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Certificate in Fashion - Part-time*

These programmes are geared to develop the student’s skills in various areas of Fashion. The courses aid students in developing skills both in technical and design areas.


The Design certificate is geared to foster the student’s creativity and encourages innovation and experimentation. The Technical certificate teaches students fundamental building blocks for garment construction. The customized/personalized certificate is a tailor made certificate that fits the student needs.


Upon completion students will be able to further their studies in the field, work as seamstresses, work for designer, etc.


*Choose one of these options

  • Certificate in Fashion: Design – Fashion Illustration, Fashion Design, 2D Visual Language, Fabric Print Design, History of Fashion.
  • Certificate in Fashion: Technical – Pattern Drafting, Construction Techniques, Textiles, Business for Fashion, History of Fashion.
  • Certificate in Fashion: Personalised – A combination of courses from Design and Technical including one theory course per Semester.

Applicants to the Certificate in Fashion MUST submit 10 Fashion sketches and 3 garments when they attend the interview.


Certificate in Information Technology - Full-time & Part-time

The programme is designed to enable students to know and use the hardware and software components of a computer system as well as to enable students to develop an awareness of the impact of computers on today’s society. Some of the courses offered include topics like Introduction to Internet Technologies and Hardware Fundamentals.

The programme is geared towards those persons who want to get “hands on” experience in computer applications and is designed to enhance their efficiency in the workplace. The programme is offered in two (2) semesters.


Certificate in Interior Design - Part-time

This programme creates a knowledge base of the fundamentals of interior design as well as develops the techniques needed to work in this competitive field. The programme caters to the homemaker who has an interest in decorating as well as to the person who is desirous of achieving entry to this industry and its associated fields of event decorating and displays.

Prospective students should have a keen interest in the field. Applicants are selected based on an interview where the applicant’s attitude, maturity and professionalism are assessed.

Applicants are asked to bring a pull-out from a magazine or any relevant picture of an interior they find interesting.


General Catering Certificate

The General Catering Certificate course will allow the students to learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for catering.

Courses in this programme provide students with a sound basic knowledge food preparation and presentation with special reference to the proper use of tools and equipment, food, materials, sound hygienic practices and safety; food and beverage service including equipment, types and styles of food service, menu composition and preparation of the dining room; and to prepare, cook and serve six theme dishes.


Nursing Assistant

The College offers a one (1) year, full time programme for Nursing Assistants. The programme is open to persons between seventeen and older.

A Nursing Assistant will be able, under the supervision of a nurse to:

Give requisite nursing care.
Recognise physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients and families.
Give skilled nursing care relating to the basic needs of patients and families.


Pre-Health Sciences

The programme is designed to raise the level of education of those persons who do not meet the normal entry requirements for the professional programmes in the Division of Health Sciences. Pre-Health Sciences is intended to supplement the general education of Prospective Health Workers, to introduce them to the concepts of health and to acquaint them with the Health Services in Barbados. 


Early Application Period: January 8, 2018 – March 28, 2018  
Early Application Fee: $10.00 Non-Refundable  

Late Application Period: April 3, 2018 – April 27, 2018
Late Application Fee: $60.00 Non-Refundable


Application forms may be collected from the Office of Student Affairs, Barbados Community College between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm or can be downloaded here

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