Admissions Requirements

It is the mission of BTVI to produce highly skilled individuals with strong work ethics through market driven career and technical education. Educational requirements for entrance to the Institute vary according to the programme and the level of training. It is the responsibility of students to complete the requirements for admission.

How to Apply for Acceptance:

1. Applicants for admissions must be at least sixteen (16) years of age and out of high school for acceptance. If applicants do not meet the age requirement, a parental consent letter should be submitted along with the application form.

2. Complete and submit an Application form. Applications are located in the schools admissions office and online.

Online application can be found at http://www.btvi.edu.bs.

3. Pay the $25 application fee. You can pay by cheque or money order (payable to Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute), cash, debit, Visa or MasterCard.

• The application fee is payable once during the academic year in which you are applying and is non-refundable. If you change your choice of programme prior to registration, for the same academic year, no additional application is required.

• After registration, you may also make a change to your programme choice, with no fee. You will need to complete a change of programme form to confirm your intention to change programmes.

4. Arrange for Official Transcript(s) to be sent. You must arrange for an original official high school, colleges and or universities

5. The required documents must also accompany the application form for acceptance:

• Copy of Passport ( first four (4) pages)
• Copy of Permit (International) from the Department of Immigration
• Copy of current Police Certificate
• Completed BTVI Medical Form (stamped and signed by a medical physician)
• Copy of National Insurance Card

NOTE: Failure to provide all appropriate information will delay your application process. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that BTVI receives all necessary documents. All documents submitted in support of an application for admission become the property of BTVI and will not be returned.

 

International Applicants

International applicants must have legal status (permit to reside or work) before they can be considered for admission into BTVI. Proof of legal status must be presented.

Return to the 'Admissions' drop down box and go to 'How to Apply,' after which you should click on 'Normal Application Form' AND 'Medical Form.' Print and complete.

Once those forms are completed, you would need to scan and email your passport, police certificate and any academic qualifications to the Admissions Office, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
The above information is only the first step in the application process for international students.  Please note that the medical form is to be completed by a physician. You would also need a credit card verification form for the application fee.
 
Upon receipt of the required documents, BTVI will email you a provisional letter of acceptance that you (the applicant) must submit to The Bahamas Department of Immigration for processing. It is the Department of Immigration which grants student permits.

Please note that international applicants must have legal status (permit to reside or work) before being considered for admission into BTVI. Proof of legal status must be presented.