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Dressmaking - Beginners

In this course participants will learn to draft patterns, cut, and assemble garments. 

Topics include blouses, various types of skirts and dresses.

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


Latest Course Information

  • Feb 03, 2021

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Wednesday
    Time:
    5:30pm-8:30pm
    Tutor:
    Ms. Burrowes
    Course Fee:
    $200.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • How soon will I receive my certificate?

    The certificate is issued once the administrative work is completed verifying that you have met all the criteria for successful completion. 

  • Is there a job attachment involved?

    During training some persons are sent on job attachment. Selection for job attachment is determined by the trainee’s performance, attitude, and behaviour as well as the availability of spaces at participating companies.

  • When do classes begin?

    Evening Programmes are run three times a year and begin in January, May, and September. 

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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

  • 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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