• Communicating Effectively with Tourists 

      Taufatofua, Lu’isa (Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver; ommunity Development and Training Centre; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
      This course is intended to get participants to think about the importance of communicating effectively with tourists, both from the tourists’ viewpoint and their own. It is intended as a basic introduction for people who ...
    • Setting up a Tourism Project 

      Vaai, Tauvaga; Isara, Tupe T; Wilks, Tina (2002)
      The purpose of this course is to assist people to set up a small business based on the tourist industry in island nations. This will help add commercial value to local cultural activities, increase the ability of people ...
    • Introduction to Tourism 

      Tapasei, Willie; Kalwajin, Enny; Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning; National Institute of Technology; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
      This course will make you think about tourists. As you go through this workbook you will look at: where tourists come from - why they come here and - the things they like to do when they are here - things you should know ...
    • Working with Timber 

      Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
      This course is a basic introduction to working with timber, tools and plans. It helps students to: think about some of the good and bad things about different timbers and how to choose the right timber for a job; practise ...
    • Working with Concrete 

      Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
      This course is a basic introduction to working with concrete and concrete blocks. It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience of concrete work. // It helps students to: ...
    • Small Engine User Maintenance 

      Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
      This course is an introduction to the basic operator maintenance of small engines. It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience working on small engines. // It helps ...
    • Tour Guiding 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth, 2006)
      This 255-hour certificate course is intended for people who are already tour guides or who are aspiring to become tour guides. Specialty courses are three (3) credits and those involving a practical component are four (4) ...
    • Transport and Logistics - Stevedoring: Level 1 

      Commonwealth of Learning; Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-12)
      This course is intended for cargo handlers who are new to the stevedoring and ports industry, either in permanent or casual employment. The course focuses on the terminologies used in port and stevedoring operations, driving ...
    • Life Skills Course 

      Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2013-06)
      Research suggests that a well articulated and efficiently implemented life skills curriculum, successfully addresses a number of societal issues and pressures and acts as a direct investment in a nation’s human capital. ...
    • Garments Machine Operation 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Garment Machine Operation is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for ...
    • Beauty Care 

      Center for International Education and Development (CINED) (Dhaka Ahsania MissionCommonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015)
      Beauty Care is a course for livelihoods skills training designed for neo-literates and persons having limited reading skills. The course materials include a training manual for teachers and a handbook for trainees. The ...
    • Batik Print 

      Khatun, Momtaz (Dhaka Ahsania Mission, 2015)
      With support from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Center for International Education and Development (CINED) of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh developed five vocational skills training packages. These training ...
    • Biogas Production for Domestic Use: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Macharia, Francis N (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-01)
      This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, build and operate a biogas plant for domestic purposes. It is designed for dairy farmers, masons, prospective biogas plan operators and ...
    • Literacy and Numeracy for Basic Trades 

      (Commonwealth of Learning (COL);Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2015-08)
      In response to requests from the small island states of the Pacific region, COL, working in partnership with the Pacific Association of Technical, Vocational Education and Training (PATVET) produced a series of courses ...
    • Basic Manicure and Pedicure Skills: A Flexible Learning Course 

      Kamau, Pauline; Mugure, Tabitha; Njagi, Stella; Mungai, Winnie (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      Through the INVEST Africa partnership of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), representatives of three Kenyan institutes, namely Rift Valley Technical Training Institute, Mombasa Technical Training Institute and Thika ...
    • Beauty Therapy Courses from Botswana 

      Sibanda, Laura; Mazhani, One; Deurwaarder, Jan; Muraya, Christine; Mead Richardson, Alison (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-08)
      The Botswana Technical Education Programme (BTEP) is managed by the Department of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (DTVET) in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development. BTEP is outcomes-based and is ...
    • Commercial Food Preparation: Local Cuisine 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      Employers in Saint Lucia and the region continue to lament that employees lack the skills to operate productively and efficiently at the workplace. The local cuisine of a country is one of its unique selling points (USP) ...
    • Basic Trades for Small Island Nations: Working with Concrete 

      Wightman, Paul; Ene, Lapana; Fuafanua, Sama; Faletiute, Patuki; Vakalasi, Pateni; Ioane, Elisaia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      This course is an introduction to working with concrete and concrete blocks. It was originally written as part of the Pacific Basic Trades Training programme. It has been contextualised for Tuvalu by local teachers to meet ...
    • Garment Production 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      Abstract: Garment production is an area of skill under high demand. Saint Lucia is known for its artistry in costume making for carnival and creative garment designs for the event ‘Hot Couture’. Garment production is a ...
    • Visual Arts: An Introductory Course 

      TVET Unit: Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development of St. Lucia (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2016-09)
      This course is designed to give persons interested in art and design, a foundation in basic principles, knowledge of materials and technical skills.