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 Land Registry …

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, …