Steel Bending | Barbados Vocational Training Board

Tiling and Decorative Finishes

Not just your ordinary Tiling course! This is an extremely popular programme which teaches participants how to cut and align ceramic tiles in various designs. In addition, participants will also be taught the latest techniques in the application of trowel plastic.


Latest Course Information

  • Feb 01, 2021

    Duration:
    12 Weeks
    Day(s):
    Monday
    Time:
    5:30pm-8:30pm
    Tutor:
    Mr. Hinds
    Course Fee:
    $325.00

Frequently Asked Questions

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How long is the Apprenticeship Programme?

    The apprenticeship contract is usually for a period of three years although some exemptions can be made to shorten the period of training if the apprentice has already completed some theoretical or practical training at an approved institution. Exemptions are subject to the Director’s discretion.

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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

  • Jason Haynes

    I enjoyed being involved in the Apprenticeship Programme – both the theoretical and practical component.  The experience was worthwhile, as I was able to acquire a skill and also further my studies.

    Jason Haynes
    Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician at A-Con Air Conditioning Consultants Inc.

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