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 regulation test/permit/licensing fees.


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:

  • Can I work and attend STP?

    No. Skills Training programmes cater to unemployed persons. The Board also conducts Evening programmes which cater to employed persons.

  • What types of programmes are offered?

    Evening programme courses are practical, hands-on classes designed to give the participant experience to undertake projects. For a full list of programmes offered, please see our Evening Programmes section.

  • Do I get a certificate at the end of the course?

    Yes, once you qualify. Trainees must obtain a minimum grade of 3 out of a scale of 1-5 for each unit in the module to be certified.

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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

  • Michael Harewood

    I found my apprenticeship to be beneficial and I gained experience in the Autobody trade. I would recommend the programme to others. Having completed my Apprenticeship, I continue to work as an Autobody Technician at Collision One.

    Michael Harewood

    Autobody Technician at Collision One

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