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Our Purpose


Portland Arts and Vocational Education Centre is committed to the social and economic empowerment of at-risk youth in Jamaica.


Portland Arts and Vocational Education Centre empowers students through market-driven training. We offer hands-on experience and ongoing mentoring to cultivate their success in their chosen vocations, thereby fostering a stronger community.


  • Moral & Ethical Commitment

  • Instilling Right Values and Attitudes

  • Speaking Respectfully

  • Personal Responsibility

  • Adherence to Policies & Procedures

  • Timely Reporting

  • Commitment to Training

  • Inclusivity

  • Self-Improvement

  • Applying Learning

  • Helping Others

  • Giving Back

  • Caring

  • Building Community

  • Collaboration

  • Sustainability

  • Market-Driven Approach

  • Mentoring 

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