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Technical and Vocational Education and Training for All

Our website is designed to provide all the information you may need about the Barbados Vocational Training Board. Who are we? We’re a training institution with a focus on technical/vocational education and training, and we’re committed to excellence in all that we do. We’re confident you will enjoy training with us, so please continue to browse the site and feel free to contact us for further information.

Current Events

  • May 12, 2014

    Evening Programme Start Date

    All Evening Programme registrants are asked to note that the start date for the Evening Programme is the week of May 12 2014, according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.

    Applicants are reminded to complete payment for these classes by Friday, May 9 2014.                           

    May 2014 Evening Programme

  • Apr 01, 2014

    BVTB in World Skills Winners’ Row Again

    We are extemely proud of all our World Skills competitors who have put us in winners' row! We especially salute Adisia Sargeant for her win in Beauty Therapy and Omari Lamming, Gold medallist in Culinary Arts.

     

    World Skills Barbados

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can partial payments be made?

    No, the programme cost must be paid in full at the time of registration.

  • How long is the Apprenticeship Programme?

    The apprenticeship contract is usually for a period of three years although some exemptions can be made to shorten the period of training if the apprentice has already completed some theoretical or practical training at an approved institution. Exemptions are subject to the Director’s discretion.

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Course News

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Testimonials

  • Cynthia Martin

    Going to the Barbados Vocational Training Board to sign up for a Plumbing course, was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. I always thought you had to be a teenager or in your early twenties, to be able to sign up for training or even to be considered, to do an apprenticeship. But five years later, I am living proof that it is never too late to change careers completely. I am now self-employed and operating my own plumbing company; I’m never out of work.

    Cynthia Martin

    Managing Director, CJM Plumbing Services

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