BVTB Playing Critical Role In Country

Sharon Austin Top Stories

This island’s Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has underscored the critical work of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) in preparing the youth for emerging areas of employment as identified by Government. Senator Dr. Byer Suckoo expressed her views recently during the BVTB’s Graduation Ceremony 2017 at the Lester Vaughan School. She identified some of those areas …

BVTB Graduation Ceremony On Saturday

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Scores of Barbadians will be presented with their certificates and scrolls during the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s (BVTB) graduation ceremony this Saturday, November 18, at the Lester Vaughan School. The ceremony will get under way at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the School Hall, at Cane Garden, St. Thomas. The feature address will be delivered by Minister of …

BVTB Skills Programme Tracer Studies

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) has commenced its Graduate Tracer and Attrition Studies for persons who have completed the Skills Training Programmes during the academic period 2014-2016. The BVTB will also be completing an Attrition Study for persons who dropped out from the Skills Training Programmes between August 2016 and June 2017. The aim of the Graduate Tracer study …

BVTB Attrition & Graduate Tracer Studies

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will be completing Graduate Tracer and Attrition Studies for persons who have completed the Skills Training Programmes during the academic period 2014-2016. The BVTB will also be completing an Attrition Study for persons who dropped out from the Skills Training Programmes between August 2016 and June 2017. The objective of the Graduate Tracer study …

US Envoy Impressed With BVTB Students

Julie Carrington Top Stories

The students enrolled in the Barbados Vocational Training Board’s (BVTB) Bar and Restaurant Services course have come in for high praise from United States Ambassador to Barbados, Linda Taglialatela. The students showed off their skills last Wednesday as they blended and served a variety of non-alcoholic drinks to Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator …

Students Urged To See ‘A Ganar’ Positives

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Students pursuing programmes under the A Ganar Skills for the Future programme have been told to see the programme and the resources allocated as a gift to be used wisely. Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harcourt Husbands, made this assertion today while addressing a brief ceremony to update officials on the progress with …

BVTB Application Dates Extended

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Members of the public still have a few more days to sign up for the skills training courses offered by the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB). The deadline for the receipt of applications has been extended to Friday, June 9.  Interested persons may sign up for masonry, carpentry, joinery, steel bending, skidsteer loader, heavy duty (backhoe), and tractor operations, at …

BVTB Offices To Close Thursday

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The offices and training centres of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) will be closed this Thursday, April 27, to facilitate a staff development workshop. Regular business operations will resume on Tuesday, May 2, following the public holidays on Friday, April 28, and Monday, May 1. The BVTB apologises for any inconvenience caused. malissa.brathwaite@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Public Health …

BVTB Graduates Awarded CVQs

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) has awarded a number of first-time Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs) to 186 new graduates. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, Yolande Howard, made this disclosure recently, while delivering the feature address at the Board’s Graduation Ceremony, at the Lester Vaughn School. She outlined the newly-certified areas of study as: Food Preparation and Cookery, …

Deadline Extended For TVET Forum

Malissa Brathwaite Notice

The deadline for nominations for the International TVET Youth Forum has been extended until tomorrow, Friday, March 24. The two-day forum will take place on October 14 and 15 in the United Arab Emirates, during WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Expenses will be covered for the successful participant to attend the event. Young persons between the ages of 18 and 24, …