to provide the Jamaican and Caribbean education and training systems with technical-vocational educators of the highest level of competence and professionalism.