Students may register for a minimum of one CAPE unit. The maximum number of CAPE Units for which a student may be registered is usually three.
- Students may opt to do the CAPE Associate Degree which requires taking 8 units including Caribbean Studies, Communication Studies and Integrated Mathematics.
- Students may opt to do the CAPE Diploma which requires taking 6 units including Caribbean Studies.
- Students also have the option of taking CAPE double units, the equivalent of a traditional A’Level.
Awards of Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
In the Division of Adult & Continuing Education, students qualify for CFBC certification as well as CAPE certification.
Students are required to pass all three modules of EACH course taken. A minimum of two 2-Unit courses must be taken in order to qualify for CFBC certification.
A single Certificate is provided for each examination sitting. Note well: CAPE certification does not qualify students for CFBC graduation.
To qualify for the CAPE Diploma, six CAPE Units must be successfully completed (with passes at grades I to V), including Caribbean Studies. Units for the CAPE Diploma are typically acquired over a two year period but may be acquired over a maximum period of five years.