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Computer Applications

On this course trainees will develop introductory level computer application skills in the fundamentals of computer systems. They will be exposed to the following:

  • Introduction to computers
  • Word Processing – Microsoft word
  • Introduction to Spreadsheet management – Microsoft Excel
  • Introduction to Database Management – Microsoft Access.
  • Printing documents

This course is held at the Six Roads Training Centre or the C. Lomer Alleyne Training Centre.

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Latest Course Information

  • Aug 21, 2017

    Duration:
    1 Semester
    Day(s):
    Monday - Friday
    Time:
    8:30am-11:30pm OR 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Tutor:
    Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Trotman

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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.

  • How much is the stipend?

    The stipend is calculated based on attendance. If all sessions are attended, the stipend is $75.00 per week and it is paid every two weeks.

  • What is the Admissions Policy for Evening programmes?

    Applicants must be at least sixteen (16) years old and are assigned places within the programme on a first-come, first-served basis. Persons who have applied need to confirm their registration by paying the relevant course fee. Applicants who have not gained a place on the course for which they have applied will be required to re-apply for the next available programme.

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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.

  • Six Roads Skills Training Centre

    This centre is located in the industrial estate at Six Roads and offers training in Auto mechanics, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, and Cupboard Construction.

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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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