Taxi and Tour Bus Owners and Operators are invited to register for the upcoming Passenger Transport Service Operator Training Course, which is expected to provide them with critical information to assist in better serving their publics.
The sessions are being organised by the Barbados Community College???s (BCC) Industry Services Unit, in conjunction with the Barbados Ministry of Tourism, the Transport Authority and the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Council.
Topics include Business Management, Effective Communication, Defensive Driving, Quality Customer Service, Tour Guiding Basics, Foreign Language Basics, History and Geography of Barbados, and Occupational Safety and Health.
Training starts on Sunday, May 10 and will run for 13 weeks. Classes on Sunday will be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sessions will also take place on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. each day.
Graduates of the course will receive certification in the form of a photo ID to be worn on their person and other accreditation, to be placed in their vehicle.??Application forms can be downloaded from the website www.bcc.edu.bb.
Persons may also contact the Industry Services Unit of the Barbados Community College for additional information at 426-3351 or 426-2858 extension 5366. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 6.