General Conversation Language Courses

Spanish ▪ French ▪ German ▪ Italian

Beginners – French, German, Italian, Spanish Level 1 Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2.

Intermediate – French and Spanish  only Level I Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2

Advanced – French and Spanish only Level 1 Semester 1, Level 2 Semester 2.

Courses are offered when there is an adequate number of interested persons.

Entry Requirements

Beginners’ Level

  • No entry requirements


Intermediate Level

  • Barbados Community College (BCC) Beginners’ or other equivalent certificate or Prior Learning Assessment


Advanced Level

  • Associate or higher Degree



The BCC Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of a course and indicates the proficiency level attained by the student.

Students may select one of two options available. Criteria for award of BCC certificates are:

  • Course Completion Letter
  • Certificate of Proficiency


Course Completion Letter

  • Awarded at the end of each semester



  • Regular attendance – at least 80%


Certificate of Proficiency 

  • Awarded at the end of  each semester



  • Regular attendance – at least 80%
  • Satisfactory completion of course work with 60% in each exercise



Course: BDS$250.00 per semester

Student ID Card:  BDS$15.00

Please pay fees to the College’s Accounts Department, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Cash or cheques accepted.

Fees are non-refundable after the second week of classes. Student ID Cards are required for admittance to classes.  ID cards are processed in the Office of Student Affairs Section of the  College 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Application Forms

Application forms may be obtained online, from the Office of Student Affairs or the Barbados Language Centre, BCC between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Forms may also be  requested via email or fax.

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Barbados Language Centre.

Deadline date for submission of application forms is August 30, 2019



Orientation will take place at the Barbados Language Centre on Monday September 2, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Class Schedule

Classes commence September 3, 2019 and are offered two (2) hours per week once a week from  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for 12 weeks. See schedule overleaf.


For more detailed information:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PHONE: 246-426-2858 EXT. 5327 OR 5328
DIRECT LINE: 246-435-3221