AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
• The Accra Girls’ Vocational Institute is established to prepare students for a better life with a three year comprehensive practical training in very useful trades and skills.
• It seeks to provide sound practical training in womanhood.
• It also seeks to impart to her students sound moral and spiritual values.
• Additionally, it seeks to impart to her students a high sense of civic responsibility through community participation in its activities.

COURSE DURATION:
The Dressmaking course is of three academic years duration and covers academic subjects laid down by the NATIONAL VOCATIONAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (N V T I), GHANA EDUCATION SERVICE (G E S) AND NATIONAL BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICIAN EXAMINATIONS (NABPTEX)
NOTE: Due to the high cost of living and scarcity of commodities, the school has found it difficult to take up the responsibility of supplying students with the necessary commodities. Therefore, students are required to provide their own tools, equipment and ingredients for practical while the school provides equipment and ingredients necessary for demonstration purposes i.e. teaching aids.

ADVANCED COURSE
Students who wish to further their studies upon completion of their course can enroll for the G E S 883/2 (Advanced Fashion).

ENTRY REQUIREMENT:
Interested Girls’ must have at least the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) or Senior High School Certificate Examination (SHSCE) or WASSCE.
INFORMATION
The Academic year runs as follows: 1ST TERM: SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER 2ND TERM: JANUARY – APRIL 3RD TERM: MAY – JULY

Examinations
IST YEAR: Internal Examination for all students.
2ND YEAR: Students sit both practical and core (subjects) examination (NVTI foundation) .
3RD YEAR: Students sit for NVTI certificate 1, G E S certificate 2 and NABPTEX examinations.
The following are subjects taught:
• DRESSMAKING
• TAILORING
• COMPUTER STUDIES
• NEEDLEWORK & CRAFT
• FREEHAND CUTTING
• SCIENCE
• MILLINERY
• BOOK-KEEPING
• ENGLISH
• DRAFTING
• ENTREPRENEURSHIP
• MATHS
• SOCIAL STUDIES
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