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The Antigua and Barbuda Institute of Continuing Education (ABICE) is the leading Technical Vocational Institution in Antigua and Barbuda. ABICE’s aim is to provide a single more focused, efficient and effective service which would serve as a ladder for persons seeking to advance their education and training qualifications.
ABICE caters for persons sixteen (16) years and older, public and private sector employees and by extension the general public.
The curriculum is a modular competency-based which leads to a Caribbean Vocational Qualification, awarded by CXC through the Antigua and Barbuda National Training Agency (NTA). Areas are:-
a. Building Construction - Carpentry and Joinery, Masonry and Plumbing.
b. Technology - Electrical Installation and Automotive Repairs and Services
c. Cosmetology - Hairdressing, Nail Care, and Beauty Therapy.
d. Welding - Arc Welding, Gas and Mig Welding
e. Drafting - building plans using Auto CAD
f. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Installation and Maintenance of Air Condition Units along with repairs of Refrigerated Units.
g. Garment Production addresses Design and Construction of garments.
h. General Office Procedures (Secretarial Studies)