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Skid-Steer Operator

Students on this class will be taught how to drive and operate a skid-steer loader to clear and excavate ground surfaces. They will also learn how to perform preventative maintenance on the machinery.

*Please note that applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to participate in this course.

*Safety boots and helmet are required.

*Students are responsible for paying their own licensing fees.

(Licensing fees are payable to the Barbados Licensing Authority.)

 


Latest Course Information

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Duration:
    12 weeks
    Day(s):
    Saturday
    Time:
    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. P. Eliott
    Course Fee:
    $300.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • What is a stipend?

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

  • What is the Admissions Policy for Skills Training programmes?

    Applicants must be at least sixteen (16) years and should have completed nine (9) years of formal education to be accepted on the BVTB Skills Training Programme, except for the Bar and Restaurant Services and vehicle operations courses. Applicants must be eighteen (18) years or older to be eligible to apply for these courses. This stipulation is in accordance with Section 57 of the Liquor Licence Act of Barbados for the Bar and Restaurant Services course. The Skills Training Programme is free to all Barbadian nationals. Non-nationals are required to pay a course fee.

  • Will I receive a certificate?

    On successful completion of a programme, you will receive a certificate. Successful completion requires a stipulated attendance and competency level.

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Training Centres

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

  • C. Lomer Alleyne Skills Training Centre

    The CLA centre is where most of the Board’s Evening programmes are held. It is known for its Agricultural and Engineering programmes. CLA is the BVTB’s largest centre and it continues to be expanded.

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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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