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

  • Sep 18, 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:

  • 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 do I receive at the end of the programme?

    You will receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship. Note that in order to receive certification persons must have completed both the practical and theoretical aspects of their training programme. Certification is based on attendance, the completion of the skills, tasks and competencies listed in the scheme of training and the submission of relevant records from the employer and the approved academic institution.

  • 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.

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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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