Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

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

  • Jun 04, 2018

    Evening Programme Start Date

    All Evening Programme registrants are asked to note that the start date for the Evening Programme is the week of June 4, 2018 according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.

    Applicants are reminded to complete payment in full by May 25, 2018 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.                          

    June 2018 Schedule

  • Mar 16, 2018

    Procurement

     

    INVITATION TO BID:

    COMPLETION OF THE MULTI-PURPOSE CLASSROOM BLOCK

    BARBADOS VOCATIONAL TRAINING BOARD

    C. LOMER ALLEYNE CENTRE

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How often are programmes offered and what is the duration?

    Classes are offered annually on a semester system starting in August. Most classes run for two semesters and end in June, however there are some classes which run for one semester and begin again in January.

  • When do classes begin?

    Evening Programmes are run three times a year and begin in January, May, and September. 

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Course News

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Testimonials

  • Jason Pinder

    My experience at Structural Systems has been a positive one.  My supervisors were helpful throughout the practical training. The Apprenticeship Programme allowed me to further my welding studies, more specifically at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic.  Currently, I am attending at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic where I am studying Electrical Installation.  My manager, supervisor and my workmates at Structural Systems are supporting me in my studies. 

    I would advise any youngster, who wants to acquire skills to apply at the Barbados Vocational Training Board and attend the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic.  My advice would be get a skill and “keep off the block”.

    Jason Pinder

    Welder at Structural Systems Limited

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