This module is designed to enable trainees to acquire competencies and skills needed to:
- Take body measurements
- Draft patterns
- Cut out casual, formal and sports garments
- Assemble and finish garments
Latest Course Information
Sep 25, 2012Duration:9 Months
Day(s):Monday - Friday
Time:8:00am - 4:00pm
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a few FAQs pertaining to this programme or course:
- Do I get a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, once you qualify. Trainees must obtain a minimum grade of 3 out of a scale of 1-5 for each unit in the module to be certified.
- 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.
- Can I work and attend STP?
No. Skills Training programmes cater to unemployed persons. The Board also conducts Evening programmes which cater to employed persons.
This course is held at the following training centre(s):
All Saints Skills Training Centre
The All Saints Centre is known for its Bar and Restaurant Services, International Cooking and Garment Making programmes. It has modern cooking facilities, as well as a gazebo-styled bar and restaurant and a garment-making room equipped for the training of industrial sewing machine operators.
The Skills Training experience for me was a very delightful one even though it had its challenges. Although I knew a little about mechanics the course Automotive Vehicle Engineering assisted me to understand on a broader scale what mechanics is really about, both the practical and the theory.
At the end of the course I was given the opportunity to begin a job attachment at Nassco Ltd where I have been employed for the last three and a half years.
Apprentice at Nassco Ltd.