BNSI To Host Training On Standardisation Work

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), will host a regional training workshop next week on engaging stakeholders and managing stakeholder participation in standardisation work. The regional training will be conducted from Tuesday, February 20, to Thursday, February 22, at the Courtyard by Marriott, the Garrison Historic Area, Hastings, Christ Church, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Its main purpose …

RSS’ Leadership Training Ongoing

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Over 20 senior personnel are currently undergoing two weeks of leadership training as part of the Regional Security System (RSS) Headquarters’ Executive Development Course 2018. The course is aimed at enhancing the strategic management and leadership capacity of senior managers and leaders in the RSS’ law enforcement agencies. Participants have been drawn from the police forces, military, fire departments, customs, …

Courts Closed February 9 For Training

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that the District “A” Criminal Court; the District “B” Magistrates’ Court/Boarded Hall; the District “E” Magistrates’ Court at Holetown; and the District “F” Court, in St. Joseph, will be closed on Friday, February 9, to facilitate the training of Police Prosecutors. However, all Magistrates’ Courts offices will be open for business as usual on …

BVTB Receives Registration Status

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB) has been awarded registration status as an educational provider by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC). This disclosure has come from BVTB’s Director of Training, Henderson Thompson, who said the organisation was registered on December 1, 2017, for one year. He said: “We consider the achievement of registration to be a major event in the …

Training Sessions For South Coast Food Handlers

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Ministry of Health is hosting training sessions for owners, managers and employees of food businesses on the south coast aimed at ensuring that proper hygiene practices are maintained in light of the ongoing sewage problems in the area. While mitigating measures put in place by the Barbados Water Authority have resulted in an end to the sewage spills over …

Career Counsellors Undergo NVQ Training

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development’s Human Resource Development Unit (HDU) is moving to ensure that those involved in helping the island’s youth make crucial choices about their career prospects are adequately trained. To this end, the Ministry has engaged the services of Profiles Caribbean Inc. to deliver the Level 3 National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) in …

More Persons Need Training In Customs

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, believes a group of people should be trained in the basics of customs work so Government could draw on those resources when the need arises. Mr. Sinckler expressed this view over the weekend while addressing the Customs Brokers’ Annual General Meeting at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. “We need a cadre of persons in …

Productivity Session For Managers

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Supervisors and managers will get another opportunity to sharpen their skills while receiving valuable tips on productivity best practices when The Productivity Council hosts a two-day workshop next week. It will be held on September 13 and 14 at the Council’s office, Third Floor, Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, starting at 9:00 a.m. Some of the topics to be examined …

Maritime Training Course July 3

Sharon Austin Ministry News

Twenty-one mid-level and or senior non-commissioned officers operating in maritime law enforcement agencies in the region will soon undergo three weeks of residential training in Barbados. The Maritime Operations and Planning course, to be held at the Barbados Coast Guard Base HMBS Pelican, at Spring Garden, St. Michael, will begin Monday, July 3. The aim of the course is to …

Volunteers To Benefit From Tradewinds

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Volunteers in Exercise Tradewinds 2017 will not be going away empty handed. That’s because each person will have an opportunity to participate in basic first aid and disaster management training at the conclusion of the exercise. This was disclosed by Host Nation Co-Director, Major Carlos Lovell, during the first of two town hall meetings held to create awareness and encourage …