Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Braiding and Weaving

This is a self-enhancement programme which is designed to equip participants with the knowledge of how to braid natural hair and apply extensions.


Latest Course Information

  • Feb 07, 2019

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Thursday
    Time:
    5:30pm-8:30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Lowe
    Course Fee:
    $325.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are a few FAQs pertaining to this programme or course:

  • What are the class hours for the Skills Training Programme?

    Classes are conducted from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with the exception of Computer Applications classes which are conducted from 8:30 am – 11:30 am or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

  • How long is the Apprenticeship Programme?

    The apprenticeship contract is usually for a period of three years although some exemptions can be made to shorten the period of training if the apprentice has already completed some theoretical or practical training at an approved institution. Exemptions are subject to the Director’s discretion.

  • What is a stipend?

    A stipend is a fixed regular sum of money paid to trainees to help cover expenses related to their attendance.

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Training Centres

This course is held at the following training centre(s):

  • Lawrence Green House

    The Headquarters of the BVTB; the training facilities are located in the same building as our offices and this is our closest location to Bridgetown.

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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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