Events & Activities for 2023

WorldSkills Barbados June 20-22 and 24-25.
WorldSkills Barbados 2023

The WorldSkills Barbados (WSB) Competition is Back!

The sixth edition of this live, biennial national skills competition, takes place in June 2023. Twenty-three (23) finalists, respectively, will compete in Cooking and Restaurant Service at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) June 20 – 22, and in Automobile Technology and Car Painting at Inchcape Barbados, June 24 – 25.


The four institutions being represented include:
• The Barbados Community College (BCC)
• Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology (SJPI)
• Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVTB)
• Caribbean Cuisine Culinary Institute (CCCI)

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) June 20–22 and Inchcape Barbados June 24–25
Cooking

JUNE 20

LESC
8:00am – 1:00pm | Mise en Place Preparation (Module 1 Part A) Group 1
2:30pm – 7:30pm | Mise en Place Preparation (Module 1 Part A) Group 2

JUNE 21

8:00am – 1:00pm | Production & Presentation (Module 1 Part B) Group 1
2:30pm – 7:30pm | Production & Presentation (Module 1 Part B) Group 2

June 22

8:00am – 9:00am | Mystery Skills Speed Test (Group 1)
9:00am – 1:00pm | Dessert (Module 2) Group 1
2:30pm – 3:30pm | Mystery Skills Speed Test (Group 2)
3:30pm – 7:30pm | Dessert (Module 2) Group 2
Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC)
Restaurant Service

BAR MODULE – OVERVIEW (TUESDAY PM, JUNE 20TH, 2023)

3:00pm Module briefing BAR
3:15pm Coach/Competitor briefing
3:30pm Mise en place Bar (Classic), Sparkling Wine Service & Signature Cocktail (ALL COMPETITORS)
4:15pm Arrival of Guests (3 persons) Service Signature Cocktail (3+ 1 for the Judges) = portions required
4:45pm Clean down 
5:00pm Mise en place for Sparkling Wine Service
5:10pm Arrival of Guests (6 persons) Service of Sparkling Wine & Canapes from AM preparation
5:40pm Clean down and FINAL mise en place for classic cocktail service
5:55pm Arrival of Guests (6 persons) Service of classic Cocktails à la Carte (3×2)
6:25pm Clean down
6:40pm Coach/Competitor debriefing
7:00pm END OF DAY ONE


MODULE BANQUET SERVICE – OVERVIEW (WEDNESDAY AM, JUNE 21ST 2023)

8:15am Competitors welcome on site
8:30am Module briefing Banquet
8:45am Coach /Competitor briefing
9:00am Mise en place Hors d’œuvre – Smoked Salmon
9:15am Carving & Plating of Hors d’œuvre – 3 identical plates (For FINE DINING)
9:45am Clean down & Napkin draw by Experts
10:00am Mise en place set up
11:00am Mise en place Wine Decanting 
11:15am Decant Wine (For FINE DINING)
11:30am Clean down
11:45am Final Mise en place
12:00pm Guest Arrival & service (6 persons)
1:45pm Clean down
2:00pm Coach /Competitor debriefing
2:05pm LUNCH


MODULE CASUAL DINING – OVERVIEW (WEDNESDAY PM, JUNE 21ST 2023)

3:15pm Module briefing Casual Dining
3:20pm Coach/Competitor briefing
3:30pm Written Test – Wine Knowledge (10 minutes) Practical Wine Test (20 minutes) – Opened wines to use for Casual Dining Service
4:00pm Mise en place for Lunch Service, including for Skill Test 
4:45pm Mise en place for Fruit Carving 
5:00pm Carving Task – 2 identical Fruit Plates & 2 Fruit Salads in Bowls / coupes (Fruit Salads to be garnished)
5:40pm Clean down & Mise en place for Skill Test.
5:50pm Skill Test (Pineapple Flambe) – 2 Competitors ONLY
6:05pm Skill Test (Pineapple Flambe) – NEXT 2 Competitors 
6:20pm Clean down & Final Mise-en-place for service
6:30pm Seating of 6 guests (3 x 2 Guests) – in 5-minute intervals Two course Menu à la carte Soft drinks/ Beer / Wine by glass
7:50pm End of Service & clean down
8:05pm Coach/Competitor debriefing
8:10pm END OF DAY TWO

MODULE FINE DINING – OVERVIEW (THURSDAY AM, JUNE 22ND, 2023)

9:15am Competitors welcome on site
9:30am Module briefing fine dining
9:45am Coach/Competitor briefing
10:00am Table boxing & Napkin Folding 
10:30am Mise-en-place for service of a Table side dining experience for 3 guests
11:30am Final Mise-en-place
11:45am Skill Test Mise-en-place 
12:00pm Skill Test – Salad & dressing for 3 guests 
12:45pm Clean down
1:00pm LUNCH for competitors
2:15pm Guest arrive in 3 minutes intervals – 3 guests , Service begins
5:15pm End of Service , Clean down
5:30pm Coach /Competitor debriefing
5:45pm END OF DAY THREE & END OF COMPETITION
Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC)
Automobile Technology

JUNE 24

Inchcape Barbados
9.00am-10.30am | Engine Management (Automobile Technology A1)
11.30am – 1pm | Engine Management (Automobile Technology A2)
2.30pm – 6:00 pm | Engine Mechanical (Automobile Technology D)

JUNE 25

9.00am – 10:30pm | Brakes (Automobile Technology C1)
11.30am -1.00pm | Suspension, Steering (Automobile Technology C2)
2.30pm-4:00pm | Diagnostics (Automobile Technology E1)
Inchcape Barbados
Car Painting

JUNE 24

Inchcape Barbados
8:30am-10:30am | Paint a New Fender (Car Painting B)
11:30am-12:30pm | Vehicle Masking (Car Painting E)
2:00pm – 4:00pm | Standard Application Inside and Outside Bonnet (Car Painting A)
4:30pm – 6:30pm | 3 Stage Colour (Car Painting F)

JUNE 25

8:30am-11:30pm | Design Inside Bonnet (Car Painting G)
12:00 – 1:00pm | Polishing (Car Painting H)
2:30 pm – 4:30pm | Repair Damaged Fender (Car Painting D)
5:00pm – 7:00pm | New Bumper, Colour – Solid Blue (Car Painting C)
Inchcape Barbados
Closing Ceremony

CLOSING CEREMONY (FRIDAY PM, JUNE 29TH, 2023)

6:00pm Closing Ceremony
Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC)