Hospitality Institute Offering Courses In January

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s Hospitality Institute is inviting members of the public to learn a new skill in the New Year. It is offering a number of certificate courses commencing in January 2019. Interested persons may learn to plan and organize events with the Event Management course, enhance their cooking skills with the Basic Trade Cookery course, or be introduced …

Florals In Bloom At Hotel Pommarine

Sharifa Medford Ministry News

Students of the Culinary Arts programme of the Barbados Community College’s Hospitality Institute staged a “flower” show in the Pelican Room at Hotel PomMarine this week. The flowers, all made from gum paste, decorated a variety of cakes and were on display during an exhibition entitled Florals in Bloom. Course Instructor, Toni Simpson, explained that the event was a final …

Peter Barker Scholarship For BCC Students

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The name Peter Barker will live on through a scholarship set up in his name by his brother Dr. Nigel Barker. Yesterday, two culinary arts students of the Barbados Community College’s Hospitality Institute (BCCHI) were each awarded the Peter Barker Memorial Scholarship, worth BDS $2,500 each, to continue their studies. Pedrina Haynes, who is pursuing an Associate Degree in Culinary …

BCC’s Graduation Ceremony Saturday, Nov. 3

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College will hold its 45th Graduation Ceremony under the theme: 50 Years of Community: Transforming a Nation, on Saturday, November 3, at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael, beginning at 5:00 p.m. A total of 1,074 graduands are eligible to be conferred with nine Post Graduate Diplomas; 74 Bachelor Degrees; 59 Post Associate Diplomas; 808 …

BCC Offering QuickBooks Pro Course

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s Industry Services Unit is inviting applications for its Introduction to QuickBooks Pro certificate course. Application forms may be collected from the Office of the Registrar, or downloaded from the College’s website.  The application process will close on Friday, September 28. For further information, interested persons may visit the College’s website, or contact the Industry Services Unit …

Deadline Extended For BCC Course

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Industry Services Unit advises members of the public that the deadline for applications for the certificate course Real Estate Sales has been extended. Applications will now close on Friday, September 14, and classes will start on Tuesday, September 18. For more information, interested persons are asked to visit the College’s website; contact the Industry Services …

Registration For BCC Cores & Electives

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Students of the Barbados Community College (BCC) are advised that registration for cores and electives will take place at the College from Monday, September 10, to Wednesday, September 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. See also: READ MORE TAMIS Registration Reminder From BRA anemptytextlline READ MORE Private Day Nurseries Registration Deadl… anemptytextlline READ MORE Hospitality Institute Offering …

BCC Lecturer: Reopen Alma Parris School

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Barbados Community College Tutor and Co-ordinator of the inaugural Reading Clinic for boys, Dr. Astra Babb, has called for the re-opening of the Alma Parris School to cater to a growing number of students with reading and other learning challenges. Speaking at the closing ceremony for the four-week camp this morning, Dr. Babb implored Minister of the Environment and National …

Submission Of CXC Results To BCC

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Registrar of the Barbados Community College has informed applicants who have applied to the College and have not yet been interviewed, that they need to submit their CXC results soon. The submissions will be done on an alphabetical basis. Persons with surnames beginning with A-H should submit on Tuesday, August 21; I-R on Wednesday, August 22; and S-Z on …

Fire Officers Encouraged To Raise The Bar

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Fire officers across Barbados are being encouraged to learn a foreign language, as not all victims whom they assist will be able to communicate in English. That was the advice of Chief Fire Officer, Errol Maynard, to auxiliary fire officers during the 38th passing out parade and award ceremony for fire officers at the Barbados Fire Academy recently. “As a …