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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 30, 2016

    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 30, 2016 according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.

    Applicants are reminded to complete payment in full by May 26, 2016 to secure your place on a course, as places on the Evening Programme are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons wishing to register for a course should therefore confirm their place by paying the necessary fees in full as soon as possible after registration as the course may become full before the registration deadline.                          

    May 2016 Schedule

  • Feb 25, 2016

    CVQ Certification - Level II Furniture Making

    The Barbados Vocational Training Board in conjunction with the Competency Based Training Fund and the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation is offering training to the public in furniture making for certification in Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) in Level II Furniture Making.

    For more details, please see the flyer below. The application form is available for download here.

    cbtf furniture making

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the cost of each programme?

    Only the Evening Programmes have an associated cost. This ranges between $150 and $400. For information on specific classes, please visit our Evening Programmes section.

  • Do participants have to supply their own materials?

    On most courses, class participants will be provided with tools and materials to complete the course. However there are some courses, such as International Cooking, where participants may be asked to bring ingredients/materials.

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Course News

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Testimonials

  • Jason Haynes

    I enjoyed being involved in the Apprenticeship Programme – both the theoretical and practical component.  The experience was worthwhile, as I was able to acquire a skill and also further my studies.

    Jason Haynes
    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician at A-Con Air Conditioning Consultants Inc.

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