How to Apply to Goroka Technical College | Grade 12 School Leaver and Non-school Leaver

Goroka Technical College, previously known as Goroka Business College, is located in North Goroka, in close proximity to the campus of the University of Goroka. Goroka Technical College offers two main courses. 

In this article, we will provide you with information about the courses available and guide you on how to apply to Goroka Technical College as a Grade 12 school leaver and also as a non-school leaver

Courses at Goroka Technical College:

Goroka Technical College admits 200 Grade 12 school leavers annually through the DHERST national online application system (NOAS). Also, if you are a former Grade 12 student or have completed studies through FODE, you can also apply as a non-school leaver to the college. 

The courses offered at the college include:

1. Diploma in Business Studies

2. TTC Vehicle Trade

There are 150 spaces available for the Diploma in Business Studies program and 50 spaces for the TTC Vehicle Trade program. These figures are based on the recently released Grade 12 School Leavers Intake list by DHERST. 

If you are a non-school leaver, please visit Goroka Technical College or contact (see contact details below) the institution directly to obtain the application form and find out more about the application process for non-school leavers.

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Goroka Technical College application form PDF 2024

How to Apply to Goroka Technical College

For Grade 12 students, the application process involves using the DHERST National Online Application System (NOAS). It is important to discuss your interest in studying at Goroka Technical College with your school's deputy principal (Academic). 

The deputy principal will provide guidance as you complete the online school leavers form. 

Remember, you have the opportunity to select five choices, so be sure to include Goroka Technical College as one of your choices.

As for the non-school leavers, you will need to apply directly to the institution. Therefore, we recommend contacting the school to obtain an application form and additional information on how to apply to Goroka Technical College.

Contact Goroka Technical College

If you have any further inquiries or require assistance, please feel free to get in touch with Goroka Technical College using the contact details provided below:

  • Phone: +675 532 1039
  • Mobile: +675 72483051
  • Email:

Course details

1. Diploma in Business Studies:

This course equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in a dynamic business environment. Throughout the program, students will learn fundamental principles of business, including management, marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship.

By enrolling in the Diploma in Business Studies program, students can develop essential skills such as:

  • effective communication, 
  • critical thinking, 
  • problem-solving, and 
  • decision-making. 

These skills are highly valued in the business sector and can open doors to a wide range of career opportunities. 

Graduates of this program can pursue careers in business administration, marketing, human resources, finance, and other related fields. 

The graduates can also continue to universities in PNG to study business-related courses.

2. TTC Vehicle Trade:

The TTC Vehicle Trade program offered at Goroka Technical College is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry. This program focuses on developing practical skills and theoretical knowledge related to vehicle maintenance, repair, and servicing.

Students enrolled in the TTC Vehicle Trade program will gain hands-on experience in areas such as:

  • engine diagnostics, 
  • electrical systems, 
  • brake systems, 
  • suspension, and 
  • general vehicle maintenance. 
The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including automotive technology, workshop safety, vehicle inspection, and customer service.

Upon completion of the TTC Vehicle Trade program, graduates will have the necessary skills to work as automotive technicians, mechanics, or service advisors in automotive repair shops, car dealerships, or other related industries. 

This program provides students with a solid foundation for a successful career in the automotive sector.

Note: For more detailed information about the specific courses, including course duration, admission requirements, and curriculum, please contact Goroka Technical College directly using the provided contact details.

Study at Goroka Technical College 

Whether you are a Grade 12 school leaver or a non-school leaver, the college offers courses that can help you build a successful career. 

Take the necessary steps to apply and seize the opportunity to acquire valuable skills and knowledge at Goroka Technical College.

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