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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

  • Feb 22, 2017

    February 2017 Evening Programme Subscribed

    Thank you for your interest in our exciting Evening Programme courses. Please note that classes have already started and new applicants are not allowed to join at this time. Please check our website again in May 2017 for details on class start dates.

  • Feb 06, 2017

    Evening Programme Start Date

    All Evening Programme registrants are asked to note that the start date for the Evening Programme is the week of February 6, 2017 according to your designated class day. See our class schedule here.

    Applicants are reminded to complete payment in full by January 30, 2017 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.                          

    February 2017 Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I sign up?

    Applicants can complete a registration form and make payment at the Barbados Vocational Training Board headquarters on Culloden Road, St. Michael.

  • 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.

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Course News

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Testimonials

  • Jason Haynes

    I enjoyed being involved in the Apprenticeship Programme – both the theoretical and practical component.  The experience was worthwhile, as I was able to acquire a skill and also further my studies.

    Jason Haynes
    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician at A-Con Air Conditioning Consultants Inc.

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