Employment & Training Fund

In this section find out more about the ETF – how to access it, what conditions apply, as well as priority areas.


To receiving funding, training providers/employers must adhere to several conditions:

  • Proposed training must prepare participants for occupations that have new jobs projected, or a large number of jobs existing
  • Successful applicants must provide a valid Certificate of Clearance from the National Insurance Office before receiving grant funds
  • Training must be done in Barbados and be completed within 12 months
  • Employers must provide at least 25% of the cost of training
  • Training providers must be registered with the Barbados Accreditation Council