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Heavy Duty Truck Driving

Trainees on this class will be taught how to operate a heavy goods vehicle with load on the road and to satisfy the requirement of the Barbados Licensing Authority. They will also be taught to perform preventative maintenance on the vehicle.

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

Download the Skills Training Programme Heavy Duty Truck Driving Brochure here.


Latest Course Information

  • Aug 21, 2017

    Duration:
    1 Semester
    Day(s):
    Monday - Friday
    Time:
    8:00am - 4:00pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. Michael Carter

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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.

  • Do participants have to supply their own materials?

    On some courses, class participants will be provided with tools and materials to complete the course. However there are several courses where participants may be asked to buy their own tools and bring ingredients/materials. In these cases a material list is issued at registration.

  • What is the Admissions Policy for the In Plant programme?

    Employers wishing to access training through the In-Plant Programme should communicate the request in writing to the Director of Training. If the programme that the client is interested in is not readily available, a new course is developed for the programme.

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Training Centres

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Testimonials

  • Carlos Watson

    The Apprenticeship Programme has been a good experience. I learned a lot at Structural Systems during the on-the-job training. Within three years, I began as an Apprentice Welder and have become an Operator, by gaining experience in welding, fabrication, and by receiving Autocad training. I enjoyed the theoretical training at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic. The teachers were helpful and kind, especially Mr. Ian Harvey.

    Carlos Watson

    Machine Operator at Structural Systems Limited

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