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

  • Sep 26, 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:

  • 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 is the Admissions Policy for Apprenticeship programmes?

    Applicants must be at least sixteen (16) years old and should have completed nine years of formal education. Applicants may identify an employer who agrees to train them in their chosen trade, or they may request assistance from the BVTB in finding a suitable employer. Applicants must be willing to enter a contractual relationship with the employer as outlined in the Laws of Barbados Cap 42 on Apprenticeship.

  • What is the duration of the programmes?

     Each programme runs one evening a week for 12 weeks. 

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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

  • Brian Murrell

    Thanks to the Skills Training and the Barbados Vocational Training Board, I have acquired the skills to earn an income both in a company and on my own.  If you are going to work for someone – choose your own boss – and if you are going to work for yourself, prepare to work hard, long hours.

    Brian Murrell

    Electrician
    Advanced Electrical Services Inc.

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