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Barbadians to benefit from technical training

June 10, 2024

Thousands of Barbadians will benefit from technical training in over 20 subject areas in a few weeks.

It comes as Government rolls out the second edition of the Barbados Construction Gateway Training Initiative.

According to Deputy Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw, Cabinet made a decision on the training last week.

The initiative, was first launched two years ago to meet the labour demands from the construction sector.

The Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology, the Barbados Community College and the Barbados Vocational Training Board are the institutions that will facilitate classes yet again.

And SJPI Principal, Ian Drakes is excited about the news.

However, he notes there will be a few tweaks to the offerings when the courses start tentatively in July.

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