The National Transformation Initiative has courses created by Bajans for Bajans. These free online courses will help you learn the basics in key subject areas. Absorb course content that will make you more knowledgeable about yourself, your finances, your online safety and the way you communicate with others. Whether you are new to online learning or are comfortable navigating the online learning space, NTI courses are a great place to start. At the end of each course, you will receive a free certificate. Browse our FAQs for more details about our NTI course certificates.
Online Safety Essentials
Be proactive about protecting yourself from potential threats to your personal information, communications and even your overall well-being. Learn how to spot fake news, detect threats and get tips on reducing your exposure to threats.
This course will equip every Barbadian with the knowledge, skills and values needed to be citizens of good character and competence in a SMART Barbados that is engaging with a digital world. It is designed to help participants gain self-confidence and a better understanding of their place in society.
Personal Financial Management
Learn the basic concepts of financial management, how to prepare a budget and how to control your spending based on that budget. The course will examine debt, mortgages, the impact of risk on decision making, and saving for more than just a rainy day.
Beginners Sign Language
Who better than expert Sign Language interpreter Bonnie Leonce to walk you through the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL). By the end of this highly practical course, you will be able to sign simple sentences and give a personal introduction!
This introductory course highlights some of the initial questions and decisions that come with business ownership. Starting a business that lasts requires a specific mind-set that you will start to develop to ensure you have what it takes to overcome challenges, identify opportunities and build the support system you need.
Introduction to Coding with Java
Learn what code is and the basic principles of programming with Java. You don’t need any coding experience for this basic course. Plus, your course instructor Chris Welch will be there to support you along the way.
Occupational Safety and Health
This training is extremely vital since we are all exposed to the current health threat of COVID-19. Throughout this course, you will learn preventative and protective measures for safe and healthy working conditions that mitigate against workplace related accidents
Learn how to understand and respond to change. Gain appropriate self-knowledge as well as the skills necessary to develop and use a personal strategy for adapting to change, in general, and in the workplace, in particular.
Unlimited FREE Access
All NTI and NTI Coursera online courses are free to the people of Barbados.
NTI and NTI-Coursera certificates are internationally accredited and supported by the Barbados Accreditation Council (BAC).
4500 Video Courses
With access to over 4,000 interactive courses, you can learn from engaging videos and material.
Learning can be done on any device, anywhere, any time, and at your own pace.
Courses are taught by local experts and international industry educators from over 200 leading universities.
Our friendly e-learner support team is available to help you with any questions, concerns or challenges.