Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Dressmaking - Beginners

In this course participants will learn to draft patterns, cut, and assemble garments. Topics include blouses, various types of skirts and dresses.


Latest Course Information

  • May 30, 2017

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Burrowes
    Course Fee:
    $175.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • Can partial payments be made?

    No, the programme cost must be paid in full at the time of registration.

  • Do I have to bring/buy tools for my class?

    Trainees are not expected to bring their own tools to class. They are however encouraged to save some of their stipend towards the purchase of tools and equipment for their personal use after they have completed training and have begun their careers.

  • 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.

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Training Centres

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

  • Deacons Training Centre

    The Deacons Training Centre is our newest training location. It is close to the City and offers training in several disciplines including Plumbing, Carpentry, Computer Applications, and Electrical Installation.

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Testimonials

  • Cynthia Martin

    Going to the Barbados Vocational Training Board to sign up for a Plumbing course, was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. I always thought you had to be a teenager or in your early twenties, to be able to sign up for training or even to be considered, to do an apprenticeship. But five years later, I am living proof that it is never too late to change careers completely. I am now self-employed and operating my own plumbing company; I’m never out of work.

    Cynthia Martin

    Managing Director, CJM Plumbing Services

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