Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Farm Tractor Operator

Students will learn to drive and operate the farm tractor, perform preventative maintenance, and cultivate agricultural land.

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

*Safety boots, reflector vest, and gloves are required.

*Students are responsible for paying their own licensing fees.

(Licensing fees are payable to the Barbados Licensing Authority.)


Latest Course Information

  • Oct 03, 2020

    Duration:
    12 weeks
    Day(s):
    Saturday
    Time:
    11:00am - 2:00pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. Sinckler
    Course Fee:
    $350.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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.

  • Who can become an Apprentice?

    Anyone of school leaving age or over, who is desirous of being trained in a field in which a scheme of training is offered, is eligible.

  • 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.

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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.

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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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