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

  • Feb 06, 2021

    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:

  • 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.

  • What is the cost of each programme?

    Only the Evening Programmes have an associated cost. This ranges between $150 and $400. For information on specific classes, please visit our Evening Programmes section.

  • What qualifications do I need to take an Evening programme?

    No qualifications are required. Some advanced courses require that the beginners’ course be taken first.

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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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