Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Dhaka Ahsania Mission offers technical and vocational education and training (TVET) facilities to students in 13 different courses in the fields of light engineering, construction, informal economy and readymade garments through six vocational and technical training institutes. The institutes are:

1. Vocational Training Institute, Pallabi, Dhaka

2. Ahsania Mission Syed Sadad Ali Memorial Education & Vocational Training Center (AMSSMEVTC)

3. Skills Development Training for Garments Worker

4. Skills for Unemployed and Underemployed Labour (SkillFUL)

Besides, there are two rural vocational training centres in Jamalpur district – one located at Sarishabari and the other at Dewanganj. DAM also provides technical support to two government (Department of Women affairs) run training institutes for women:

_ Shaheed Sheikh Fazilatunnea Mujib Women’s Training Academy, Zirani, Gazipur, where

DAM is extending technical support since 2011)

_ Women’s Handicrafts and Agricultural Training Centre, Basherhat, Dinajpur (since 2012)

 

The following courses are being conducted through various VTIs/VTCs during the year.

Electrical Works: Domestic & Industrial (432 contact hours for over six months)

Electronics: Domestic & Industrial (432 contact hours for over six months)

Refrigeration & Air conditioning: Domestic & Industrial (432 contact hours for over six months)

Mobile phone : Servicing (432 contact hours for over six months)

Beautician: Beautification & hair dressing for female (432 contact hours for over six months)

Dress Making & Tailoring : Domestic (432 contact hours for over six months)

Embroidery: Machine & Hand: Domestic & Industrial (216-432 contact hours for over 3-6 months)

Leather craft: Domestic & Industrial, except footwear (180-360 contact hours for over 3-6 months)

Block Batik & Screen Printing: Domestic & Industrial (216-432 contact hours for over 3-6 months)

Garments Machine Operator: Export oriented Industrial (384 contact hours for over two months)

Sweater Knitting Operator: Export oriented Industrial (384 contact hours for over two months)

Sweater Linking Operator: Export oriented Industrial (384 contact hours for over two months)

Kurthcupi & Jori Chumki : Domestic (216 contact hours for over three months)

 

The TVET programme components include:

_ Technical and vocational skills training

_ Lifeskills training

_ Employment support service

_ Market linkage support for self-employment

_ Social mobilisation to increase social acceptability of trade skills

_ Training resource development

_ Networking and partnership development