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.
Sep 22, 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 September 22 2014, according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.
Applicants are reminded to complete payment for these classes by Friday, September 15 2014. Please note that all fees must be paid in full by September 15, 2014 to secure your place on a course, and 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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What types of programmes are offered?
Evening programme courses are practical, hands-on classes designed to give the participant experience to undertake projects. For a full list of programmes offered, please see our Evening Programmes section.
- Is there a fee for attending Skills Training Programmes (STP)?
Barbadians do not have to pay any tuition fees to attend the Board’s Skills Training programme. Tuition is free of charge. In addition the Board provides all students with a stipend which will assist with expenses including lunch and transportation costs. Non-Barbadian students with the requisite visa are required to pay tuition fees.
Aug 27, 2014September 2014 Courses
Invest in yourself and learn a skill!
Register now for our Evening Programme courses commencing the week of September 22, 2014.
The Apprenticeship Programme has been a good experience. I learned a lot at Structural Systems during the on-the-job training. Within three years, I began as an Apprentice Welder and have become an Operator, by gaining experience in welding, fabrication, and by receiving Autocad training. I enjoyed the theoretical training at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic. The teachers were helpful and kind, especially Mr. Ian Harvey.
Machine Operator at Structural Systems Limited