Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Skid-Steer Operator

Students on this class will be taught how to drive and operate a skid-steer loader to clear and excavate ground surfaces. They will also learn how to perform preventative maintenance on the machinery.

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

*Safety boots and helmet 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:
    11:00 am-2:00 pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. P. Eliott
    Course Fee:
    $300.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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.

  • Do I have to bring/buy tools for my class?

    Trainees are not expected to bring their own tools to class. They are however encouraged to save some of their stipend towards the purchase of tools and equipment for their personal use after they have completed training and have begun their careers.

  • How recognized are the Certificates?

    Certificates are nationally and internationally recognized.

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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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