Non-hnd & language proficiency programmes

Non-HND Programmes

The original idea of producing a crop of technicians to serve the emerging industry in Ghana, then at the inception of technical and vocational education has been maintained and enhanced. We continue to offer tailor-made programmes for technical and vocational school graduates as well as professionals, especially in the engineering field though the TVET education has seen leaps and bounds in its transformation into higher education of teaching, learning and research. There are one month to eighteen months certificate programmes accredited by various bodies such as the Ghana Technical Education Unit and NACVET. Also in our offer of programmes are professional courses by bodies such as CILT, ACCA, CIM and others.

Our Non-Tertiary Programmes on offer are:

  • Construction Technician Course (Part I & II)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician Part I
  • Motor Vehicle Technician Part I
  • Electrical Engineering Technician (Part I & II)
  • Refrigeration Technician Part II
  • Diploma in Business Studies in the following areas:
    • Secretarial
    • Accounting
    • Management
    • Purchasing and Supply
    • Marketing
    • Statistics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • ICT
  • Advanced Fashion
  • Science Laboratory Technician Part I

Click here for all the entry requirements for Non-HND Programmes

Language Proficiency Programmes

Accra Technical University offers you a unique opportunity to learn to write and speak functional languages including; English, French, Spanish, German, and Chinese (For Education, Work and Business, etc.) on a part-time basis, in an ultra-modern language laboratory.

 We have the following proficiency levels for all the languages:

Level 1 (Beginners level) –             12 weeks duration

Level 2 (Intermediate)   –              12 weeks duration

Level 3 (Advanced)        –              12 weeks duration

Certificates are issued at the end of each level.

The Course modules include:

  1. Grammar, word stress, tenses, and construction of sentences.
  2. Oral interactions, conversation, phonetics, reading and comprehension.
  3. General communication skills.
  4. Communication skills for education, work, and business.
  5. Communication skills for international relations.
  6. Communication skills for people in tourism.

 Entry Requirements

Level 1

  • University Certificates
  • Teacher Training Certificates
  • GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
  • West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
  • GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate
  • Junior Secondary School Certificate
  • Foreigner Certificates
  • Adult Learners

Level 2

Level 1 Certificate

Level 3

Level 2 Certificate



Subscribe to our Newsletter

Connect with us


A Technical University of global excellence in competency based and practice-oriented training, applied research and technology transfer.

© 2021 Accra Technical University, Barnes Road, Accra, Ghana. Digital Address: GA-106-2535.  Call: +233 33 209 5371 / +233 54 326 4917. Email: