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Dressmaking - Advanced

Students will be taught how to assemble and create a wide range of garments, including pants and suits.

Sewing experience would be an asset, although not a prerequisite.

Prerequisite: Dressmaking - Beginners


Latest Course Information

  • Feb 06, 2020

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Thursday
    Time:
    5.30pm - 8.30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Burrowes
    Course Fee:
    $225.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • What is an Apprenticeship?

    Apprenticeship is a voluntary contractual training programme between the employer and apprentice which is ratified by the Director of Training of the Board.

  • 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 are the class hours for the Skills Training Programme?

    Classes are conducted from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with the exception of Computer Applications classes which are conducted from 8:30 am – 11:30 am or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

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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

  • Cynthia Martin

    Going to the Barbados Vocational Training Board to sign up for a Plumbing course, was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life. I always thought you had to be a teenager or in your early twenties, to be able to sign up for training or even to be considered, to do an apprenticeship. But five years later, I am living proof that it is never too late to change careers completely. I am now self-employed and operating my own plumbing company; I’m never out of work.

    Cynthia Martin

    Managing Director, CJM Plumbing Services

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