Domestic Summer Programme 2023

Information on the Domestic Summer Programme for 2023

The Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) is seeking to implement the Domestic Summer Programme 2023. In this regard, the METVT is inviting sealed quotations from local contractors to carry out specific maintenance/repairs to the schools listed below during July to August 2023:

Contractors are invited to obtain the relevant Scope of Works from the Education Technical Management Unit (ETMU), ‘Elsie Payne Complex’, Constitution Road, St. Michael between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 pm.  The list of schools and brief description of repairs will also be made available for review on the website and reservations can be made for collection of the desired Scope of Works.

The cost of the Scope of Works and relevant drawings where applicable for each school will be $10.00 and $15.00 respectively.

For works which exceed $50,000.00, successful contractors will enter into a contract and will be required to provide a surety for the due performance of the contract by way of:

a)     a deposit with the Treasury of a sum of money or approved securities to the value of not less than 10 percent of the contract price; or

b)     approved securities to the value of not less than 10 percent of the contract price; or

c)     a bank or accredited insurance company whose liability is not less than 10 percent of the contract price. The cost of obtaining such a surety shall be the responsibility of the contractor. (Contractors need not make arrangements for sureties unless and until they are notified of their tender being selected).  

All proposals must be submitted on the original Scope of Works document previously obtained from the ETMU, accompanied by the completed Form of Tender stating the name of the firm making the proposal, the proposal, name and number of a contact person, the quotation amount and expected duration for completion of the works.

All quotations should reach the ETMU at the address below no later than 4:30pm on Monday, 3 July 2023.This deadline will be strictly observed.

The Director

Education Technical Management Unit

Elsie Payne Complex

Constitution Road

St. Michael 

All Value Added Tax (VAT) registered entities must submit VAT inclusive prices.

A valid Certificate of Registration for the company must also be submitted.

No quotation will be considered unless it complies with the conditions set out in this Notice.

Contractors are advised to visit the schools of their interest prior to pricing the Scope of Works.

The ETMU does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any quotation.







Brief Description of Repairs


Cuthbert Moore Primary

General repairs to the Administration and Hall Blocks.


Deacons Primary

General repairs to the school.


Eden Lodge Nursery

Proposed extension to Classroom.


Eden Lodge Primary

General repairs to the South Block including replacing the roof sheeting, ceiling, and repairs to the Bathrooms.


Erdiston Nursery

General repairs to the building including replacing defective floor tiles, repairs to the Nutrition Room and Bathroom and redecorating the building externally.


George Lamming Primary

General and urgent repairs to the entire plant.


Gordon Walters Primary

General repairs to entire school including the replacement of the defective Oran louvre windows.


Grantley Prescod

Extension of Administration area to address drainage issues and expand management


Grazettes Primary

Replacing the existing roof sheeting, Repairs to ceilings and repairs to the emergency exit stairs.


Hindsbury Primary

General repairs to the plant including repairs to the prefabricated classroom building, replacing the defective roof sheets and windows.


Ignatius Byer Primary

General repairs to entire school including repairs to the spalding areas of concrete work, tiling, and the replacement of defective Oran louvre windows in the Hall and bathroom upgrade. Upgrade to Category 1 Shelter Area.


Irving Wilson School

General Repairs to the prefabricated Unit (workshop)


Maria Holder Nursey-Sharon

Repairs to the roof and redecorating the external walls. Repairs to the P.V system.


Reynold Weekes Primary

General repairs and redecorating of plant.


St. Bernard's Primary

Construction of Classroom No. 2


St. Joseph Primary

Repairs to the perimeter fence.


St. Matthew's Primary

Repairs to 2no. prefabricated classrooms and the construction of a ramp.


St. Silas Primary

General repairs to the plant. Upgrade to Category 1 Shelter Area.


Thelma Berry Nursery

Replace the roof sheeting on all blocks, repair cracks and replace defective windows in the Hall block.


West Terrace Primary

General repairs to the plant.


Workman's Primary

General repairs to the plant.