Port Moresby Technical College (POM Tech) is a public technical in Papua New Guinea. The college was established in 1947 as a Technical Training Centre. Today POM Tech is one of the eight technical colleges in the country specializing in ten trade areas.

Port Moresby Technical College Courses history

In the 1980s the main course program offering was the Pre-Employment Technical Training (PETT) Certificate Course. 

Then in the 1990s, the Technical Training Certificate (TTC) course was introduced to replace the PETT Course.

Also, the National Certificate Course concurrently run with the TTC course and eventually phased out the TTC Course.

Port Moresby Technical College Application and Info Page

Technical courses

Courses that are currently offered at Port Moresby Technical College cover all technical and engineering courses at four levels of study. 

Here is the list of courses:

  • Basic Trade Certificate (BTC), National Certificate 1&2 (NC), 
  • Technical Trade Certificate 1&2 (TTC) and 
  • Apprenticeship Courses (Extension Courses). 
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Technical Jobs in PNG

It starts at POM Tech if you are after a new job, a pay rise or just needs to upgrade your skills. 


With major redevelopment projects in the country, POM Tech is the leading quality trade training college.


Moresby Technical College National Certificate Pathway

Candidates must complete Grade 10 to enrol for the National Certificate 1 (NC1). This is where every new technical school enrolment starts. After completing NC1, students can apply to work, to apprenticeships or continue to National Certificate 2. 

Students who gain NC1 and NC2 with work experience can re-enrol for NC3 and NC4.

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Port Moresby Technical College Acceptance List 2023

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering – POWER
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering – ELECTRONICS
  • Diploma of Printing Technology & Multimedia Production
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • Diploma of Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma of Building & Construction
  • Diploma of Business Management & Accounting

Port Moresby Technical College Application PDF

If you wish to enrol at POM Tech you must download the application form PDF, complete it in full, attach the required documents and send it to the college. 

But before you complete the application form, ensure that you read the course information so that you know what you are going to study. Even if you have made up your mind, it is important to know what the college is offering before applying.

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POM Tech Acceptance list 2023 PDF

The non-school leavers and school leavers acceptance list will come out before the academic year starts. 
The non-school leavers who applied straight to Pom Tech will have to check the college for that non-school leavers acceptance list 2023.
As for the Grade 12 school leavers who applied through the National Online Application System (NOAS), check the higher education website for the DHERST Acceptance List 2023.
If you have any questions, check out this link for information on selections and acceptance lists for tertiary institutions in PNG.