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

  • Sep 28, 2017

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Thursday
    Time:
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Lowe
    Course Fee:
    $300.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • How do I become an Apprentice?

    Completing an application form gets the process started. After this you must be:

    1. interviewed by an inspector and a potential host employer
    2. Accepted by the employer

    Persons under 18 years must also be examined by a medical practitioner who will certify that they are fit.

  • What is the cost of each programme?

    Only the Evening Programmes have an associated cost. This ranges between $150 and $400. For information on specific classes, please visit our Evening Programmes section.

  • Do participants have to supply their own materials?

    On some courses, class participants will be provided with tools and materials to complete the course. However there are several courses where participants may be asked to buy their own tools and bring ingredients/materials. In these cases a material list is issued at registration.

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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 Pinder

    My experience at Structural Systems has been a positive one.  My supervisors were helpful throughout the practical training. The Apprenticeship Programme allowed me to further my welding studies, more specifically at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic.  Currently, I am attending at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic where I am studying Electrical Installation.  My manager, supervisor and my workmates at Structural Systems are supporting me in my studies. 

    I would advise any youngster, who wants to acquire skills to apply at the Barbados Vocational Training Board and attend the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic.  My advice would be get a skill and “keep off the block”.

    Jason Pinder

    Welder at Structural Systems Limited

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