Trainees in the Carpentry Programme will be given competencies and skills required in the construction industry. They will be taught how to prepare estimates and perform preventative maintenance of timber and wall buildings, applying a variety of finishes in the process. The course may include:
- Carpenter’s Formwork
- Wooden Wall and Floor Frame Construction
- Roof Construction
Latest Course Information
Mar 18, 2013Duration:9 Months
Day(s):Monday - Friday
Time:8:00am - 4:00pm
Tutor:Mr. Forde, Mr. Cadogan, D. Waterman
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a few FAQs pertaining to this programme or course:
- Is there an age limit?
Yes, applicants must be at least age sixteen (16) to be considered for selection to a programme.
- How often are programmes offered?
Classes are offered two or three times annually depending on the trade.
- Does the Barbados Vocational Training Board provide financial assistance for applicants?
No, although in extreme cases referrals are made to external agencies on the behalf of the student.
This course is held at the following training centre(s):
Deacons Training Centre
The Deacons Training Centre is our newest training location. It is close to the City and offers training in several disciplines including Plumbing, Carpentry, Computer Applications, and Electrical Installation.
St. Lukes Skills Training Centre
This centre is located at the old St. Luke’s Girl’s school and offers classes in carpentry, plumbing, and other disciplines. The centre is currently being expanded, offering trainees hands-on experience on the project.
Hothersal Skills Training Centre
This centre offers tiling, carpentry, and masonry in a relaxing country atmosphere.
I found my apprenticeship to be beneficial and I gained experience in the Autobody trade. I would recommend the programme to others. Having completed my Apprenticeship, I continue to work as an Autobody Technician at Collision One.
Autobody Technician at Collision One