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Tailoring - Advanced

Persons enrolled in this class should have some knowledge of tailoring.

Persons will be taught how to cut and assemble the Gents jacket (single and double breasted) and the waistcoat.

Students will be required to complete some tasks at home.

The ability to operate a sewing machine would be an asset, although not a prerequisite.


Latest Course Information

  • Sep 24, 2019

    Duration:
    12 weeks
    Day(s):
    Tuesday
    Time:
    5:30-8:30 pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. Howell
    Course Fee:
    $250.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • Is there a fee for attending Skills Training Programmes (STP)?

    Barbadians do not have to pay any tuition fees to attend the Board’s Skills Training programme. Tuition is free of charge. In addition the Board provides all students with a stipend which will assist with expenses including lunch and transportation costs. Non-Barbadian students with the requisite visa are required to pay tuition fees.

  • 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.

  • Can partial payments be made?

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

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Training Centres

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

  • All Saints Skills Training Centre

    The All Saints Centre is known for its Bar and Restaurant Services, International Cooking and Garment Making programmes. It has modern cooking facilities, as well as a gazebo-styled bar and restaurant and a garment-making room equipped for the training of industrial sewing machine operators.

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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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