Trainees on this class will be taught the fundamentals of working in a business environment. They will learn how to perform receptionist duties, including answering the telephone, and operating office machines/equipment such as the facsimile transmission machine, photocopier, computer with printer and scanner, and the guillotine. They will learn how to process mail, schedule activities for the employer and deliver customer service.
Latest Course Information
Jan 02, 2013Duration:3 Months
Day(s):Monday - Friday
Time:8:00am - 4:00pm
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a few FAQs pertaining to this programme or course:
- Is there a job attachment involved?
During training some persons are sent on job attachment. Selection for job attachment is determined by the trainee’s performance, attitude, and behaviour as well as the availability of spaces at participating companies.
- How much is the stipend?
The stipend is $75.00 per week and it is paid every two weeks.
- What is a stipend?
A stipend is a fixed regular sum of money paid to trainees to help cover expenses related to their attendance.
This course is held at the following training centre(s):
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.
Thanks to the Skills Training and the Barbados Vocational Training Board, I have acquired the skills to earn an income both in a company and on my own. If you are going to work for someone – choose your own boss – and if you are going to work for yourself, prepare to work hard, long hours.
Advanced Electrical Services Inc.