The Barbados Light & Power Co. Ltd. is dedicated to providing practical on-the-job training to persons in the form of an Apprenticeship Programme and Student Job Attachments.
BL&P acts as one of the hosts of the Apprenticeship Programme formed by The Barbados Vocational Training Board.
The programme is a formalised system of on-the-job training and theoretical training on a day release basis with a goal to train persons to the level of competence required in the area of Mechanics. This allows people to learn skills and earn as they learn with practical, properly supervised applied training in an area, which required a high degree of skill and knowledge.
Further Details on this programme may be obtained from The Barbados Vocational Training Board.
Student Job Attachments
Each year students are temporarily employed during semester breaks from tertiary level institutions such as: Barbados Community College, University of the West Indies, Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic, Vocational Training Board, as well as some overseas colleges.
Students may apply for vacation attachments either by sending application letters directly to the Company or through the attachment programme at their institution.