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Barbados Employment and Sustainable Transformation Programme

Tourism Sector

Is your company a participant of the BEST Programme?

Sign up now for a BEST NTI account to access our courses.

The National Transformation Initiative (NTI) will help companies prepare tourism-specific training plans. The NTI will meet the cost of NTI sourced training.

As part of BEST requirements, companies and their employees’ representatives must submit a Joint Return to Work and Training Plan, which will outline the training and
development component.

Firms will take initiatives to transform and upgrade the skills and competencies of their employees. Employees will receive certificates and qualifications that will enhance their employability for the future.



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This Personal Financial Management course is designed to provide the basic concepts of financial management, show you how to prepare a budget and introduce the tools to help control your spending based on that budget. It will examine debt; mortgages; the impact of risk on decision making and saving for more than just a rainy day.

The course provides a foundation for you to understand and effectively apply various financial tools and skills and gain confidence in your choices to achieve financial stability. It will look at ways in which the money you earn can work harder for you and give you greater security in the future.

Online Course

In this highly practical course, Sign Language interpreter Bonnie Leonce who many of you will recognise from local media, walks you through the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL). You will start with the basics such as the alphabet and counting to 10, moving your way through to days of the week and identifying colours. By the end of the course you will be able to sign simple sentences and give a personal introduction!

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Introduction to Coding with Java

In this practical course you will learn what code is and the basic principles of programming with Java. The course level is basic so no prior experience in coding is necessary and your course instructor Chris will be there to support you along the way.

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Being the Best Bajan

This course will equip every Barbadian with the knowledge, skills and values needed to be citizens of good character and competence in a SMART Barbados that is engaging with a digital world.

The course is designed to help participants gain self-confidence and a better understanding of their place in society. 

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Occupational Safety and Health

Whether you are returning to the labour force as an employee or considering starting your own business venture, you have a role to play in reinforcing the progress made thus far in curbing the spread of COVID-19 by ensure a safe working environment.

This training is extremely vital since we are all exposed to this health threat. The learner would be exposed to preventative and protective measures for safe and healthy working conditions that mitigate against workplace related accidents.

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Core Skills

Self-Transformation and Personal Excellence

This course is designed to help participants understand interconnectedness and interdependence in the world in which we live, how it leads to change, as well as the threats and opportunities brought about by change. Additionally, it helps participants to acquire appropriate self-knowledge as well as the skills necessary to craft and implement a personal strategy to adapt to change in general and change in the workplace in particular.

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Online Safety Essentials

Being safe online means that you are actively protecting yourself from potential threats that might impact your personal information, communications and even your overall well-being.

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The economic impact of COVID-19 is pushing many women and men to consider entrepreneurship as a means to make a living and create their own employment. Starting a business that lasts requires a specific mind-set to ensure you are able to overcome challenges, identify opportunities and build the support system you need. This introductory course seeks to confront participants with some of these initial questions and decisions.

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