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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

  • 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.                          

    September 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

  • Who can apply for an Evening programme?

    The evening programme caters to all persons, whether employed or unemployed, who want to learn a skill for employment, make extra money, or complete a do-it-yourself project, saving money by undertaking tasks they would otherwise pay for.

  • Who can become an Apprentice?

    Anyone of school leaving age or over, who is desirous of being trained in a field in which a scheme of training is offered, is eligible.

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Course News

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Testimonials

  • Carlos Watson

    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.

    Carlos Watson

    Machine Operator at Structural Systems Limited

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