Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah (R.)

TVET Introduction:
The Technical & Vocational Education & Training (TVET) sector of Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) has playing a significant role in the field of skills development activities in Bangladesh. Since 1985 DAM has been offering variety of livelihood skills development training courses through vocational training institutes. The skills needs of unskilled, unemployed, underemployed and retrenched laborers are being addressed through these skills training along with employment support services. There are seven vocational training institutes (VTIs) located at Dhaka, Gazipur and Jashore district. In those VTIs we are facilitating twelve different courses under readymade garments, informal economy, light engineering and construction sector. All TVET institutions are affiliated and accredited as Registered Training Organization (RTO) from Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) and prevailing to contribute in providing the services regarding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and implementing CBT&A and NTVQF system.

DAM has also established a Technical Teachers’ Training Institute for TVET sector which will be the centre of excellence for TVET teachers/trainers to implement global standard certified training. DAM has planned to establish more VTIs with present & future needs of skill training courses and also adding new trades in the existing VTIs and establish new polytechnic institute at different divisions of the country.

However, total enrolment capacity of trainees is 3760 in a year and total workforce involve are 62 in the field and 06 at head office. In TVET, we follow the DAM’s gender policy and child protection policy and consider inclusion of differently able persons. 

The TVET programme components include:

  • Technical and vocational skills training
  • Life skills training
  • Employment support service
  • Market linkage support for self-employment
  • Social mobilization to increase social acceptability of trade skills
  • Training resource development
  • Networking and partnership development

Target group of skills development training:

  • Unemployed and underemployed adolescents and youths
  • Unskilled labor
  • Retrenched workers from industries
  • Small & medium entrepreneurs
  • Members of microfinance and other programs
  • Aspirant and returnee migrant workers
  • School drop-outs and children engaged in hazardous works.

Skill Development Training Projects:

  • Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) funded by GOB & ADB through PKSF
  • Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) funded by GOB & ADB through BGMEA
  • B-SkillFUL, Swisscontact funded by SDC, EU
  • Sudokhho funded by UK aid and SDC
  • Skills Development Training (SDT) at Dr. K. A. Monsur-DAM Vocational Training Institute 
  • Skills Development Training program funded by Dr. Delwar-Dilruba Foundation Inc.

The list of ongoing vocational training courses:

  • Electrical House Wiring
  • General Electronics
  • Mobile Phone Servicing
  • Certificate in Beautification
  • Dress Making & Tailoring
  • Plumbing & Pipe Fitting
  • Motor Cycle Repairing
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Operation
  • Sweater Linking Machine Operation
  • Computer Office Application
  • AutoCAD (2D & 3D)
  • Refrigeration & Air-conditioning

The list of existing vocational training institutes (VTIs):

  • Ahsania Mission Vocational Training Institute, Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Sarak, Plot: M-1/C, Section: 14, Mirpur, Dhaka-1206 [Mobile: 01736 323313]
  • Ahsania Mission Syed Sadat Ali Memorial Education & Vocational Training Center, 113/Ka, Piciculture Housing Society, Shyamoli, Dhaka-1207 [Mobile: 01313 945406]
  • Ahsania Mission Vocational Training Institute, B: 19, Road: E-2, Eastern Housing Limited, Pallabi, Dhaka-1216 [Mobile: 01738 106564]
  • Ahsania Mission Vocational Training Institute, H: 494, Baten Bhaban,  Bashir Road, Chowrasta, Gazipur [Mobile: 01613 559274]
  • Ahsania Mission Vocational Training Institute, H: 1240 (4th floor), Bottola Road, Board Bazar, Gazipur [Mobile: 01715 608367]
  • Ahsania Mission Vocational Training Institute, Vekutia, Jashore sadar, Jashore [Mobile: 01735 718798]
  • Dr. K. A. Monsur-DAM Vocational Training Institute, Dampara, Ashulia, Savar, Dhaka-1216 [Mobile: 01712 672 753]

Please contact for further information:
TVET division, Dhaka Ahsania Mission
House # 19, Road # 12, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh
Mobile no:   01718 572 887, 01712 672 753