SJPI Receives Donation From Trans-Tech

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is a demand for highly skilled and qualified mechanics and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) is meeting that need through its Motor Vehicle Engineering Programme, and with the help of a number of business partnerships. The Institute recently received a donation of a Launch X413 diagnostic scanner, transmissions and engines from Trans-Tech Inc. during a presentation …

WorldSkills Barbados Winners To Be Revealed

bgis Ministry News

The winners of the WorldSkills Barbados 2018 Competition will be revealed tomorrow, Friday, July 6, at a Closing/Awards Ceremony to be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, at 4:00 p.m. Minister of Education, Technological and Vocational Training, Santia Bradshaw, will deliver remarks at the ceremony. Nearly 40 students, including four competitors and one reserve per …

SJPI Students Trained In Protected Agriculture

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Second-year students of the Division of Agriculture at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) have been certified in the construction and management of greenhouses, under a Protected Agriculture course. The course, which ran from January to May 2018, sensitised students on greenhouse farming best practices. It was the result of a recent project collaboration between the SJPI and …

Graduation For Greenhouse Project Students

Nya Phillips Ministry News

Twenty-two students of the Division of Agriculture at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will receive certificates in greenhouse training during a graduation ceremony tomorrow, Thursday, May 10. It will be held in the conference room of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, at 1:30 p.m. The training was …

SJPI Registered By Accreditation Council

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) has scored a major achievement after being registered by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This is the first step in the Wildey, St. Michael institute becoming an accredited institution. The registration, which was approved on April 2 this year, lasts for a period of one year, after which the SJPI must re-apply …

School Leavers Invited To ‘A Ganar’ Job Fair

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Persons who graduated from secondary school between 2013 and 2018 are invited to the ‘A Ganar’ Job Fair and Evaluation, to be held at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, Wildey, St. Michael, on Saturday, May 5, from noon until 6:00 p.m. The event is an opportunity for unemployed school leavers to find their dream job. Employers will showcase …

SJPI Extends Late Application Deadline

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

There is still time to apply for a number of courses at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) for the 2018-2019 academic year. The late application deadline has been extended until Wednesday, March 28, 2018, for certificate programmes being offered in Agriculture – Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and Crop Husbandry; Automotive Welding Engineering – Vehicle Body Repairs, Maritime Operations, …

SJPI To Host Inaugural Fashion Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will host its first annual SJPI Fashion Week from Monday, April 16, to Saturday, April 21. The Division of Human Ecology will be coordinating the week, which will commence with an opening ceremony and climax on Saturday, April 21, with the grand finale – a runway show featuring the best pieces from the …

Blackman & Gollop Class Four Students At SJPI

Melissa Rollock Top Stories

Parents and guardians are advised that Class Four pupils of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School are to report to classes at the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI), Wildey, St. Michael, from tomorrow, Wednesday, March 14. Parents and pupils are asked to enter the SJPI from the entrance nearest to the Caribbean Development Bank, instead of the main …

SJPI’s Open House Next Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI) will hold its annual open house from Tuesday, February 6, to Friday, February 9. It will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and then from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. daily at the Wildey, St. Michael campus. Members of the public will be treated to a showcase of students’ work and live demonstrations. …