Fashion Trades


Apryl Burrows

Head of Department 


Location: A Block, A1, New Providence Campus 
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1 (242) 502-6300 (Ext. 6347)

The Fashion Design Production II programme is a sequence of courses designed to prepare the student to enter the workforce as a self-employed garment maker, a machinist, or garment industry occupations involving altering, pressing, and pattern making. Admission into the diploma programme requires that the student successfully complete the certificate program. The skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be acquired by students are found in the course syllabi. This programme is one year long. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute Diploma in Fashion Design Production II is awarded upon successful completion of the programme. 

Diploma Programme

  • Fashion Design Production II

Certificate Programme

  • Fashion Design Production I

Professional Development Courses

  • Accessory Making
  • Basic Sewing I & II
  • Fashion Design
  • Straw Craft I & II
  • Straw Plaiting & Weaving
  • Upholstery I & II