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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 26, 2016

    Evening Programme Start Date

    All Evening Programme registrants are asked to note that the start date for the Evening Programme is the week of Sept 26, 2016 according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.

    Applicants are reminded to complete payment in full by Sep 23, 2016 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.                          

    Sept 2016 Schedule

  • Mar 08, 2012

    BVTB Salutes our World Skills Barbados Competitors

    See here our salute to our World Skills Competitors!

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to find my own employer?

    The Board is able to facilitate this process but you can also find your own employer.

  • What do I receive at the end of the programme?

    You will receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship. Note that in order to receive certification persons must have completed both the practical and theoretical aspects of their training programme. Certification is based on attendance, the completion of the skills, tasks and competencies listed in the scheme of training and the submission of relevant records from the employer and the approved academic institution.

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  • Michael Harewood

    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.

    Michael Harewood

    Autobody Technician at Collision One

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